[photo, Eric Luedtke, Chief Legislative Officer, Maryland Governor's Office] ERIC G. LUEDTKE, Chief Legislative Officer

Governor's Legislative Office
State House, 100 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401 - 1925
(410) 974-3336

Chief Legislative Officer, Governor's Legislative Office, since January 18, 2023.

Member of House of Delegates (Democrat), representing District 14, Montgomery County, January 12, 2011 to January 11, 2023. Majority Leader, 2019-23. Member, Ways and Means Committee, 2011-23 (transportation subcommittee, 2011-12; vice-chair's subcommittee, 2013-16; chair, finance resources subcommittee, 2013-17, member, 2011-12; chair, education subcommittee, 2017-19, member, 2011-12; chair, revenues subcommittee, 2020-; member, racing & gaming subcommittee, 2020-23). House Chair, Joint Committee on Gaming Oversight, 2013-17. Member, Study Group on Economic Stability, 2019-21; Legislative Policy Committee, 2019-23; Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, 2019-23; Spending Affordability Committee, 2019-23; Joint Covid-19 Response Legislative Work Group, 2020-21; ; Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 2020-23; State Park Investment Commission, 2021; Legislative Redistricting Advisory Commission, 2021-22; House Cannabis Referendum and Legalization Work Group, 2021-23 (chair, cannabis taxation subcommittee, 2021-23). Member, Education Committee, Montgomery County Delegation, 2015-23 (member, bi-county agency committee, 2011-14; vice-chair, metro washington area committee, 2015). Chair, Democratic Party Caucus, 2019-23. Member, Member, Maryland Legislative Transit Caucus, 2019-23; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2019-23; Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, 2021-23. Member, Committee on Education, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2019-23 (committee on elections & redistricting, 2015-17).

Member, Maryland Commission on Disabilities, 2011-20. Alternate member, Work Group to Consider Gaming Expansion, 2012. Member, Task Force to Study the Establishment of a Deaf Culture Digital Library, 2012-13; Commission on Special Education Access and Equity, 2013-14; Task Force to Study the Impact of Ocean Acidification on State Waters, 2014-15; Maryland Commission on Suicide Prevention, 2017-21; Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education, 2019; Work Group to Study the Maryland State Department of Education and the Maryland Higher Education Commission, 2019.

Member, Eastern County Citizens Advisory Board, Montgomery County, 2008-10.

Born in Washington, DC, November 13, 1981. Attended Thomas S. Wootton High School, Rockville, Maryland; University of Maryland, College Park, B.A. (government & history), 2002; M.Ed. (social studies education), 2004. Teacher (secondary social studies education). Teacher. Montgomery County public schools, 2004-15. Program Coordinator, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, 2015-17. Adjunct Instructor, University of Maryland, College Park, 2017-. Member, Executive Committee, Montgomery County Sierra Club, 1997-98, 2005-07. Member, National Education Association, 2004-16. Board of Directors, District 14 Democratic Club, 2005-08; Montgomery County Education Association, 2005-10. Board of Directors, Sandy Spring Museum, 2013-15. Certificate of Recognition, Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 2013. Maryland Legislator of the Year, Humane Society of the United States, 2015, 2016. Champion for Children Award, Baltimore Child Abuse Center, 2016. Legislator of the Year, The ARC of Maryland, 2016, 2017. Legislator of the Year, Maryland Food and Nutrition Network. Married; four children.

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