Delores G. Kelley
MSA SC 3520-13303
Born in Norfolk, Virginia, May 1, 1936. Attended Virginia State College, B.A., philosophy, 1956; New York University, M.A., education, 1958; Purdue University, M.A., speech communication, 1972; University of Maryland College Park, Ph. D., American studies, 1977. Married; three children.
House of Delegates, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, 1991-94. Legislative chair, Women Legislators of Maryland, 1992. Member, Environmental Matters Committee; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review. Senate, District 10 (D), Baltimore City, Baltimore County, 1995-. Member, Judicial Proceedings Committee, 1995-98. Senate chair, Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 1995-98; member, Joint Committee on Protocol, 1995-98; Article 27 (crimes & punishments) Revision Committee, 1997-98. President, Women Legislators of Maryland, 1998-99. Vice-chair, Executive Nominations Committee, 1998-. Member, Finance Committee, 1998-; Welfare Reform Subcommittee, 1999; Chair, Home Builders Registration Work Group, 1999. Legislative Policy Committee, 1999-; Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 1999-. Senate chair, Joint Committee on Fair Practices, 1999-.
Private Career and Other Public Service:
Professor, Coppin State College. Member, panelist and reviewer, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1978-82. Member, Mayor's Mental Health Advisory Council, Baltimore City, 1980-88. Member, Values Education Commission, 1981-85. Member, Democratic State Central Committee, 1982-86. Fellow, American Council on Education, 1982-83. Board, Baltimore Urban League, 1986-89. Secretary, Maryland Democratic Party, 1986-90. Vice-chair, Board of Directors, Harbor Bank of Maryland, 1987-. Member, Platform Committee, National Democratic Party, 1988. Institute for Christian Jewish Studies, 1988-. President, Black Jewish Forum of Baltimore (BLEWS), 1990-92. State Commission on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders, 1991-95. Governor's Commission on Adoption, 1995; Governor's Task Force on Judicial Nominating Commissions, 1995. Family Violence Council, 1995-; Co-chair, Legislative Action Team, 1996-. Baltimore County Democratic Central Committee, 1995-. Maryland Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, 1996-99; Task Force to Study Anti-Asian Violence, 1997-99; Adoption Oversight Team, Department of Human Resources, 1997-; Governor's Council on Adolescent Pregnancy, 1998-; Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee, 1998-; State Commission on Criminal Sentencing, 1999-; State Commission on Infant Mortality Prevention, 1999-; Task Force to Study College Readiness for Disadvantaged and Capable Students, 2000-.
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