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Senator Karen Lewis Young

Lewis Young, Karen
District
3
County
Frederick
Committee Assignment(s)
Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
Annapolis Info
302 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3575 | 301-858-3575
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3575
Interim Info
302 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3575 | 301-858-3575
Contact
karen.young@senate.state.md.us
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Party
Democrat
District 3
Lewis Young, Karen
Tenure
Elected to the Maryland Senate in November 2022. Member of the Senate since January 11, 2023. Member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 3A, 2015-2023.
Current Assignments
2023 Committee on Education, Energy, and the Environment
2023 Education Subcommittee of the Committee on on Education, Energy, and the Environment
2023 Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR)
2023 Joint Committee on Federal Relations
2023 Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness
2024 Maryland Legislative Jewish Caucus
2019 Maryland Veterans Caucus
2019 Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus
2015 Women Legislators of Maryland (Treasurer, 2018-2019)
Past House Service 2015-2023
Health and Government Operations Committee, 2015-2023; Insurance and Pharmaceuticals Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2019-2023; Government Operations and Health Facilities Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2020-2023; Joint Audit and Evaluation Committee, 2019-2021; Joint Committee on Behavioral Health and Opioid Use Disorders, 2020-2021.
Public Service
Greenspace Equity Advisory Board, 2023-; Governor's Commission to Study Mental and Behavioral Health in Maryland, 2020-2023; Maryland Commission on Caregiving, 2017-2023; Human Trafficking Task Force, Frederick County, 2016-2018; State Advisory Council on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders, 2015-2023.
Awards
Maryland's Top 100 Women, The Daily Record, 2023; Presidential Award of Merit, Maryland Athletic Trainers' Association, 2020; Distinguished Advocacy Award, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, 2020; Mental Health Champion, Mental Health Association, 2019; Chi Theta Omega Chapter's Distinguished Woman of Excellence Award, 2018; V. Eugene McCrary Award, Maryland Optometry Association, 2017.
Biographical Information
Born, Bronx, New York, June 21, 1951; Montoursville Area High School, 1969; Franklin and Marchall College, B.A. History 1973; Columbia University, M.A., American History, 1974; Columbia University, MBA, 1977; Senior Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer, Farmers & Merchants' National Bank, 1996-1999; Vice-President and Industry Practice Leader, Claritas, 2000-2001; Vice President and Senior Deposit Product Manager, Allfirst, 2001-2003; President, Karen Lewis Market Research, 2004-2006, 2008-2009; Capital One, Director, Marketing Research 2007-2008; City of Frederick, President Pro Tem, Board of Aldermen 2009-2013; Married; one child, one grandchild.
Last Updated: 4/17/2024 3:56 PM
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