[photo, Melissa R. Wells, Maryland State Delegate] MELISSA R. WELLS
Democrat, District 40, Baltimore City

Member of House of Delegates since January 9, 2019. Chief Deputy Majority Whip, 2023- (deputy majority whip, 2020-23). Member, Ways and Means Committee, 2023- (racing & gaming subcommittee, 2023-; revenues subcommittee, 2023-). Member, Environment and Transportation Committee, 2019-22 (housing & real property subcommittee, 2019-22; land use & ethics subcommittee, 2019-22; natural resources, agriculture & open space subcommittee, 2020-22). Assistant Majority Leader, 2023. 2nd Vice-Chair, Baltimore City Delegation, 2020-. Member, Maryland Legislative Transit Caucus, 2019-; Women Legislators of Maryland, 2019-; Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, 2021-. 1st Vice-Chair, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2020-22, 2022- (member, 2019-; 2nd vice-chair, 2022).

Member, Equal Pay Commission, 2017-; Local [Video Lottery] Development Council, Baltimore City, 2019-; Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission, 2020; Task Force to Study Solar Tax Incentives, 2023-; Maryland Tourism Development Board, 2023-.

University of California at Riverside, B.A. (political science, law & sociology), 2006; American University, M.A. (public policy), 2010. Financial security specialist. Affordable housing assistant, Local Initiative Support Corporation, 2009-10. Policy Assistant, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, 2010-14. Field Advisor, Triple Point Interactions, 2010-15. Program Associate, PolicyLink, 2014-15. Regional Director, Baltimore-DC Building Trades Unions, 2015-.

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