Issues

I am proud of my lifelong commitment to the issues that matter to our community. 

I believe my business experience and policy background on the environment, education, public health, and civil rights issues make me uniquely qualified to serve as your delegate. 

     

You can learn more by reviewing my experience and my broad list of supporters.  In 2010, I was the only candidate for the open delegate seat to be endorsed by Montgomery County Teachers, Sierra Club, NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland, People for the American Way, Clean Water Action, Equality Maryland, Women's Campaign Forum, Sierra Club, and more. 

Education

As a graduate of Ashburton Elementary, Tilden Intermediate, and Walter Johnson High School (1994), I understand the value of our first-class education system. As a current parent at Wood Acres Elementary, I also understand the challenges facing our schools today. Ariana's Education Priorities are...Read More

Environment & Energy

Protecting the environment is a top priority for me. We need to ensure that our drinking water stays safe and never runs the risk of contamination. Hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, has been blamed for leaking methane and potential cancer causing chemicals into ground water. For this reason, I supported legislation which would ban fracking in Maryland....Read More

Safe & Healthy Families

I have spent years advocating for families, and I don't stop when I'm in Annapolis. We need to make it easier to raise children and to grow older in Bethesda. I support expanding access to childcare and improved family leave policies for new parents and those caring for sick and elderly relatives. I believe that expanding family planning services for low-income families will strengthen our community and make economic sense in the long-term. I advocate for the rights of domestic violence and other crime victims. I also support marriage equality, because I believe everyone deserves equal rights....Read More

Transportation

Our transportation infrastructure is severely strained, and as a result we spend too much time commuting. As your Delegate in Annapolis, I work closely with other Montgomery County elected officials to speak with a strong, unified voice on transportation priorities so we get our fair share of state and federal transportation funding....Read More

Strong Economy & Fiscal Responsibility

As a former nonprofit Executive Director and the owner of my own consulting firm, I understand the challenges business owners face.  I advocate for policies that support small businesses so they can create jobs that will fuel economic growth.  ...Read More