[photo, Heather R. Mizeur, State Delegate] HEATHER R. MIZEUR
Democrat, District 20, Montgomery County

Member of House of Delegates, January 10, 2007 to January 14, 2015. Member, Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-09 (health facilities & occupations subcommittee, 2007-09; public health & long-term care subcommittee, 2007-09); House Emergency Medical Services Work Group, 2009-12; Appropriations Committee, 2009-15 (health & human resources subcommittee, 2009-10; oversight committee on pensions, 2009-15; capital budget subcommittee, 2011; vice-chair, education & economic development subcommittee, 2011-15); Joint Committee on Transparency and Open Government, 2011-14; Task Force to Study Court Decision regarding Pit Bulls, 2012. Vice-Chair, Land Use and Transportation Committee, Montgomery County Delegation, 2011-15 (member, transportation committee, 2007-15). Member, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2007-15.

Member, State Council on Cancer Control, 2007-15; Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee, 2011-15; Marcellus Shale Safe-Drilling Initiative Advisory Commission, 2011-15; Maryland Affordable Housing Trust, 2011-15; Composting Work Group, 2012.

Legislative assistant to U.S. Representative Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky of Pennsylvania, 1994; U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, 1995. Legislative Director for U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy II of Massachusetts, 1995-98. Director of Domestic Policy for U.S. Senator John F. Kerry of Massachusetts, 2003-06. Member, White House Task Force of State Legislators for Health Care Reform, 2009-.

Member, City Council, Takoma Park, 2003-05.

Born in Blue Mound, Illinois, December 6, 1972. Attended Blue Mound High School; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (National Truman Scholar, 1994). Director of State Affairs, National Association of Community Health Centers, 1998-2003. President, Mizeur Strategies, 2000-03. Government Affairs Advisor, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, LLP, 2007-08; Preston Gates Ellis & Rouvelas Meeds, LLP, 2006-07. Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Mizeur Group, 2008-. Volunteer, social justice mission, Yucatan, Mexico, 1991, 1992, 1993. Tutor and Mentor, I Have a Dream Foundation, Americorps National Service Program, 1994-98. Campaign Policy Director, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend for Governor, 2002. State Director, Maryland Kerry-Edwards Campaign, 2004. Member, Democratic National Committee, 2005- (executive committee, 2009-). Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2008, 2012. Senior Technical Advisor, Montgomery County Latino Health Initiative, 2005-. Board of Directors, Long Branch Athletic Association. Advisor, Community Clinic, Inc. Rawlings Leadership Fellow, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, 2007. Building Community Partnerships Award, Montgomery County Interagency Coordinating Committee for Persons with Developmental Disabilities and Abilities Network, 2008. New Democrat of the Week, Democratic Leadership Council, April 2008. Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland Municipal League, 2008. 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. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2010, 2012. 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. Legislator of the Year, Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of Maryland, 2011. Legislator of the Year, Maryland Association of Community Services, 2012. Catholic Women under 40 Making a Difference, National Catholic Reporter, 2012. Citizen Service Award, Voices for National Service, 2013. 50 Women to Watch, Baltimore Sun Magazine, 2014.

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