Two-Time Alumnus and Former State Delegate Peter Hammen Appointed to Schaefer Center Advisory Board
October 25, 2023
Contact: Office of Advancement and External Relations
Former Maryland State Delegate Peter Hammen, B.S. '89, M.P.A. '93, has been appointed to the advisory board for The University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy.
With 22 years of service as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, Hammen brings a reputation of integrity and trust as well as an interest in developing consensus around controversial and complex issues. Hammen chaired the state's Health and Government Operations Committee for 11 years, earning respect among key stakeholders from both sides of the aisle. Before his tenure in the House of Delegates, Hammen served as a staff member to Maryland Congressman Ben Cardin.
Representing the 46th Legislative District alongside colleagues including Del. Luke Clippinger, Marylanbd Comptroller Brooke Lierman, and Senate President Bill Ferguson, Hammen has maintained strong ties within the General Assembly. In 2016, he took on the role of Chief of Operations for the City of Baltimore until his resignation in 2019.
Renowned for his work in expanding access to high-quality, affordable health care, as well as for his community development initiatives in Baltimore, Hammen embodies an unwavering commitment to the city and its residents.
Hammen's academic journey led him to The University of Baltimore, where he earned a B.S. in Criminal Justice in 1989 and a Master of Public Administration degree in 1993. As a lifelong Baltimorean, he calls the Brewers Hill neighborhood his home.
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