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Delegate Heather R. Mizeur

District
20
County
Montgomery
Committee Assignment(s)
Annapolis Info
429 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 301-858-3493
Toll-free in MD
Interim Info
P.O. Box 11290
Takoma Park, MD 20913
Phone 301-270-0064
Contact
heather.mizeur@house.state.md.us
Party
Democrat
Tenure
First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 2006. Member of the House since 2007.
Current Assignments
2009- Appropriations Committee
2011- Vice Chair, Education and Economic Development Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee
2009- Oversight Committee on Pensions of the Appropriations Committee
2011- Joint Committee on Transparency and Open Government
2009- House Emergency Medical Services System Workgroup
2007- Women Legislators of Maryland
Past House Service
House Emergency Medical Services System Workgroup, 2009-2012; Capital Budget Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, 2011; Health and Human Resources Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, 2009-2010; Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-2009; Health Facilities and Occupations Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-2009; Public Health and Long-Term Care Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-2009.
Public Service
Vice Chair, Land Use and Transportation Committee, Montgomery County Delegation, 2011-; Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee, 2011-; Marcellus Shale Safe-Drilling Initiative Advisory Commission, 2011-; Maryland Affordable Housing Trust, 2011-; White House Task Force of State Legislators for Health Care Reform, 2009-; Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2008; State Council on Cancer Control, 2007-; Transportation Committee, Montgomery County Delegation, 2007-; Senior Technical Advisor, Montgomery County Latino Health Initiative, 2005-; City Council, Takoma Park, 2002-2005.
Memberships
Executive Committee, Democratic National Committee , 2009-; Democratic National Committee , 2005-; Board of Directors, Long Branch Athletic Association .
Awards
Maryland Health Care Heroes, Daily Record , 2011; Dr. Henry and Page Laughlin Distinguished Public Official Award, Montgomery County Medical Society , 2011; State Hero Award, National Alliance on Mental Illness Montgomery County , 2011; Choice Advocate Award, NARAL Pro Choice Maryland , 2011; Consumer Champion, Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition , 2011; Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record , 2010; Mary Jackson "Good Works Done Well" Award, Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County , 2009; Outstanding Legislator of the Year, Maryland Association of Resources for Family and Youth , 2009; New Democrat of the Week, Democratic Leadership Council (April) , 2008; Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland Municipal League , 2008; Building Community Partnerships Award, Montgomery County Interagency Coordinating Committee for Persons with Developmental Disabilities and Abilities Network , 2008.
Biographical Information
Born, Blue Mound, Illinois, December 6, 1972 ; Blue Mound High School ; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (National Truman Scholar), 1994 ; Volunteer, Social Justice Mission, Yucatan, Mexico, 1991, 1992, 1993 ; Legislative Assistant to U.S. Representative Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky of Pennsylvania, 1994 ; Legislative Assistant to U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, 1995 ; Tutor and Mentor, I Have a Dream Foundation, Americorps National Service Program, 1994-98 ; Legislative Director for U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy II of Massachusetts, 1995-98 ; Campaign Policy Director, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend for Governor, 2002 ; Director of State Affairs, National Association of Community Health Centers, 1998-2003 ; President, Mizeur Strategies, 2000-03 ; State Director, Maryland Kerry-Edwards Campaign, 2004 ; Director of Domestic Policy for U.S. Senator John F. Kerry of Massachusetts, 2003-06 ; Preston Gates Ellis & Rouvelas Meeds, LLP, 2006-07 ; Advisor, Community Clinic, Inc. Rawlings Leadership Fellow, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, 2007 ; Government Affairs Advisor, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, LLP, 2007-08 ; Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mizeur Group, 2008- .
Last Updated: 10/15/2019 3:26 PM