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Speaker Profile – Malcolm Augustine

Senator Malcolm Augustine

Maryland State Senator


Senator Malcolm Augustine was born in Lafayette, Louisiana on March 10, 1969. He is a graduate of Pittsford Mendon High School, and Harvard College, (A.B. Government 1991).

In 2018, Senator Augustine was elected to represent Prince George’s County Legislative District 47 in the Senate of Maryland where he has been a member since January 2019. In July 2022 he was re-elected and he will begin serving another four year term with the new legislative session beginning January 11, 2023. Current assignments Senator Augustine is working on include (2019) Senate Finance; (2019) Senate Chair-Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds; (2019)  Energy and Public Utilities Subcommittee of the Finance; (2019) Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review; (2019) Joint Audit and Evaluation Committee; (2020) Joint Committee on Behavioral Health and Opioid Use Disorders; (2020) Joint Electric Universal Service Program (EUSP) Workgroup; (2019) Joint Committee on Federal Relations; is a member of the (2019) Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland; and (2019) associate member of the Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus. Senator Augustine is a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi.

Public Service includes – Task Force to Study Transportation Access (2019), Prince George’s County Workgroup on Alcohol Outlet Density Zones (2019), Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer’s Disease and related Disorders Council (2019), Board of Directors for the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) (2019), Suburban Transit Commission (2015-2018), Prince Georges County Central Committee (2015-2018), and Executive Board Progressive Maryland (2014).

Senator Augustine played an important role in securing dedicated funding for Metro infrastructure, and brought 800 jobs and a new 200,000- ft- tall facility to New Carrollton Metro Station. He previously chaired the Prince George’s County Cable Commission and oversaw Verizon and Comcast franchise agreements. While serving as a member of the WMATA Board representing Prince George’s County, he unwaveringly supported Metro employees.

Malcolm attends Saint Ambrose Church in Cheverly, MD where he serves as an usher, and is a member of the school advisory board.

Senator Malcolm Augustine resides in Cheverly, MD with his wife Lauren and two children. He has been a resident of Prince George’s County for 21 years.