Jheanelle (Jheanelle) K. Wilkins (D-SH20C)
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Delegate
Room 131 Taylor House Office Building 6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

District Office:
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Elected: 2017    Next Election: 2026
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSubcommittee on Election Law
Vice ChairHouse Committee on Ways and Means
MemberSubcommittee on Education
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Racing and Gaming
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Local Revenues
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Revenues
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Early Childhood
MemberJoint Committee on Spending Affordability
MemberHouse Committee on Rules and Executive Nominations
Counties Representing
Montgomery

Bio

Appointed to the Maryland House of Delegates December 29, 2016. Member of the House since January 25, 2017. First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in November 2018. Member of the House of Delegates since January 9, 2019 Current Assignments 2023 Vice Chair, Ways and Means Committee (Member, 2017) 2021 Chair, Election Law Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee 2023 Education Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee 2023 Rules and Executive Nominations Committee 2023 Chair, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (Member, 2017; Parliamentarian, 2020-2022) 2017 Women Legislators of Maryland 2017 Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, Associate Member Past House Service House Parliamentarian, 2020-2023; Early Childhood Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee, 2021-2023; Education Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee, 2017-2020; Finance Resources Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee, 2017-2020; Revenues Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee, 2020; Opioid Workgroup, 2018.

Public Service Student Data Privacy Council, 2019-2020; Work Group to Study the Maryland State Department of Education and the Maryland Higher Education Commission, 2019; 2020 Maryland Complete Count Committee, 2019-; Task Force on Restraint and Seclusion, 2017; Board of Directors, New Leaders Council Maryland, 2015-; Renters Alliance of Montgomery County, Board of Directors, 2015-; Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee, District 20, 2014-2017; Montgomery County Committee on Hate/Violence (second term in 2014), 2010.

Memberships Maryland Legislative Transit Caucus, 2019-; Associate Member, Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, 2017-2018; African American Democratic Club of Montgomery County, 2016-; Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee, 2014-; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., 2006-; Montgomery County Young Democrats.

Awards Legislative Champion Awarad, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2018; Legislative All Star, Maryland Retailers Association, 2018; Empowering Women Award, YWCA of National Capital Area, 2018; Dorothy Davidson Award, Montgomery County Young Democrats, 2015.

Biographical Information Born Kingston, Jamaica; William Penn High School, New Castle, Delaware; University of Delaware, B.A. (sociology); American University, M.P.A. (social policy), 2011; Field Manager, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights 2011-2014; Fellow, New Leaders Council, 2015; Senior Field Manager, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, 2014 - Present.