HOUSE OF DELEGATES

FORMER DELEGATES


[photo, Tanya Thornton Shewell, State Delegate] TANYA THORNTON SHEWELL
Republican, District 5A, Carroll County

Member of House of Delegates, August 17, 2004 to January 12, 2011. Member, Judiciary Committee, 2004-06 (juvenile law subcommittee, 2005-06); Environmental Matters Committee, 2007-11 (ground rent work group, 2007; agriculture, agriculture preservation & open space subcommittee, 2007-11; housing & real property subcommittee, 2007-11; local government & bi-county subcommittee, 2007-11); House Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 2007-11. Deputy Minority Whip, 2007-11. Member, Maryland Rural Caucus, 2004-11; Women Legislators of Maryland, 2004-11; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-11; Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2006-11. Member, National Council of State Legislatures, 2004-11; American Legislative Exchange Council, 2004-11 (criminal justice task force).


Appointed member, Disabled Persons Review Board, Carroll County, 1983-89; Equal Housing Opportunity Board, 1987-89.

Born in Piqua, Ohio, March 9, 1944. Class valedictorian, Troy High School, Troy, Ohio. Towson University, B.S. (psychology & sociology), summa cum laude, 1970. Manager, Shewell Enterprises, a family property rental business, 1969-. Rehabilitation supervisor, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, State Department of Education, 1974-77 (rehabilitation counselor & certified medical disability examiner, 1970-73; consultant & educator, 1973-74). Manager, Admissions Services, Carroll Lutheran Health Care Center, 1981-83. Executive Director, Granite House, Inc. (a residential mental health counseling program), Westminster, 1983-91. Member, Carroll County Republican Women's Club (president, 2000-03; vice president, 1996-99). Member, Executive Council (state membership chair), Maryland Federation of Republican Women, 2002-04. Co-Chair, Bush '04 Campaign for Carroll County. Reese Starner Award (Republican of the Year, Carroll County), Republican Central Committee, 2002. Co-author, "The Learning-Ability-Equated Study Method", The Journal of Experimental Education, Winter 1971. Married; two children.

Senate
House of Delegates
General Assembly
Legislative Committees
Legislative Process
Maryland Government
Maryland Constitutional Offices & Agencies
Maryland Departments
Maryland Independent Agencies
Maryland Executive Commissions, Committees, Task Forces, Advisory Boards
Maryland Universities & Colleges
Maryland Counties
Maryland Municipalities
Maryland at a Glance


Maryland Manual On-Line

Search the Manual
e-mail: mdmanual@mdarchives.state.md.us


This information resource of the Maryland State Archives is presented here for fair use in the public domain. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: Rights assessment for associated source material is the responsibility of the user.


Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!


[ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

Copyright September 29, 2015 Maryland State Archives