Member, Maryland Commission on Disabilities, 2016-; Task Force on Restraint and Seclusion, 2017; Governor's Wellmobile Program Advisory Board, 2017-; Juvenile Services Education Programs Work Group, 2018-20; Health and Human Services Referral Board, 2019-20.
Member of House of Delegates, January 12, 2011 to February 4, 2016. Resigned February 4, 2016. House Chair, Joint Audit Committee, 2015-16. Member, Appropriations Committee, 2011-16 (transportation & the environment subcommittee, 2011-12; oversight committee on pensions, 2011-16; vice-chair, public safety & administration subcommittee, 2013-15; member, oversight committee on personnel, 2015-16; chair, health & human resources subcommittee, 2015-16; vice-chair, capital budget subcommittee, 2015-16 (member, 2013-16); Special Joint Committee on Pensions, 2012-16; Regional Revitalization Work Group, 2013-14; Spending Affordability Committee, 2015-16. Member, Land Use, Transportation, and Public Safety Committee, Montgomery County Delegation, 2015-16 (member, land use & transportation committee, 2011-14).
Member, Interagency Commission on Homelessness, Montgomery County, 2014-. Member, Task Force on the Maryland Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program, 2015-16; Interagency Steering Committee for Managing for Results, 2015-16.
Scheduling assistant, U.S. Senator Bill Bradley, New Jersey, 1996-97. Intern, U.S. Senator Carl Levin, Michigan, 1997. Scheduler, U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, California, 1999.
Legislative director to Delegate Peter V. R. Franchot, 1999-2000. Deputy District Director, U.S. Representative Albert R. Wynn, 4th Congressional District, Maryland, 2003-04 (community liaison & grants coordinator, 2000-03). Vice-Chair, Mid-County Recreation Advisory Board, Montgomery County, 2004-06. Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Comptroller of Maryland, 2007-10. Member, Joint Enforcement Task Force on Workplace Fraud, 2009-10.
Born in Englewood, New Jersey, March 23, 1975. St. Thomas Aquinas College, B.S. (social science, law & government), 1997; The Johns Hopkins University, M.A. (government), 2004. State director, Maryland Home Care, Service Employees International Union, 2004-06. President, Montgomery County Young Democrats, 1999-2000. Member, Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee, 2005-06. Executive Board, District 14 Democratic Club. Board of Governors, Chelsea and Pershing Schools, 2002-04. Board of Directors, Project Change, Olney, 2003-04; Carl M. Freeman Foundation, 2005-06; Manna Food Center, 2006-. Member, Greater Olney Civic Association; Olney Theatre Center; Tanterra Homeowners Association; Montgomery County Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); NARAL Pro-Choice America. Associate member, Greater Colesville Civic Association. Past member, Fair Oaks Homeowners Association. Legislative Achievement of the Year, Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, 2012. Legislative Leadership Award, The Arc of Maryland, 2015. Legislative Champion Award, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2018. Married; two children.
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