Senator Susan C. Lee

2018 Regular Session

District 16, Montgomery County

Senator Susan C. Lee
Annapolis Address:222 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-841-3124 | 301-858-3124 | Toll-free in MD: 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3124
Fax: 301-858-3424
Interim Address:222 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 301-858-3124
Contact:Contact Online or send email to: susan.lee@senate.state.md.us
Tenure:First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 2002. Member of the House since 2002: appointed February 18 and sworn in February 21, 2002. First elected to the Maryland Senate in 2014. Member of the Senate since 2015.
Current Assignments:2016- Deputy Majority Whip
2015- Judicial Proceedings Committee
2015- Joint Committee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology and Biotechnology
2002- Women Legislators of Maryland
2015- Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, Associate Member
2016- Chair, Maryland Legislative Asian American and Pacific Islander Caucus, Inc.
Party Affiliation:Democrat

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Past House Service
2013-2014, 2003-2008Deputy Majority Whip
2002-2014Judiciary Committee
2011-2014Chair, Family Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee
2007-2011Chair, Juvenile Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee
2003-2006Civil Law and Procedure Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee
2011-2014Joint Committee on Access to Mental Health Services
2002-2003Gaming Law and Enforcement Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee
2007-2014Vice Chair, Montgomery County Delegation
Public Service
2017-State Advisory Council on Administrative Hearings
2017-Task Force to Study Bicycle Safety on Maryland Highways
2016-Task Force to Study Recording Deeds for Victims of Domestic Violence
2016-Governor's Family Violence Council
2016-National Conference of State Legislatures Task Force on Cybersecurity
2015National Conference of State Legislatures Task Force on Immigration
2015-Maryland Cybersecurity Council
2015-Workgroup to Study Safe Harbor Policy for Youth Victims of Human Trafficking
2012-2014Co-Chair, Maryland Commission on Cybersecurity Innovation and Excellence
2010-2011Co-Chair, Task Force to Study Nanobiotechnology
2011-2015Land Use and Transportation Committee, Montgomery County Delegation
2007-2010County Affairs Committee, Montgomery County Delegation
2009-Maryland Council for New Americans
2008Presidential Elector, Maryland
2008, 2004, 2000Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention
2005-2007Co-Chair, Task Force to Study Identity Theft
2005-National Conference of State Legislatures( Communications, Technology & Interstate Commerce Committee, 07; Communications, Financial Services
& Interstate Commerce Committee 2010- ).
2003-2007Chair, County Affairs Committee, Montgomery County Delegation
2004Steering Committee, Bi-County Task Force on Gang Activity
2002-Women Legislators of Maryland (Executive Board, 2004-06; Secretary, 2006-08; 1st Vice President, 2008-10; President-elect, 2010-11;
President, 2011 and - 2012).
2000-2001U.S. Patent and Trademark Public Advisory Committee, U.S. Dept. of Commerce
Memberships
2008-Maryland Bioscience Caucus
2003-Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus
2002-Maryland Green Caucus
1999-2002Co-Chair, Multicultural Community Partnership, Montgomery County Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
1995-2001Board of Directors and Co-Founder, Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies, Washington, DC
1985President, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Greater Washington
Co-Founder, Coalition of Asian-Pacific-American Democrats of Maryland
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association (Intellectual Property Law Section)
California State Bar Association (Intellectual Property Law Section)
Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee
District 16 Democratic Club
Hispanic Democratic Club of Montgomery County
Montgomery County African-American Democratic Club
Women's Suburban Democratic Club
Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts
Organization of Chinese Americans
League of Korean Americans of Maryland
Dialogue on Diversity
Awards
2015Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence Legislative Award
2014Maryland Legislative Agenda for Women (MLAW) Legislative Leadership Award
2006Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record
2005Leadership Recognition Award, Maryland Chapter, National Organization for Women
2003Out for Justice Award, Equality Maryland
2003Appreciation Award, U.S. Secret Service
2003Appreciation Award, Agis Center for Arts and Humanities
2003Public Service Award, League of Korean Americans
2003Senior Advocate Award, Korean-American Senior Citizens Association-Maryland
2002Progressive Leader Award, Progressive Maryland
2002Merit Award, Mothers Against Drunk Driving
2000Community Service Award, Korean American Senior Citizens Association
1999Governor's Citation for Noteworthy Community Service
1999Community Service Award, Global Mission Church
Community Service Award, League of Korean Americans
Biographical Information
Born, San Antonio, Texas, May 14, 1954
Winston Churchill High School, Potomac, Maryland, 1972
University of Maryland College Park, B.A., Political Science, 1976
School of Law, University of San Francisco, J.D., 1982
Law Clerk, Judge Richard Figone, San Francisco Superior Court, 1981-82
Attorney, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1983-86
Executive Director, National Democratic Council of Asian and Pacific Americans, 1986-88
Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1988-93
Attorney, Alexander, Bearden, Hairston, & Marks, L.L.P., 1993-97
Of Counsel, Pena & Associates, P.C., 1997-2001
Legislative Assistant to President, Montgomery County Council, 2000-01
Of Counsel, Gebhardt & Associates, Washington, D.C., 2001-
Married

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