Katie (Katie) Fry Hester (D-09)

State Senator Katie Hester

Katie (Katie) Fry Hester (D-09)
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Capitol: 410.841.3671
FAX: 410.841.3395
District: 410.841.3671
Room 304 James Senate Office Building 11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991
Residence:Ellicott City, MD

Committee Assignments

Committee Assignments


First elected to the Maryland Senate in 2018. Member of the Senate since January 9, 2019.Current Assignments2020Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee 2020Alcohol Subcommittee of the Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee 2020Health Subcommittee of the Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee 2019Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Biotechnology 2019Joint Audit and Evaluation Committee 2020Senate Co-Chair, Joint Committee on Protocol 2019Women Legislators of Maryland Past Senate Service Judicial Proceedings Committee, 2019-2020; Workgroup to Study Shelter and Supportive Services for Unaccompanied Homelss Minors, 2019-2020. Public Service Adaptive Reuse of Historic Properties Study, 2019-2020; Commission to Study Mental and Behavioral Health in Maryland, 2019-; Maryland Tourism Development Board, 2019-; Phosphorus Management Tool Transiion Advisory Committee, 2019-; Rural Maryland Council, 2019-. Memberships Glen Mar United Methodist Church; Ellicott City and Western Howard County Democratic Club; Maryland First Responders; Wisp Ski Patrol; Mobilize HoCo Schools. Biographical Information Cornell University, B.S. Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 1997; Arthur D. Little, Senior Analyst, 1998-2001; SustainAbility, Manager, Engaging Stakeholders, 2004-2007; SustainAbility, Manager Research and Advocacy, 2001-2009; The Partnering Initiative, Director, Americas Region. 2009-present; Married; two children.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Bill   
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