Member, Anne Arundel County Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, 2019-20. Board of Trustees, Chesapeake Bay Trust, 2019-. Member, Advisory Council on the Impact of Regulations on Small Businesses, 2019-; Oversight Committee on Quality Care in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, 2020-.
Member of House of Delegates, January 10, 2007 to January 9, 2019. Member, Environment and Transportation Committee, 2015-19 (housing & real property subcommittee, 2015-19; chair, motor vehicle & transportation subcommittee, 2015-19); Joint Audit Committee, 2011-19; Joint Committee on Gaming Oversight, 2015-19. Co-Chair, Work Group on the Maryland Open Transportation Investment Decision Act, 2017-19. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 2007-15 (ground rent work group, 2007; local government & bi-county subcommittee, 2007-10; environment subcommittee, 2007-15; housing & real property subcommittee, 2007-15); Joint Committee on Base Realignment and Closure, 2011; Business Climate Work Group, 2013-14. Chair, Anne Arundel County Delegation, 2014-15, 2017 (vice-chair, 2016; chair, education subcommittee, 2016-; member, alcohol committee, 2018). Member, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2007-19; Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2011-19; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2011-19; Maryland Military Installation Legislative Caucus, 2017-19.
Member, Pier Task Force, Department of the Environment, 2009-10; Maryland Tourism Development Board, 2011-; Work Group on Lead Liability Protection for Rental Property, 2012; Local [Video Lottery] Development Council, Anne Arundel County, 2015-.
Board of Directors, Economic Development Corporation, Anne Arundel County, 1993-98. Member, North County High School Business Advisory Board, 1998-2015; Local Interagency Coordinating Council, 1999-2016.
Member, County Council, Anne Arundel County, representing Councilmanic District 1, December 1998 to December 4, 2006.
Born in Maryland, July 21, 1951. Attended Archbishop Spalding High School, Severn, Maryland; Anne Arundel Community College, A.A. (business), 1977; Towson University, B.S. (business administration), magna cum laude, 1994 (beta gamma sigma honor society). President, Beidle Insurance Agency, 1979-2017. Managing partner, Glen Oak Professional Center, LLC, 1999-. Board member, Leadership Anne Arundel, 1997-2003 (member, class of 1996); Hospice of the Chesapeake, 1996-2007. Member, National Association of Life Underwriters, 1980-2016; Northern Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce, 1980-2017 (past board member); Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, 1994-. Member, GFWC (General Federation of Women's Clubs) Women's Club of Linthicum Heights, 1999-2014 (chair, public policy & advocacy committee, maryland federation of women's clubs, 2006). Board of Directors, Arundel Federal Savings Bank, 2004- (personnel committee, 2004-; chair, compliance committee, 2004-). Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2020. Corporate Service Award, Nationwide Insurance, 1997. Businessperson of the Year, Northern Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce, 1998. Distinguished Alumni Award, Leadership Anne Arundel, 1998. Fannie Lou Hamer Award, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Awards Committee, 2002. President's Award for Excellence, Northern Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce, 2003, 2013. Legislator of the Year, Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, 2003. Athena Award, West County Chamber of Commerce, 2007. Volunteer Award, Leadership Anne Arundel, 2012. Maggie Boone Moss Award, YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, 2014. Legacy Award, Northern Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce, 2016. Married; three children; seven grandchildren.
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