I Think This Is the Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

Maryland’s associations of elected officials at the State and county levels consider ways to connect with each other on issues of particular relevance to women at MACo’s Winter Conference.

The Women of MACo’s evening reception in Cambridge, Maryland provided networking opportunities to Maryland women county elected officials attending the MACo Winter Conference, including women newly elected to county office.

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Frederick County Council President Keegan-Ayer, President of the Women of MACo, and Delegate Sample-Hughes, President of the Caucus of Women Legislators.

Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes addressed the group, spoke about her county roots, as a Wicomico County Council Member, and shared the 2019 legislative priorities for the Women Legislators of Maryland.

The Delegate invited county elected officials to join the women’s caucus meetings during the legislative session, and encouraged partnership between state and county levels on addressing issues of particular relevance to women, including support and resources for Maryland’s female veterans and elderly women.

Describing the Women Legislators of Maryland, the oldest bi-partisan group in the country, the Delegate said,

We are a team and we are going to work together.

Frederick County Council President, MC Keegan-Ayer, thanked the Delegate for joining the Women of MACo meeting and shared her interest in a continuing relationship between the two organizations.