Women Legislators of the
Maryland General Assembly, Inc.

2016 General Assembly

188 Members

65 Members (35%)
Women's Caucus
60 Women (32%)
5 Men

47 Senators

Women's Caucus
12 Women (26%)

141 Delegates

Women's Caucus
48 Women (34%)
5 Men
53 (38%)

Women Legislators of Maryland

52 Democrats (80%)

(60 Women - 5 Men)

13 Republicans (20%)


Women Legislators of Maryland was the first women's caucus in the Nation! We were established in 1972.

2015 marks the first time in our history for male members.



2016-2017 Executive Board

Delegate Aruna Miller

President Elect
Delegate Ariana Kelly

First Vice President
Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes

Second Vice President
Delegate Carol Krimm

Delegate Anne Healey

Delegate Trent Kittleman

At-Large Executive Board
Delegate Teresa Reilly
Delegate April Rose

Immediate Past President
Delegate Susan McComas


Current Members

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Appropriations Committee (APP)

Budget and Taxation Committee (B&T)

Economic Matters Committee (ECM)

Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee (EHEA)

Environment and Transportation Committee (ENV & TRANS)

Finance Committee (FIN)

Health and Government Operations Committee (HGO)

Judiciary Committee (JUD)

Judicial Proceedings Committee (JPR)

Ways and Means Committee (W&M)


Sen. Gail H. Bates, District 9, EHEA
Sen. Joanne C. Benson, District 24, FIN
Sen. Joan Carter Conway, District 43, EHEA
Sen. Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37, B & T
Sen. Lisa A. Gladden, District 41, JPR
Sen. Cheryl C. Kagen, District 17, EHEA
Sen. Delores G. Kelley, District 10, FIN
Sen. Nancy J. King, District 39, B & T
Sen. Katherine Klausmeier, District 8, FIN
Sen. Susan C. Lee, District 16, JPR
Sen. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 44, EHEA
Sen. Catherine E. Pugh, District 40, FIN


Del. Kathy Afzali, District 4, W & M
Del. Angela Angel, District 25, HGO
Del. Vanessa Atterbeary, District 13, JUD
Del. Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42, ECM
Del. Erek L. Barron, District 24, HGO
Del. Pamela Beidle, District 32, ENV & TRANS
Del. Mary Beth Carozza, District 38, APP
Del. Jill P. Carter, District 41, JUD
Del. Bonnie Cullison, District 19, HGO
Del. Kathleen Dumais, District 15, JUD
Del. Diana M. Fennel, District 47A, W & M
Del. Barbara A. Frush, District 21, ENV & TRANS
Del. Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22, APP
Del. Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45, ECM
Del. Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18, APP
Del. Anne Healey, District 22, ENV & TRANS
Del. Shelly Hettleman, District 11, APP
Del. Terri L. Hill, District 12, HGO
Del. Sheila E. Hixson, District 20, W & M
Del. Carolyn J.B. Howard, District 24, W & M
Del. Sally Y. Jameson, District 28, ECM
Del. Adrienne A. Jones, District 10, APP
Del. Anne R. Kaiser, District 14, W & M
Del. Ariana Kelly, District 16, HGO
Del. Trent Kittleman, District 9A, JUD
Del. Susan Krebs, District 5, HGO
Del. Carol L. Krimm, District 3A, APP
Del. Brooke Elizabeth Lierman, District 46, APP
Del. Mary Ann Lisanti, District 34, ECM
Del. Susan K. McComas, District 34, JUD
Del. Maggie McIntosh, District 43, APP
Del. Aruna Miller, District 15, APP
Del. Dan Morhaim, District 11, HGO
Del. Marice I. Morales, District 19, JUD
Del. Edith J. Patterson, District 28, W & M
Del. Joseline Peña-Melnyk, District 21, HGO
Del. Shane Pendergrass, District 13, HGO
Del. Andrew Platt, District 17, W & M
Del. Susie Proctor, District 27A, JUD
Del. Pam Queen, District 14, JUD
Del. Teresa Reilly, District 35, W & M
Del. Deborah C. Rey, District 29, JUD
Del. Barbara A. Robinson, District 40, APP
Del. April Rose, District 5, HGO
Del. Sheree Sample-Hughes, District 37, HGO
Del. Meagan C. Simonaire, District 31, W & M
Del. William C. Smith, Jr., District 20, JUD
Del. Kathy Szeliga, District 7, ENV & TRANS
Del. Jimmy Tarlau, District 47A, W & M
Del. Kris Valderrama, District 26, ECM
Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith, District 23A, JUD
Del. Mary Washington, District 43, W & M
Del. Karen Lewis Young, District 3A, HGO