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Senator Stephen S. Hershey, Jr.

District
36
County
Kent, Queen Anne's, Cecil, and Caroline
Committee Assignment(s)
Executive Nominations Committee
Finance Committee
Rules Committee
Annapolis Info
420 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3639 | 301-858-3639
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3639
Fax 410-841-3762 | 301-858-3762
Interim Info
420 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3639 | 301-858-3639
Fax 410-841-3762 | 301-858-3762
Contact
steve.hershey@senate.state.md.us
Party
Republican
Tenure
Appointed to the Senate September 18, 2013. Sworn in October 1, 2013. First elected to the Maryland Senate in 2014. First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 2010. Member of the House 2011-2013.
Current Assignments
2015 Minority Whip
2015 Finance Committee
2019 Energy and Public Utilities Subcommittee of the Finance Committee
2016 Rules Committee
2015 Executive Nominations Committee
2015 Legislative Policy Committee
2019 Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR)
2015 Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics
2014 Joint Committee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology and Biotechnology
2014 Joint Committee on Unemployment Insurance Oversight
2019 Marijuana Legalization Work Group
Past Senate Service
Health Subcommittee of the Finance Committee, 2015-2019; Judicial Proceedings Committee, 2013-2014; Maryland Clean Energy Center Task Force, 2016-2017; Joint Information Technology and Biotechnology Committee, 2014; Joint Committee on Access To Mental Health Services, 2014.
Past House Service 2011-2013
Deputy Minority Whip, 2013; Economic Matters Committee, 2011-2013; Banking, Economic Development, Science, and Technology Subcommittee of the Economic Matters Committee, 2011-2013; Unemployment Insurance Subcommittee of the Economic Matters Committee, 2011-2013; Chair, Queen Anne’s County House Delegation, 2011-2013.
Public Service
Alternate Member, Southern States Energy Board, 2019-; Strategic Energy Investment Advisory Board, 2016-; Oyster Advisory Commission, 2016-; Workgroup on Rural Health Care Delivery, 2016-2017; Maryland Clean Energy Center Task Force, 2016-2017; Maryland Economic Development and Business Climate Commission, 2015-2016; Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology, Inc., Board of Directors, 2015-2018; Board of Directors, Upper Shore Regional Council (member, 2011), 2014-; Maryland Offshore Wind Business Development Advisory Committee, 2013-; Bainbridge Development Advisory Board, 2011-; Mid-Shore Regional Council, 2011-; Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, 2011-; Economic Development Commission, Queen Anne's County, 2002-2006; Chair, Queen Anne's County Tricentennial Celebration Committee, 2004.
Memberships
Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2012-; President, Queen Anne's County Republican Club, 2002-2004.
Biographical Information
Born, Washington, DC, May 2, 1964; Bowie High School, 1982; James Madison University; Catholic University of America, Washington, D. C., B.C.E., Civil Engineering, 1987; George Washington University, M.B.A., 2002; Vice President, Trammell Crow Company, 1999-2003; Assistant Secretary, Maryland Department of Planning, 2003-04; Assistant Secretary, Department of Natural Resources, 2004-06; Vice President, James Lang LaSalle (commercial real estate), 2006-; Youth Football Coach, 2006-09; Member, Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, Centreville; Married.
Last Updated: 4/3/2020 2:24 PM