Regina “Reggie” Oldak
Council District 1
Employment and Community Leadership
- Senior Counsel and Director of Government Relations, National Women’s Law Center, 2008-16
- Board Member, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (MD) (current)
- Vice President, Montgomery Women (current)
- Board Member, Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, including three years as Chair
- Board Member, Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington Action Fund, including two years as Chair
- Commissioner, Montgomery County Commission for Women, including two years as President
- Steering Committee Member, Maryland Women’s Coalition for Health Care Reform (now Consumer Health First)
- Board Member, Maryland Legislative Agenda for Women (MLAW)
- Chief of Staff, Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner, 2006-08
- Chair, 2006 Montgomery County Women’s Legislative Briefing; panelist at later Briefings
- Founder, Maryland Coalition for Emergency Contraception, 2006
- Legislative Aide, Maryland State Senator Sharon Grosfeld, 2004-06
- Private law practice with focus on taxation of nonprofit organizations, 2003-06
- Attorney/Manager, IRS Office of Chief Counsel, 1984-2001
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
B.A., Smith College
Find out what the County Council Candidates Think About the 9% Property Tax Hike »
Q: Describe yourself on the political spectrum (i.e., fiscal conservative/social liberal, libertarian, social moderate/fiscal liberal).
Q: What is the biggest challenge facing Montgomery County today?
A: Inequality. Our budget must invest in our priorities and protect our residents. We can’t continue on this road of the haves and have nots.
Q: What is the one thing – project or program – that you want to achieve?
A: Affordable, high quality early care and education. It’s central to the economic security of women and families and to our economic health.
Q: How will you pay for your project/program?
A: Through ROI – the potential is threefold: decreased costs to government and increased educational achievement and productivity in adulthood.
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