Andrea C. Harrison (D - District 24) - was elected to represent the 24th Legislative District of Prince George’s County in November 2018. Constituent areas include Fairmount Heights, Glenarden, Seat Pleasant, Capitol Heights, portions of Glendale, Lanham, Marlow Heights and Suitland. Delegate Harrison is a member of the standing committee of Environment and Transportation, and the subcommittees of Motor Vehicle and Transportation and the Local Government and Bi-County Agencies. Additionally, she serves as Vice-Chair of the Bi-County committee of the Prince George’s County Delegation.
Previously, Ms. Harrison served on the Prince George’s County Council. In 2008, she won a special election to the Council and served for 2 years; she was re-elected in 2010 to a full term. Chosen by her Council colleagues to serve as Chair for the 2012 and 2013 Legislative Years, she also served as Vice-Chair for Legislative Year 2010. She was the first woman elected to represent District 5 on the County Council, occupying the seat once held by her late father, the Honorable James C. Fletcher, Jr.
Background & Experience
Delegate Harrison represented the Prince George’s County’s regional interest as the former Chair and member of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG). She is a graduate of Leadership Prince George’s; Leadership Greater Washington; a graduate of the Academy of Excellence in Governance at the Institute of Governmental Service of the University of Maryland; Board Member of the National Organization of Black County Officials (NOBCO); past President of the National Association of Black County Officials (NABCO); and current member of the Prince George’s Community College Foundation board.
A lifelong resident of District 24 in Prince George’s County, Delegate Harrison served the residents of the County for more than 15 years as a community activist prior to becoming a member of the Prince George’s County Council. She attended Prince George’s Community
College, earning an Associate degree in Micro Computer Systems and later earned her Undergraduate degree in Public Policy from Bowie State University. She is the proud recipient of numerous awards for her strong support of the work of the nonprofit community, and public
Council Member Harrison lives in Springdale with her husband Charles, and is the proud mom of Eric, Christian and Nikita.