Member of House of Delegates since January 12, 2011. Minority Whip, 2013-. Member, Health and Government Operations Committee, 2017- (insurance subcommittee, 2017-; public health & minority health disparities subcommittee, 2017-); Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 2014-; Legislative Policy Committee, 2015-. Member, Appropriations Committee, 2011-15 (education & economic development subcommittee, 2011-12; oversight committee on pensions, 2011-15; health & human resources subcommittee, 2013-15); House Emergency Medical Services System Work Group, 2012; Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 2015; Environment and Transportation Committee, 2015-16 (environment subcommittee, 2015-16; motor vehicle & transportation subcommittee, 2015-16). Member, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2011-; Maryland Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, 2012-; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2012-.
Chief of Staff to Senator Andrew P. Harris, Baltimore County and Harford County, 2004-10. Former legislative aide to Delegate James M. Kelly, District 9B, Baltimore County; and Delegate John G. Trueschler, District 42, Baltimore County.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, October 10, 1961. Towson State University, B.A. (elementary education), summa cum laude, 1994. Teacher. Small business owner (construction contracting), 1986-. Board of Directors, Association of Maryland Families, 2005-10. Campaign manager, U.S. Representative Andrew P. Harris, 2012-. Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 2012. Member, Baltimore County Chapter, Maryland Right to Life, Inc. Founding member, Baltimore County Club Conservative. Member, Harford County Republican Club; Reagan Republican Club of Baltimore County; National Rifle Association. Blue Ribbon Award, Maryland Business for Responsive Government, 2013. 50 Women to Watch, Baltimore Sun Magazine, 2014. Maryland’s Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2015. Member, Grace Community Church, Kingsville, Maryland, 1996-. Married; two children, one grandchild. Foster parent.