[photo, Wanika B. Fisher, County Council, Prince George's County, Maryland] WANIKA B. FISHER, Esq., Member, County Council (Democrat)

Member, County Council, Prince George's County, representing District 2, since December 5, 2022. Chair, General Assembly Committee, 2022-. Chair, Health, Human Services and Public Safety Committee, 2022-. Member, Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee, 2023-. Member, Education and Workforce Development Committee, 2022-23; Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee, 2022-23.

Member, Board of Health, Prince George’s County, 2022-; District Council, Prince George's County, 2022-.

Member, Criminal Justice Information Advisory Board, 2023-.

Member of House of Delegates, representing District 47B, Prince George's County, January 9, 2019 to December 2022. Assistant Majority Leader, 2020-22. Member, Judiciary Committee, 2019-22 (civil law & procedure subcommittee, 2019-22; criminal law & procedure subcommittee, 2019-22); Study Group on Economic Stability, 2019-22. Member, Work Group to Address Police Reform and Accountability in Maryland, 2020. Member, Maryland Legislative Asian-American and Pacific-Islander Caucus, 2019-22 (chair, legislative & policy committee, 2021, co-chair, 2019-21); Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2019-22; Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, 2019-22; Maryland Legislative Transit Caucus, 2019-22; Women Legislators of Maryland, 2019-22.

Member, Task Force to Study Maryland's Criminal Gang Statutes, 2019-20. Member, Police Reform Work Group, Prince George's County, 2020 (chair, independent oversight, compliance & integrity subcommittee).

Policy and Community Director, Prince George's County Council, 2014-16.

Assistant State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 2017.

Born in New York, New York, June 16, 1988. University of Maryland, College Park, B.A. (government & politics, african-american studies), with honors, 2010; Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania State University, J.D., 2013. Attorney. Admitted to Maryland Bar. Associate, Law Office of Victor Ramirez, LLC, 2017-18. Member, Prince George's County Bar Association. Emerge Maryland, 2017; Developing Leaders Program, Planned Parenthood, 2017. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2020. Member, Young Democrats of Prince George's County. Board of Governors, University of Maryland, College Park, Alumni Association. Member, Alumni Council, Penn State Alumni Association. Member, Iota Gamma Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Civic Service Award, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 2023. Member, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Hyattsville, Maryland.

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