[photo, Craig L. Rice, County Council, Montgomery County, Maryland] CRAIG LAMONT RICE
Member, County Council (Democrat), 2010-22

Member, County Council, Montgomery County, representing District 2, December 6, 2010 to December 5, 2022 (vice-president, Dec. 4, 2012 to Dec. 3, 2013; president, Dec. 3, 2013 to Dec. 1, 2014). Member, Health and Human Services Committee, 2010-22. Chair, Education and Culture Committee, 2018-22. Member, Education Committee, 2014-18 (member, 2010-14).

Member, Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education, 2016-19. Chair, Chesapeake Bay and Water Resources Policy Committee, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 2016-22 (member, 2013-22).

Member of House of Delegates (Democrat), representing Montgomery County, District 15, January 10, 2007 to December 5, 2010. Resigned December 5, 2010. Member, Ways and Means Committee, 2007-10 (election law subcommittee, 2007-08; finance resources subcommittee, 2007-08; transportation subcommittee, 2007-08; education subcommittee, 2009-10; revenues subcommittee, 2009-10). Member, Land Use and Transportation Committee, Montgomery County Delegation, 2007-10 (transportation committee, 2007). Secretary, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2010 (member, 2007-10).

Member, Social Services Board, Montgomery County, 2010-11. Past member, Victims Services Advisory Board, Montgomery County.

Born in Washington, DC, September 27, 1972. Attended Montgomery County public schools; Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland; University of Illinois (aerospace engineering); University of Maryland, B.S. (computer science). Senior Sales Manager, Marriott International, 2003-06 (sales manager, 2000-03; government affairs business council, 2003-06). Regional Sales Manager, Puerto Rico Convention Bureau, 2006-08. Global Account Manager, ConferenceDirect, 2008-. Member, Legislative Committee, 2011- (tax subcommittee, 2011-), and 2nd Vice-Chair, Maryland County Officials Diversity Caucus, 2015-. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2016. Member, Maryland Association of Counties (chair, education committee, 2015-). Member, Montgomery County Young Democrats; Germantown Alliance; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Past president, Germantown Democratic Club. Montgomery County Democrat of the Year, 2004. Advocacy in Action Award, Maryland Association of Youth Services Bureau, 2008. Award for Distinguished Service to Public Education, Board of Education, Montgomery County, 2019. Married; three children.

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