Maggie McIntosh

Board Member

Maggie McIntosh has nearly three decades of experience in policymaking, most recently representing Maryland's 43rd district in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1992 to 2023. She was appointed chair of the Appropriations Committee in 2014, the first woman in Maryland history to serve as Appropriations chair. Previously, she chaired the Environmental Matters Committee for a decade. Maggie was the majority leader in the House of Delegates from 2001 to 2003, the first woman to serve in that post in Maryland as well. She began her political career as the state director for U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski from 1988 to 1992, and the campaign manager for Senator Mikulski's 1992 campaign. In addition to being enshrined in the Maryland Daily Record's Circle of Excellence as one of Maryland's Top 100 Women, Maggie has received numerous awards and honors in her 30-year legislative career. She is the first openly LGBTQ member of the Maryland General Assembly and has been the lead on legislation to enact marriage equality and to protect Marylanders from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Maggie received a master's degree from Johns Hopkins University and bachelor's degree from Wichita State University.

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