Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Mary Ann Love
MSA SC 3520-12262


Born in West Pittston, Pennsylvania, February 21, 1940.  Attended St. John's Evangelist High School, 1958; Wilkes-Barre Business School, 1959.  Married; two children.

General Assembly:
Member of House of Delegates, District 32, Anne Arundel County, June 25, 1993-January 14, 2015. Democrat. Member, Economic Matters Committee, 1993-2015 (real property subcommittee, 1995-98; alcoholic beverages subcommittee, 1995-2015, chair, 1995-2010; unemployment insurance subcommittee, 1997-98; deathcare industry work group, 1997-2010; real estate & housing subcommittee, 1999-2002; science & technology subcommittee, 1999-2002; banking, economic development, science & technology subcommittee, 2003-06; property & casualty insurance subcommittee, 2003-15; consumer protection & commercial law work group, 2007-10; workers' compensation subcommittee, 2007-15); Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 1999-2015; House Facilities Committee, 2005-15. House Chair, Task Force to Study State Assistance to Veterans, 2007-15; Protocol Committee, 2011-15. Deputy Majority Whip, 1995-2002. Member, Joint Technology Oversight Committee, 2000-03; Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 2003, 2007; Joint Committee on Base Realignment and Closure, 2007-11. Chair, Anne Arundel County Delegation, 1999-2010. President, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2005-06 (member, 1993-2015; treasurer, 2001-04; president-elect, 2004-05; endorsement committee, 2006). House Vice-Chair, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2003-15. Member, Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, 2003-15; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-15. Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (economic development, trade & cultural affairs committee, 2005-07; labor & economic development committee, 2007-15). 

Private Career and Other Public Service:
Legislative aide to Anne Arundel County Councilman, 1974-82. Member, Design Professionals Task Force, 1995; Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee, 1996-; Maryland Child-Care Business Partnership, 1998-2000. Presidential Elector, Maryland, 2000. Member, Task Force on the Environmental Effects of Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether (MTBE), 2000-01; Council on Management and Productivity, 2000-01; Task Force to Evaluate the Development and Construction of a Magnetic Levitation Transportation System (MAGLEV) in Maryland between Baltimore and the District of Columbia, 2002-03; Task Force to Study the Financial Impact of Retired Military Service Personnel on the Economy of the State, 2003; Task Force on Traffic Capacity Across the Chesapeake Bay, 2005-06. Co-Chair, Task Force to Study State Assistance to Veterans, 2007-08. Member, Commission on the Establishment of a Maryland Women in Military Service Monument, 2007-08, 2009-14; Local Development Council, Anne Arundel County, 2012-. 

Information and assistance specialist, Department of Aging, Anne Arundel County, 1992-94. Public administrator, consumer service coordinator, Anne Arundel County. Community services specialist, Anne Arundel County, 1982-85. Elected member, Democratic State Central Committee, Anne Arundel County, 1991-94 (chair, 1990-91; at-large member, 1986-90). Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000. Member, Democratic Women of Anne Arundel County; District 32 Democratic Club. Board of Directors, North Arundel Hospital, 2003-; Providence Center; Hospice of the Chesapeake; Partners in Care. Member, Northern Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce; League of Women Voters; Linthicum Women's Club. County Achievement Award, National Association of Counties, 1986-89. Legislator of Year, Anne Arundel County Trade Council, 1996. President's Award for Excellence, Northern Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce, 1997. Honorary member, 115th Maryland Army National Guard, 1999. Fannie Lou Hamer Award, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Awards Committee, 2000. Award, Maryland Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians, 2002. Award, Maryland Society of American Institute of Architects, 2002. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2005. Casper R. Taylor, Jr., Founder's Award, House of Delegates, 2009.

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