[photo, Stephanie Rawlings Blake, Mayor, Baltimore, Maryland] STEPHANIE C. RAWLINGS-BLAKE
Mayor (Democrat), 2010-16

Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, February 4, 2010 to December 6, 2016. Chair, Board of Estimates, Baltimore City, 2007-10 (member, 2014-16). Member, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Baltimore City, 2007-16; Board of Legislative Reference, Baltimore City, 2010-16. Co-Chair, UniverCity Partnership Initiative (formerly Westside Task Force), Baltimore City, 2011-16. Member, Human Services Commission, Baltimore City.

Member, Local Government Subcommittee, 2010-11, Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Subcabinet. Board of Directors, Baltimore Metropolitan Council, 2010-16 (vice-chair, 2010, 2015; chair, 2011, 2014). Board of Directors, Maryland African American Museum Corporation, 2010-16. Board of Visitors, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical System, 2010-16. Board of Trustees, St. Mary's College of Maryland, 2013-. Vice-Chair, Baltimore Regional Transportation Board, 2015-16 (member, 2010-16).

Secretary, National Conference of Democratic Mayors, 2011. President, U.S. Conference of Mayors, 2015-16 (criminal & social justice standing committee; tourism, arts, parks, entertainment & sports standing committee; mayors' water council; poverty, work & opportunity task force; advisory board, 2010-11; trustee, 2011-14; executive committee, 2011-16; vice-president, 2014-15).

Member, City Council, Baltimore, December 1995 to February 2010 (representing district 5, 1995-2004; representing district 6, 2004-07; vice-president, 1999-2007). Former member, Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Committee (public safety subcommittee). Past chair, Budget and Appropriations Committee.

President, City Council, Baltimore, January 22, 2007 to February 4, 2010. Member, Fort George G. Meade Regional Growth Management Committee, 2007-10.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, March 17, 1970. Attended Western High School, Baltimore, Maryland; Oberlin College, B.S. (political science), 1992; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1995. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1996; Federal Bar, 1997. Administrative law attorney, Legal Aid Bureau, 1997-98. Staff attorney, Office of Public Defender, 1998-2006. Principal, SRB & Associates, a consulting firm, 2016-. Mayoral Advisory Board, Airbnb, 2017-. Member, Maryland State Bar Association; Federal Bar Association. Member, Baltimore City Democratic Central Committee, 1990-98. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000, 2012. Member, Legislative Committee, Maryland Association of Counties, 2007-16. Board of Trustees, Walters Art Museum, 2007-16. Board of Directors, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore, 2010-16; Maryland Municipal League, 2010-16. Secretary, Democratic National Committee, 2013-16. Board of Directors, CollegeBound Foundation; Visit Baltimore (formerly Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association); Greater Northwest Community Coalition; Living Classrooms Foundation; Maryland Science Center; National Aquarium in Baltimore; Park Heights Community Health Alliance; Parks and People Foundation. Member, Epsilon Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2007, 2011. Shirley Chisholm Memorial Award Trailblazer, Washington, DC Chapter, National Congress of Black Women, 2009. Innovator of the Year, Daily Record, 2010. Award of Excellence, Fullwood Foundation, 2010. National Leadership Award in Public Service, National Forum for Black Public Administrators, 2012. First Citizen Award, Maryland Senate, 2013. 50 Women to Watch, Baltimore Sun, 2013. ICONS We Love Award, Baltimore Black Pride, 2013. Top 10 Best-Dressed Mayors, Vanity Fair, 2014. Member, Douglas Memorial Community Church, Baltimore, Maryland. Married; one child.

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