Board of Directors

Edward J. Kasemeyer, MD

Consumer Representative

Edward J. Kasemeyer was born in Baltimore in 1945 and moved to Howard County in 1957 where he currently resides. He graduated from Western Maryland College, now McDaniel College, in 1967 with a degree in political science.

Mr. Kasemeyer served in the Maryland General Assembly for 32 years, 4 years in the House of Delegates where he served on the Economic Matters Committee. He served 28 years in the Senate during which he served as Chairman of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee from 2010 to 2018. He also served as Majority Leader; Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review; Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Pensions; and Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Children Youth and Families.

Following his retirement at the end of the term in 2018 he was appointed to serve as Chairman of the Community Health Resource Commission and Chairman of the Interagency Commission on School Construction and continues to serve in those leadership roles today.

Term: August 15, 2023 - August 14, 2026