The Howard County Chamber Legislative and Government Affairs Committee meets monthly to address critical business issues related to regulatory and legislative matters, and to make position recommendations to the Chamber Board of Directors.

Legislative Affairs Committee

Members of the Committee maintain close working relationships with elected officials at the county and state level.

Legislative and Government Affairs Public Policy Team

  • Cheryl Brown, Esq. – Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC, LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS CO-CHAIR
  • Shaun Eddy – Oxford Planning Group, LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS CO-CHAIR
  • Leonardo McClarty, CCE – Howard County Chamber, PRESIDENT/CEO
  • Kimberly Prescott – Prescott HR, LABOR & EMPLOYMENT SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIR
  • Elizabeth M. Haynes, Esq. – Howard County Library System, EDUCATION & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIR
  • Jason Downs, Esq. – Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schrek, LLP, CYBERSECURITY & DATA PRIVACY SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIR

Legislative Affairs Committee

  • Candice Austin – Verizon
  • Najee Bailey – Howard County Association of Realtors
  • Tom Cormier – Giant – Ahold USA
  • Christopher Costello – Public Sector Consulting 
  • Jason Downs – Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
  • Lynda Ellis – Capitol Concierge
  • Greg Fitchitt – The Howard Hughes Corporation
  • Pete Maheridis, Esq.
  • Rory Murray – Providence Strategies
  • Tafia Pringle – Lincoln College of Technology
  • Andrew Robinson, Esq. – Offit Kurman
  • Joe Rutter – Land Design & Development, Inc.
  • Cole Schnorf – Manekin, LLC
  • Mike Snyder – Dewberry
  • Marche Taylor Templeton – BGE
  • Tami Watkins – Comcast

Individuals interested in joining the Howard County Chamber Legislative and Government Affairs Committee can call the Chamber at 410-730-4111.

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