Karen (Karen) Lewis Young (D-03ab)

State Delegate Karen Young

Karen (Karen) Lewis Young (D-03ab)
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Capitol: 301.858.3436
FAX: 301.858.3412
District: 301.858.3436
Room 416 Lowe House Office Building 6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1912
253 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Residence:Frederick, MD

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First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 2014. Member since 2015.Current Assignments2015Health and Government Operations Committee 2019Insurance and Pharmaceuticals Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee 2020Government Operations and Health Facilities Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee 2020Joint Committee on Behavioral Health and Opioid Use Disorders 2021Chair, Frederick County House Delegation 2015Women Legislators of Maryland (Treasurer, 2018-19) 2019Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, Associate Member 2019Maryland Veterans Caucus Past House Service Joint Audit and Evaluation Committee, 2019-2021. Public Service Governor's Commission to Study Mental and Behavioral Health, 2020-; Human Trafficking Task Force, Frederick County, 2016-2018; Maryland Commission on Caregiving, 2017-; Health and Human Services Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2015-; State Advisory Council on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders, 2015-; Citizen Advisory Council, Transportation Planning Board, Washington Council of Governments, 2014; Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Board of Directors, Chair, 2013; Leadership Frederick, 1998; Weinberg Center for the Arts, Board of Directors; Fredericktown Players Development Director; Frederick County Commission for Women; Rotary Club of Frederick- Paul Harris Fellow, Fireside Chat Committee, Charitable Giving Fund; Frederick Festival of the Arts; Easels in Frederick. Memberships Kol Ami, Board of Directors; Mental Health Association; United Way; Academy of Finance; Hadassah; Elks. Awards Presidential Award of Merit, Maryland Athletic Traners' Association, 2020; Distinguished Advocacy Award, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, 2020; Mental Health Champion, Mental Health Association, 2019; Chi Theta Omega Chapter's Distinguished Woman of Excellence Award, 2018; V. Eugene McCrary Award, Maryland Optometry Association, 2017. Biographical Information Born, Bronx, New York, June 21, 1951; Montoursville Area High School, 1969; Franklin and Marshall College, B.A., History 1973; Columbia University, M.A., American History, 1974; Columbia University, MBA, 1977; Senior Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer, Farmers & Merchants' National Bank, 1996-1999; Vice-President and Industry Practice Leader, Claritas, 2000-2001.; Vice President and Senior Deposit Product Manager, Allfirst, 2001-2003; President, Karen Lewis Market Research, 2004-2006, 2008-2009; Capital One, Director, Marketing Research 2007-2008; City of Frederick, President Pro Tem, Board of Aldermen 2009-2013; Married; one child, one grandchild.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Ron Young   
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