Executive Board

 
 
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President
Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes

Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes was elected to the House of Delegates in 2014 and serves on the Health and Government Operations Committee,  Health Occupations and Long Term Care Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, Insurance Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, Joint Committee on Behavioral Health and Opioid Use Disorders.  In addition to serving as the President of the Women Legislators of Maryland (2018-19), Delegate Sample-Hughes is the Financial Secretary of the Legislative Black Caucus (2018-20) and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Maryland Veterans Caucus since 2016. Prior to representing Representative of District 37A, she served as a Councilwoman for the Wicomico County Council from 2006 to 2014. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations from Delaware State University and a Masters of Science in Management and Public Administration from Wilmington University.

 
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President-Elect
Delegate Trent Kittleman

Delegate Trent Kittleman was first elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 2014 and serves on the Judiciary Committee and the Civil Law and Procedure Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee.  Prior to representing District 9A, Delegate Kittleman served as a board member of the Community Foundation of Howard County, Columbia Foundation and the Women's Giving Circle. In addition, Delegate Trent served on the Task Force on Traffic Capacity Across the Chesapeake Bay, Montgomery County Transportation Policy Task Force and U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Transportation Committee. Delegate Kittleman received a Bachelor's degree in English and Math, a Master's degree from the University of North Carolina, and a Juris Doctor (J.D.)  from the University of Maryland School of Law.

 

 
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First Vice President
Delegate Carol Krimm

Delegate Carol L. Krimm was elected to the House of Delegates in 2014 and serves on the Appropriations Committee; Oversight Committee on Pensions; Transportation and the Environment Subcommittee; Joint Committee on Pensions; Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness; Task Force on Rural Internet, Broadband, Wireless and Cellular Service; and is an associate member of the Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus. She is the First Vice President of the Women Legislators of the Maryland General Assembly. Prior to representing Legislative District 3A, she served as Alderwomen for the City of Frederick from 2009 to 2014. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Social Services and an MBA from Frostburg University.

 
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Second Vice President
Delegate Anne Healey

Delegate Anne Healey was first elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1990. She is currently the Chair of the Rules and Executive Nominations Committee and Chair of the Local Government and BiCounty Issues of the Environment and Transportation Committee
She serves on the Environment and Transportation Committee, including the Housing and Real Property Subcommittee and Motor Vehicle and Transportation Subcommittee. She is the Second Vice President of the Women’s Caucus, a Member of the Veterans Caucus, and Associate member of the Latino Caucus. Previously, she served on the Task Force to Study Recording Deeds for Victims of Domestic Violence (2016-17), Task Force to Study a Post-Labor Day Start Date for Maryland Public Schools (2013-2012), and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Committee (2008-2012). Delegate Healey received a B.A from Marywood College and a M.A. from Catholic University.

 

 
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Secretary
Delegate Deborah Rey

Delegate Deborah Rey was first elected to the House of Delegates in 2014 and serves as the Deputy Minority Whip. She is a member of the Judiciary Committee, Juvenile Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, Criminal Justice Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee and Chair of the St. Mary's County House Delegation. Delegate Rey received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and a Master's degree in Management from Webster University. She is a distinguished ROTC graduate and served in the Air Force from 1989-2009, retiring as a Major. 

 

 
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Treasurer
Delegate Karen Lewis Young

Delegate Karen Lewis Young was first elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 2014. Prior to representing District 3A, she served as the President Pro Tem of the Board of Aldermen for the City of Frederick and as the Chair of the Washington Council of Governments. She serves on the Health and Government Operations Committee, Health Occupations and Long Term Care Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, Health Facilities and the Pharmaceuticals Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, the Caregiving Commission, and the State Advisory Council on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders. She is the Treasurer of the Women Legislators of Maryland (2018-19). Delegate Lewis Young received a Bachelor's Degree in History from Franklin and Marshall College, Master's Degree in American History from Columbia and a MBA from Columbia University.

 

 
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At-Large Member
Senator Addie Eckardt

Senator Addie Eckardt was elected to the Maryland Senate in 2014, after serving as a member of the House from 1995 to 2014.  She currently serves on the Budget and Taxation Committee, its Health and Human Services Subcommittee and the Pensions Subcommittee. She is also a member of the Joint Audit Committee, Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, and the Joint Committee on Fair Practices and State Personnel Oversight.  While in the House of Delegates, Senator Eckardt served as a member of the House Appropriations Committee and served on the House Special Task Force on Drug and Alcohol Abuse and the Joint Committee on Mental Health Access. Senator Eckardt currently serves on the Task Force to Study Tax Sales in Maryland, the Task Force on Rural Internet, Broadband, Wireless, and Cellular Service and the Maryland Commission on Suicide Prevention. She has been a member of the Women’s Caucus since 1995 and served as its President in 2007-08. Senator Eckardt received a R.N. from the Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Nursing and a B.S. and a M.S. from the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

 

 

 
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Chair, Legislative Committee
Delegate Shelly Hettleman

Delegate Shelly Hettleman was elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 2014. She serves on the Appropriations Committee, its Education and Economic Development Subcommittee and its Oversight Committee on Personnel. She is also a member of the Joint Audit Committee and the Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness. She serves on the Commission on the Future of the Pikesville Armory and the Maryland Corps Program, Board of Directors. Previously, Delegate Hettleman was on the Board of Directors, Baltimore Jewish Council (2006-2016). In 2017, she received the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence, Annual Legislative Award and the Maryland Association of Youth Service Bureaus, Cornerstone Award. She is the Legislative Chair of the Women’s Caucus and is an Associate member of the Latino Caucus. Delegate Hettleman earned a B.A. from Northwestern University, B.A. in Political Science.

 
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Immediate Past President
Delegate Ariana Kelly

Delegate Ariana Kelly was first elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 2010 and currently serves as the Deputy Majority Whip and as the House Chair, Joint Committee on Children, Youth and Families. She serves on  the Health Occupations and the Chair of the Long Term Care Subcommittee of the Government Operations Committee, the Health and Government Operations Committee. the Health Facilities and Pharmaceuticals Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee and the Joint Committee on Federal Relations. She also serves on the Task Force to Study Maternal Mental Health, Economic Development Committee, Montgomery County Delegation and on the Commission on the Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Passage of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. She received a Bachelor's degree in History from University of Wisconsin.