Awards

I am proud of each and every award I have been given throughout the years. Each award is shows my dedication to District 23a and I am extremely proud of the recognition my work has earned.

2022

Letter of Thanks from the Maryland Military Coalition

Leadership in supporting veterans and military-connected people-ref HB 400- Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission - Hiring and Promotion Preferences - Veterans and Their Spouses PG/MC 106-22

2022

The American Legion Department of Maryland 

Legislative Distinguished Service Award

2021

Maryland Military Coalition

Legislator of the Year

2021

Department of Defense

Certificate of Appreciation

2020

Arc of Maryland-Legislator of the Year 2020

For work on behalf of people with I/DD during the 2020 Legislative Session and her interest and support of The Arc Prince George’s County.

2020

Department of Defense-Certificate of Appreciation 2020

For leadership on public policy changes positively impacting the quality of life of Service members and their families.

2020

Maryland Community Action Partnership

Community Action Partner

2019

Purple Light-Bulb Award-Partnership

Support, Fearless Leadership in the fight against Domestic Violence, with the "Extreme Risk Protection Order" Legislation

2018

Department of Defense

Certificate of Appreciation for Leadership for Service Members and Families

2017

Juvenile Grant Planning and Review Council

Governor’s Citation for Outstanding Service

2017

Prince Georges County Municipal Association and Maryland Municipal

League Award

2017

American Veteran’s Award

Leo Anderson Memorial Freestate Award of Excellence

2017

Women Veterans United Committee, Inc

Certificate of Appreciation Support of Veterans

2016

Maryland State Medical Society

Legislative Award

2016

Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc. 

Maryland Champion for Crime Victims

2016

Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility

Outstanding Commitment and Leadership in the Fight Against Drunk Driving and Underage Drinking

2015

Maryland Nurses Association

Service Award

2014

Washington Regional Alcohol Program

WRAPPY Award for Public Service

2014

Maryland Municipal League

Outstanding Friend Award

2014

Maryland State's Attorneys'

Legislator of the Year Award

2013

Maryland Municipal League

Certificate of Appreciation

2012

Martin Luther King Commemoration Award

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2012

Maryland Nurses' Association 

Legislator of the Year Award

2011

Department of Maryland Disabled American Veterans

Outstanding Freshman Legislator

2011

Prince George's County Educators' Association

Association's Award

2001

Maryland Speech-Language-Hearing Association 

Outstanding Legislative Advocacy Award