Democrat, District 46, Baltimore City

    • Miller Senate Office Building, 2 West Wing


    • 11 Bladen St., Annapolis, MD 21401


    • (410) 841-3600, (301) 858-3600


    • 1-800-492-7122, ext. 3600 (toll free)


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    fax: (410) 841-3161, (301) 858-3161


Member of Senate since January 12, 2011. Member, Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2011- (education subcommittee, 2011-; environment subcommittee, 2011-; labor, licensing, & regulation subcommittee, 2011-). Member, Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, 2011-; Joint Committee on Welfare Reform, 2011-. Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Transparency and Open Government, 2011-.

Part-time community liaison, President’s Office, Baltimore City Council, 2005-06. Special Assistant to Chief Executive Officer, Baltimore City Public Schools, 2009-10 (graduate intern, 2007-09). Member, Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities, 2011-; Task Force to Study High-School Dropout Rates of Persons in the Criminal Justice System, 2011-; Task Force to Study the Procurement of Health, Education, and Social Services by State Agencies, 2011-.

Born in Silver Spring, Maryland, April 15, 1983. Davidson College, B.A. (political science & economics), 2005; School of Education, The Johns Hopkins University, M.A.T., 2007; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010. Teach for America high school teacher, Baltimore City Public Schools, 2005-07. Member, Canton Community Association, 2006-. Signatory member, Education Equality Project (national advocacy organization), 2010-. Ambassador, Envision Baltimore, 2010-. Distinguished Presidential Citation, Baltimore City Council President, 2006. Cunningham Award for Public Service and Academic Achievement, University of Maryland School of Law, 2010. Member, St. Casimir Catholic Church, Baltimore. Married.

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