Sheree (Sheree) Sample-Hughes (D-SH37A)
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Capitol: 410.841.3427
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Delegate
Room 313 Lowe House Office Building 6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1912

District Office:
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1912
Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Desmond Hughes   DOB: 9/13/1977
Committee Assignments
MemberSubcommittee on Family and Juvenile Law
MemberSubcommittee on Criminal Law and Procedure
MemberHouse Committee on Judiciary
MemberJoint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review
Counties Representing
Dorchester / Wicomico

Bio

First elected to the House of Delegates in 2014. Member of the House since 2015.

Current Assignments 2019 Speaker Pro Tem 2023 Economic Matters Committee 2023 Chair, Workers' Compensation Subcommittee 2023 Property and Casualty Subcommittee of the Economic Matters Committee 2020 Rules and Executive Nominations Committee 2023 House Chair, Special Joint Legislative Committee to Select the State Treasurer 2023 2020 Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) 2023 House Chair, Joint Committee on Worker's Compensation Benefit & Insurance Oversight 2015 Women Legislators of Maryland (President, 2018-2019) 2015 Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (Financial Secretary, 2018-20) 2015 Maryland Veterans Caucus (Executive Committee, 2016) Past House Service Health and Government Operations Committee, 2015-2023; Government Operations and Health Facilities Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2020-2023; Insurance and Pharmaceuticals Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2019-2023; Health Occupations and Long Term Care Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2017-2019; Public Health & Minority Health Disparities Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2015-2017; Insurance Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2015-2019; Joint Committee on Behavioral Health and Opioid Use Disorders, 2015-2021; House Study Group to Study Economic Stability, 2019-2022; Workgroup to Address Police Reform and Accountability in Maryland, 2020; Joint Covid-19 Response Workgroup, 2020; House Chair, Special Joint Legislative Committee to Select the State Treasurer, 2021.

Public Service Maryland Commission on Health Equity, 2021-; National Black Caucus of State Legislators, Region III Chair (DE,MD), 2017-; Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council, 2016-; Rural Healthcare Delivery Workgroup, 2016-2017; Rural Maryland Council - representing the Eastern Shore, 2015-; State Council on Cancer Control, 2015-; Maryland Patient Safety Center, Board of Directors, 2015-; Women Legislators of Maryland (At Large Executive Board 16; 1st Vice-President, 2016-17; President-elect, 2017-18), 2015-; Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development, Inc., Board of Directors, 2010-2014; Governor's Correctional Standards Commission, Vice Chair, 2008-2014; Social Services Advisory Board, Wicomico County, 2006-2014; Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland (Chair - 2013), 2006-2014; Wicomico County Free Library, Board of Trustees, 2006-2010; American Legion Auxiliary Post #145, President, 2002-2004; Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (2016-18 Secretary), 2015-.

Memberships Women Legislators of Maryland (At Large Executive Board 16; 1st Vice-President, 2016-17; President-elect, 2017-18; President 2018-19), 2015-; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Wicomico County Branch; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Delta Sigma Omega Chapter; Mardela Middle & High School, PTA; Wesley Temple United Methodist Church; Wicomico County Democratic Club, 2006-.

Awards Maryland's Top 100 Women, The Daily Record, 2020.

Biographical Information Born, September 13, 1977; Attended Parkside High School; Delaware State University, B. A. Public Relations, 1999; University of Maryland, College Park, Academy of Excellence in Public Service, 2013; Wilmington University, M.S. Management-Public Administration, 2014; Councilwoman, Wicomico County Council, 2006-2014; Wicomico Family Support Center, SHORE UP! 2009-2015; Wor-Wic Community College 2014, Student Development Instructor; Married two children.