Edith (Edith) J. Patterson (D-SH28A)
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Capitol: 800.492.7122
FAX: 301.858.3367
District: 410.841.3247
Delegate
Room 429 Lowe House Office Building 6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1912

District Office:
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1912
Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2022
DOB: 11/18/1945
Committee Assignments
ChairmanHouse Delegation Committee on Charles
ChairmanSubcommittee on Racing and Gaming
MemberSubcommittee on Local Revenues
MemberJoint Committee on Ending Homelessness
MemberHouse Committee on Ways and Means
Counties Representing
Charles

Bio

First elected to the House of Delegates in 2014. Member of the House since 2015.Current Assignments2015Ways and Means Committee 2020Chair, Racing and Gaming Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee 2016Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness 2016Chair, Charles County House Delegation 2015Women Legislators of Maryland (Executive Board Member, 2019) 2015Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (1st Vice-Chair, 2018-20) 2015Maryland Veterans Caucus Past House Service Early Childhood Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee, 2020; Revenues Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee, 2019-2020; Education Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee, 2015-2020; Finance Resources Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee, 2015-2017; Local Revenues Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee, 2017-2020; Election Law Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee, 2017-2019; House Chair, Joint Committee on Protocol, 2019-2020. Public Service Juvenile Services Education Programs Work Group, 2018-; 1st Vice-Chair, Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland (Member, 2015; 2016, 3rd Vice-Chair, 2017, 2nd Vice-Chair, ), 2018-; Task Force to Investigate the Challenges of and Opportunities for Minorities in Business, 2016-2018; Task Force to Combat Habitual Student Truancy, 2016-2018; Rural Maryland Council - representing Southern Maryland, 2015-; Congressional Black Caucus Education Braintrust - (Congressman Major R. Owens); Maryland Higher Education Commission, 2012-2016; Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding, 2010; Charles County Commission for Women; Charles County United Negro College Fund Drive, Chair; University of Maryland College Park Talent Search Advisory Board; Charles County Housing Commission; Children's Aid Society. Memberships Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (2nd Vice-Chair, 2016-18), 2015-; American Association of University Women; American Association for Counseling & Development; Maryland Association of Boards of Education; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc; Charles County Children's Aid Society; Charles County NAACP Branch #7016; Links Inc. - Southern Maryland Chain Chapter (President 2004-2008); National Association of School Board Members; Waldorf Kiwanis Club. Awards Maryland's Top 100 Women, The Daily Record, 2019, 2017; Public Service Excellence Award, American Legion, 2018; Education Leadership Award, Maryland Chapter, NAACP, 2013; John Thomas Parran Leadership Award, Charles County Democratic Central Committee, 2012; Service Award, Charles County NAACP, 2011; Service Award, Southern MD Tri-County Council, 2011; Charles County Commission for Women Pioneer Award, 2010; "Outstanding Citizen Award" Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, 2009; "Women Opening the Pipeline" Congressional Award, 2007; Congressional Award for "Technology Advocacy" 2004. Biographical Information Born, Doswell, Virginia, November 18, 1945; John M. Gandy High School, 1964; Virginia Union University, B.S., Biology/Chemistry 1968; Bowie State College, M.Ed., Guidance & Counseling 1973; George Washington University; Ed.D, Higher Education Administration 1991; Charles County Board of Commissioners 2005-2010; College of Southern Maryland, Director, Educational Talent Search 1991-2012; Charles County Community College, Counselor 1974-1991; Widow; three children, two grandchildren.