Ariana Kelly represents District 16 in the Maryland House of Delegates.
Ariana is a lifelong advocate for Montgomery County. She has a proven track record in Annapolis and Washington on issues that matter to Montgomery County, including health care, the environment, and education. In 2010, she was elected to Maryland’s House of Delegates representing the 16th District, which includes Bethesda, Chevy Chase, and Potomac.
A Deputy Majority Whip, Ariana serves on the legislature’s Health and Government Operations Committee, and Chairs the Health Occupations and Long Term Care Subcommittee and the Montgomery County Delegation Economic Development Committee. She also Chairs the Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families and the Task Force to Establish Paid Family Leave. She is President of the Women Legislators of Maryland, the caucus of 60 diverse women State Senators and Delegates serving in Maryland’s General Assembly.
In the legislature, Ariana was the lead sponsor for Maryland’s Contraceptive Equity Act, as well as legislation requiring parental leave and investing in child care. She has been a supporter of important issues including Maryland’s fracking ban, marriage equality, and paid sick leave.