Ann T. Ciekot

Ann T. Ciekot


(410) 207-3189


Ann is a leading advocate on economic justice, civil rights, and behavioral health initiatives in Annapolis. Prior to co-founding Public Policy Partners, she led the successful lobbying firm of Binderman & Ciekot. Ann began her lobbying career as an advocacy director for several non-profit organizations including the Maryland Chapter of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Action for the Homeless, and Center for Poverty Solutions.

Recent Honors and Affiliations

  • President, Maryland Governmental Relations Association, Current
  • Winner named in “Winners and Losers” of 2019 Session, Maryland Matters, 2019
  • Winner named in “Winners and Losers of 2017 Session, Maryland Matters, 2017
  • Champion of Recovery, Maryland Recovery Organization Connecting Communities, 2013
  • Achievement Award, Maryland Association of Community Services Achievement Award, 2011
  • Innovator of the Year, The Daily Record, 2010

Recent Presentations

  • “Lifting Authentic Voices,” Maryland Nonprofits & MARFY Annual Conference, 2020

  • “Flip the Script: The History and Challenges of Addiction and Policy,” Maryland Welfare Advocates 40th Annual Conference, 2019

  • “The Historic Context and Current Reality of the Opioid Epidemic in Maryland,” Maryland Public Health Association’s Annual Conference, 2018

Recent Media Mentions

Recommended Local Dining for Advocates

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47 State Circle
Annapolis, MD  21401