Pamela A. Pedersen has more than 25 years of experience in management, instruction and support activities in work, school and volunteer settings. She has served as a long-term ESOL substitute teacher and as a parent volunteer. A member of the North Point High School Athletic Boosters, Mrs. Pedersen also works as a lobbyist and local public relations associate for the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. She is an adult forum coordinator and youth parent coordinator at Peace Lutheran Church in Waldorf. Mrs. Pedersen has a bachelor’s degree in consumer and family sciences from Purdue University in Indiana. She lives in Waldorf, Maryland with her husband and has two daughters. She was first elected in November 2006.