Meet Dana

Maryland General Assembly

Representing Maryland’s 11th district, Dana serves the people of Baltimore County in the MD General Assembly. First elected to the House in 2006, Dana now Vice-Chairs the Environment and Transportation and Financial Education Committees and Chairs the Environment Subcommittee.  Dana has also served as the House of Delegates representative on the Maryland Commission on Climate Change since 2015. In 2019, Delegate Stein was appointed as one of three, select delegates to serve on the Chesapeake Bay Commission.

Community Projects

Dana Stein is the Executive Director and Founder of Civic Works, a nationally recognized “urban Peace Corps” in Baltimore City that transforms the lives of young adults through community service. Participants rehab homes, build parks and gardens, tutor and mentor students, make improvements in the homes of senior citizens, and grow fresh produce on an urban farm.  Civic Works also operates a high school in Baltimore City and is based in the historic Clifton Mansion.

Education and Career

Prior to establishing Civic Works, Dana practiced law for several years at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey in Washington, D.C.  He has a B.A. in government from Harvard College, a law degree from Columbia Law School, and a Masters in Public Affairs from Princeton University.

Dana is the author of the novel Fire in the Wind (Tate Publishing, 2010), which imagines a future in which significant climate change has occurred.

Dana lives in Pikesville with his wife Margaret and their three children.