Maya Rockeymoore Cummings is an American consultant, politician, and former Chairwoman of the Maryland Democratic Party. Cummings previously ran for the Governor of Maryland and even owns a consulting firm in Washington D.C. Maya is popularly known to be the widow of a late popular politician, Elijah Cummings. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings resigned her post as chair of the Maryland Democratic Party to run for her late husband’s congressional seat in the 2020 Maryland’s 7th congressional district special election.
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Maya Rockeymoore Cummings was born on January 31, 1971, in Texas, United States. His birth name is Maya Rockeymoore Cummings. His nationality is American. Cummings belongs to the African-American ethnicity while Aquarius is her zodiac sign. Her age is 41 years old (as of 2019)
Cummings was born in a large family to Thomas Charles Rockeymoore(father) and Hazel Brown Rockeymoore(mother). Her father, Thomas worked in Air Force previously. Maya was raised in her hometown Texas with her parents and two siblings, Mark and Meredith. She also has seven nieces and nephews.
Maya Rockeymoore Cummings Education detail: She graduated from John Jay High School in San Antonio, Texas after which she graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Prairie View A&M University.
Later, she studied political science at Purdue University, and in 1996, she graduated earning a master’s degree and a Doctor of Philosophy in political science with a major in Public Policy in 2000.
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Maya Rockeymoore Cummings.
Politician & Former President of the Maryland Democratic Party.
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Her spouse Elijah Cummings died due to illness on October 17, 2019.
Maya Rockeymoore Cummings started her professional career after she became an Administrative Assistant to the Director at the Marion County Department of Health in Indiana in 1995.
She later became a legislative fellow for the Congressional Black Caucus under former Rep. Melvin Watt. in September 1997.
In 1998, she worked as a professional staffer at the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee.
In January 1999, she began working as the Chief of Staff for former Rep. Charles Rangel.
In 2001, Cummings left Congress to become Senior Resident Scholar for Health and Income Security for the National Urban League.
Two years later, in 2003, she joined the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation as Vice President of Research and Programs.
In 2005, she started a D.C.-based policy consulting firm, “Global Policy Solutions”.
Maya was named an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow in 2004 and received Running Start’s 2007 Young Women to Watch Award.
She previously served as the Director of Leadership for Healthy Communities, a national program office of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
In 2012, Maya started the 501c3 non-profit tank, the Center for Global Policy Solutions.
In 2017, she ran for the Governor of Maryland in the 2018 election. However, after their husband, Elijah Cummings was hospitalized she dropped out of the race.
In December 2018, Rockeymoore Cummings was elected as chairwoman of the Maryland Democratic Party.
On November 11, 2019, Cummings announced that she will run for her late husband’s congressional seat in the “2020 Maryland’s 7th Congressional District Special Election”.
Further, Cummings is the co-author of the Action Strategies for Healthy Communities Toolkit.
Maya Rockeymoore estimated net worth isn’t disclosed yet. While her late husband, Elijah Cummings net worth is $1.3 million while his annual salary was $174k.
Relationship Status of Maya Rockeymoore Cummings
Maya Rockeymoore Cummings relationship is currently the widow of her late husband, Elijah Cummings. Maya Cummings was previously married to her late husband, Elijah Cummings. Elijah was a politician and civil rights advocate who was a member of the United States House of Representatives and represented Maryland’s 7th congressional district, in 2008. The couple met for the first time on Capitol Hill in 1990 and later in 2008, they got married.
The couple remained married until Elijah’s death on October 17, 2019. He died at the age of 68 from complications concerning longstanding health challenges. The couple never had any children together however, Maya is a stepmother of Elijah’s three children from his previous wife.
She is a stepmother of two daughters: Jennifer J. Cummings and Adia Cummings and a son.
Body Measurement – Height, Weight
Maya Rockeymoore Cummings height is tall Feet & Inches: 5′ 5″., and a beautiful black woman. Cummings has a maintained average body physique. She has a dark complexion with black hair and brown eyes. Maya Rockeymoore’s weight is 60kg.
What is Maya Rockeymoore Cummings Famous for?
Famous as the widow of the late Elijah Cummings.
Known as the former Chairwoman of the Maryland Democratic Party.
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