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Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings is Chair of the Maryland Democratic Party and President and CEO of Global Policy Solutions, LLC a social change strategy firm. Dr. Rockeymoore Cummings ran for governor of Maryland in the 2018 election cycle and has previously served as the Vice President of Research and Programs at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF), Senior Resident Scholar for Health and Income Security at the National Urban League, Chief Of Staff to former Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY), Professional Staff on the House Ways and Means Committee, and as a CBCF Legislative Fellow in the office of former Congressman Melvin Watt (D-NC) among other positions. Dr. Rockeymoore Cummings is the board chair of the National Association of Counties Financial Services Corporation and serves on the boards of the Baltimore Museum of Art and Year Up Baltimore. The recipient of many honors, she received Running Start's 2007 Young Women to Watch Award. Dr. Rockeymoore Cummings holds a B.A. in political science and mass communications from Prairie View A&M University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science, with an emphasis in public policy, from Purdue University. She is a 2004 Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She and her husband Congressman Elijah E. Cummings reside in Baltimore's Madison Park neighborhood with their dog Andy.