Pamela Beidle (Pam) grew up in Glen Burnie and is a graduate of Anne Arundel Community College and Towson University. She was President of Beidle Insurance from 1979 until its sale in 2017. She is the managing partner of Glen Oak Professional Center LLC.
Pam served on the County Council from 1998 to 2006 and the House of Delegates from 2006 to 2018. She currently serves as the Senator representing District 32. She is a member of the Senate Finance Committee and is Vice-Chair of the Senate Executive Nominations Committee.
Pam has been an active member of the community her entire career. Her memberships include: The Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber (NAACCC) for 40 years, the Central Maryland Chamber and the Fort Meade Community Covenant. She has earned numerous awards for her work in the community: NAACCC Presidents Award 2003 and 2013; Leadership Anne Arundel Volunteer Award 2012; Athena Award 2008; Nationwide Insurance Corporate Service Award 1997; Leadership Anne Arundel Distinguished Alumni Award 1998 and the Fannie Lou Hamer Award 2002. She has been honored by the YWCA with the Twin Award in 1996 and the prestigious Maggie Boone Moss Award in 2014 for Service to the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.
Pam has served as a Director of Arundel Federal Savings Bank since 2004. She is a member of the Executive, Personnel and Risk Committees. She also currently serves as a board member on the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center Board, The BWI Business Partnership, the Local Development Council and the Chesapeake Bay Trust.
For the past 42 years, Pam has lived in Linthicum with her husband Len. They have three grown children, Nick, Nate and Lyndsey and seven grandchildren.