[photo, Emily K. Shetty, Maryland State Senator] EMILY K. SHETTY, Esq.
Democrat, District 18, Montgomery County

Member of House of Delegates since January 9, 2019. Member, Appropriations Committee, 2023- (capital budget subcommittee, 2023-; oversight committee on personnel, 2023-; chair, health & social services subcommittee, 2023-, vice-chair, 2023); Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds, 2023-; Legislative Policy Committee, 2023-; Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 2024-. Member. Judiciary Committee, 2019-22 (family law subcommittee, 2019-20; juvenile law subcommittee, 2019-20; family & juvenile law subcommittee, 2021-22; public safety subcommittee, 2021-22). Deputy Majority Whip, 2020-22. Vice-Chair, Montgomery County House Delegation, 2022-. Member, Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, 2019-; Maryland Legislative Transit Caucus, 2019-; Women Legislators of Maryland, 2019-. Chair, Democratic Party Caucus, 2023-.

Member, Task Force to Study Crime Classification and Penalties, 2019-21; Criminal Justice Information Advisory Board, 2020-.

Legislative Director for U.S. Representative Edolphus (Ed) Towns, Jr., of New York, 10th Congressional District, 2010-12 (legislative assistant, 2008-10; committee counsel, house oversight & government reform committee, 2009-10).

Born in Fairfax, Virginia. Duke University, B.A. (mathematics), 2005; Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, J.D., 2008. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 2009. Attorney. Member, Maryland State Bar Association; Montgomery County Bar Association. Vice-President of Advocacy, Horizon Government Affairs, 2018-. Senior Director, Federal Legislative Affairs, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 2012-14. Consultant, The Stanton Park Group, 2014-18. Vice-President of Advocacy, Horizon Government Affairs, 2018-20. Founder, Step Up Advocacy, 2020-. Member, Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee, 2013-14, 2015-18 (vice-chair, 2017-18). Leading Women Award, Daily Record, 2020. Married; one child.

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