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A. WADE KACH, Republican, District 10, Baltimore County. Member of House of
Delegates since 1975. Member, Economic Matters Committee (unemployment insurance
subcommittee). Born in Baltimore, Maryland, July 19, 1947. Attended Baltimore City public
schools; Towson State College; Western Maryland College, B.A., 1970. Mathematics teacher.
Member, Governor's Commission on Emotionally Disabled Children and Adolescents, 1981-83;
Child Support Enforcement Advisory Council, 1983-86. Chairman, Maryland Federation of
College Republicans, 1970. Member, Republican State Central Committee, Baltimore City,
1970-73. Maryland Presidential Elector, 1972. Elected Delegate, Republican Party National
Convention, 1988. Member, Teachers Association of Baltimore County, Maryland State
Teachers Association; National Education Association. Member, Parents Anonymous of Mary-
land; Reisterstown-Owings Mills-Glyndon Coordinating Council; Reisterstown-Owings Mills-
Glyndon Chamber of Commerce. Received honors from New Home Buyers Protection Group;
Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Maryland Coalition Against Crime;
Teachers Association of Baltimore County; Maryland Association of Ophthalmic Dispensers.
Married. District office: 214 Ashland Rd., Cockeysville 21030; tel. (410) 527-1962.
Annapolis office: 309 Lowe House Office Bldg., 21401-1991; tel. (410) 841-3350.
DELORES G. KELLEY, Democrat, District 42, Baltimore City. Member of House of
Delegates since 1991. Member, Environmental Matters Committee; Joint Committee on
Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review. Legislative Chair, Women Legislators
of Maryland, 1992. Born in Norfolk, Virginia, May 1, 1936. 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. Professor, Coppin State College. Member, Mayor's Mental Health Advisory Council,
Baltimore City, 1980-88. Member, Values Education Commission, 1981-85; State Commission
on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders, 1991. Member, Democratic State Central Com-
mittee, 1982-86. Secretary, Maryland Democratic Party, 1986-90. Member, Platform Com-
mittee, National Democratic Party, 1988. Panelist and reviewer, National Endowment for the
Humanities, 1978-82. Fellow, American Council on Education, 1982-83. Board, Baltimore
Urban League, 1986-89. Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, Harbor Bank of Maryland, 1987.
Board of Directors, Institute for Christian-Jewish Studies, 1988. President, Black-Jewish
Forum of Baltimore (BLEWS), 1990-92. Married; three children. District office: 6615
Reisterstown Rd., Suite 301, Baltimore 21215; tel. (410) 764-3614. Annapolis office:
320 Lowe House Office Bldg., 21401-1991; tel. (410) 841-3297.
KEVIN KELLY, Democrat, District 1B, Allegany County. Member of House of Dele-
gates since 1987. Member, Judiciary Committee; Joint Committee on Administrative,
Executive and Legislative Review. Born in Cumberland, Maryland, August 18, 1953. Bishop
Walsh High School; Frostburg State College, B.S., 1975; University of Baltimore School of Law,
J.D., 1978. Attorney. Member, Maryland State and Allegany County Bar Associations. Former
law clerk to former Chief Judge James S. Getty, 4th Judicial Circuit. Member, Tri-County
Council for Western Maryland. Member, Allegany County Task Force for Economic and Com-
munity Growth. Former member, Citizens Advisory Board for Joseph D. Brandenburg Center.
Administrative hearing officer, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 1986. President,
Board of Directors, Cumberland Central YMCA, 1986-87. Former member, Advisory Board,
New Dominion School. Outstanding Maryland Public Official, Chemical Industry Council of
Maryland, 1990. Legislative Law Enforcement Friend of the Tear, Fraternal Order of Police,
Maryland State Lodge, Inc., 1991. Legislator of the Year, Maryland State's Attorneys' Associa-
tion, 1991. Outstanding Young Marylander, Maryland Jaycees, 1992. Owner, Cumberland
Institute of Tae Kwon Do (Jhoon Rhee Institute affiliate); former president, Has Beens Boxing,
Inc. District office: 201 Washington St., Cumberland 21502-2826; tel. (301) 777-9000;
fax (301) 724-7002; SCS 9- (301) 777-2378. Annapolis office: 319 Lowe House Office
Bldg., 21401-1991; tel. (301) 858-3454, (410) 841-3454.
RUTH M. KIRK, Democrat, District 39, Baltimore City. Member, House of Delegates
since 1983. Member, Economic Matters Committee, 1991; House Facilities Commit-
tee, 1993- Member, Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee, 1983-90; Tort
and Insurance Reform Oversight Committee, 1993. Treasurer, Maryland Legislative Black
Caucus. 1st Vice-President, Women Legislators of Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Maryland,
February 2, 1930. Educated in Baltimore public schools. Teacher's aide. Member, Task Force for
Voter Registration, 1984-86; Governor's Council on Adolescent Pregnancy, 1992; State Com-
mission on Neighborhoods, 1994. Member, Baltimore Blueprint; National Citizens Partici-
pation Council; Community Organization to Improve Life (COIL); Self Help Housing Board;
Urban Service Commission; Urban Service Advisory Council; Urban Services Center 19; Pop-
pleton Urban Renewal Planning Action Council (PAC). Board of Directors, Meals on Wheels.
Member, Farmer-Mitchell Advisory Council, University of Maryland Medical System; Greater
Model Community Council; Citizens Democratic Action Organization; Committee for Cul-
tural Arts. Baltimore Best Silver and Blue Award, 1982; Frances Morton Froelicher Civic
Statesmanship Award, 1982; Golden Brick Award, Baltimore Blueprint; highest hour service in
District 8 (1,929 hours). Member, Eastern Star; Morning Star Baptist Church. Married, six
children. District office; 501-C Pennsylvania Ave., Baltimore 21201; tel. (410) 383.2701.
Annapolis office: 315 Lowe House Office Bldg., 21401-1991; tel. (410) 841-3263.