Vanessa (Vanessa) E. Atterbeary (D-13c)

State Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary

Vanessa (Vanessa) E. Atterbeary (D-13c)
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Capitol: 301.858.3471
FAX: 410.946.5080
District: 443.930.3975
Room 131 Taylor House Office Building 6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Residence:Clarksville, MD

Committee Assignments


First elected to the House of Delegates in 2014. Member of the House since 2015. Current Assignments 2022 Chair, Ways and Means Committee 2019 Rules and Executive Nominations Committee 2022 Spending Affordability Committee 2018 Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families 2015 Women Legislators of Maryland 2015 Legislative Black Caucus 2015 Howard County House Delegation (Chair 2016-2017; 2019-2020) Past House Service Deputy Majority Whip, 2017-2019; Vice Chair, Judiciary Committee (Member, 2015), 2019-2021; Chair, Public Safety Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2019-2021; Family and Juvenile Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2021; Family Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee (Chair 2017-2018), 2015-2021; Juvenile Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2015-2019; Workgroup to Study Child Custody Proceedings Involving Child Abuse or Domestic Violence Allegations, 2019-2020; Marijuana Legalization Work Group, 2019; Public Safety and Policing Workgroup, 2015-2016. Public Service Task Force to Study Maryland Orphans' Court, 2021-; Governor's Workforce Development Board, 2016-; Neshante and Chloe Davis Domestic Violence Prevention Task Force, 2016-2017; Governor's Workforce Investment Board, 2015-2016. Memberships Maryland State Bar Association; District of Columbia Bar Association; "The Links, Inc. " (Vice-President); Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Maryland National Organization for Women; Montgomery County Commission for Women (Past President); National Association Commission for Women; Leadership Montgomery, Class of 2010; Leadership Maryland, Class of 2012. Awards Maryland's Top 100 Women, The Maryland Daily Record, 2023, 2020; Legislative Champion Award, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2018; 25 Women to Watch, The Baltimore Sun, 2018. Biographical Information Born, Columbia, Maryland, June 24, 1975; Atholton High School 1993; College of William and Mary, B.A., Government 1997; Villanova University School of Law, J.D. 2000; Law Clerk to Judge David W. Young, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 2001-02; Attorney Associate, Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD, 2002-07; Office of the Attorney General of the District of Columbia, Assistant Attorney General 2007-2009; KRA Corporation, Corporate Counsel 2009 -; Three children.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Sterling Atterbeary   DOB: 6/24/1975
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