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Delegate Edith J. Patterson

District
28
County
Charles
Committee Assignment(s)
Annapolis Info
221 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3247 | 301-858-3247
Toll-free in MD
Interim Info
221 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3247 | 301-858-3247
Contact
Edith.Patterson@house.state.md.us
Party
Democrat
Tenure
First elected to the House of Delegates in 2014. Member of the House since 2015.
Current Assignments
2015 Ways and Means Committee
2015 Finance Resources Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee
2015 Education Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee
2015 Women Legislators of Maryland
2015 Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland
Public Service
Rural Maryland Council - representing Southern Maryland, 2015-; Congressional Black Caucus Education Braintrust - (Congressman Major R. Owens); Maryland Higher Education Commission, 2012-; Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding; 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
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
Education Leadership Award, Maryland State 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; 2 children.
Last Updated: 10/15/2019 3:26 PM