Beth Tomasello is an activist and fundraiser who currently leads the Criminal Justice Reform and Public Safety Advocacy Committee of the Montgomery County Women’s Democratic Club (WDC). The Committee works at the county and state levels to reform Maryland’s inequitable criminal system, including police reform, the juvenile criminal system, and the criminal system for women. She is a past president and board member of the WDC. She has also served on the Board of Directors of SIECUS: Sex Ed for Social Change and the Advisory Board of the Women’s Microfinance Initiative.
As an attorney, she devoted most of her career to service at the United States Environmental Protection Agency as a Senior Enforcement Attorney at the New England Regional Office and as an Attorney-Advisor in the Washington headquarters office. She has also practiced as a private attorney specializing in land use and environmental law. Beth finished her professional career as a development and program director at several non-profits focused on access to justice and women’s health.
After leaving EPA, she also became involved in electoral politics culminating in service on the National Finance Committee for President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. Since then, she has worked to elect candidates on the local, state, and federal levels.
Beth earned her A.B. from Harvard College and her J.D. from Boston University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Massachusetts.