Delegate Edith J. Patterson

2019 Regular Session

District 28, Charles County

Delegate Edith J. Patterson
Annapolis Address:221 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-841-3247 | 301-858-3247 | Toll-free in MD: 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3247
Interim Address:221 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-841-3247 | 301-858-3247
Contact:Contact Online or send email to:
Tenure:First elected to the House of Delegates in 2014. Member of the House since 2015.
Current Assignments:2015- Ways and Means Committee
2015- Education Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee
2017- Election Law Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee
2016- Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness
2016- Chair, Charles County House Delegation
2015- Women Legislators of Maryland
2015- Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (1st Vice-Chair, 2018-20)
2015- Maryland Veterans Caucus
Party Affiliation:Democrat

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Past House Service
2015-2017Finance Resources Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee
Public Service
2018-1st Vice-Chair, Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland (Member, 2015; 2016, 3rd Vice-Chair, 2017, 2nd Vice-Chair, )
2016-Task Force to Investigate the Challenges of and Opportunities for Minorities in Business
2016-Task Force to Combat Habitual Student Truancy
2015-Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (2nd Vice-Chair, 2016-18)
2015-Rural Maryland Council - representing Southern Maryland
Congressional Black Caucus Education Braintrust - (Congressman Major R. Owens)
2012-2016Maryland Higher Education Commission
2010Blue 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
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
2017Maryland's Top 100 Women, The Daily Record
2013Education Leadership Award, Maryland Chapter, NAACP
2012John Thomas Parran Leadership Award, Charles County Democratic Central Committee
2011Service Award, Charles County NAACP
2011Service Award, Southern MD Tri-County Council
2010Charles County Commission for Women Pioneer Award
2009"Outstanding Citizen Award", Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
2007"Women Opening the Pipeline", Congressional Award
2004Congressional Award for "Technology Advocacy"
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

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