[photo, Adrienne A. Mandel, State Delegate] ADRIENNE A. MANDEL
Democrat, District 19, Montgomery County

Member of House of Delegates, January 11, 1995 to January 10, 2007. Deputy Majority Whip, 2003-07. Member, Commerce and Government Matters Committee, 1995-2003 (state government & civil rights subcommittee, 1995-98; motor vehicles subcommittee, 1998-2003); Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 2003; Health and Government Operations Committee, 2003-07 (health occupations subcommittee, 2003-04; long-term care subcommittee, 2003-05; public health subcommittee, 2003-05; pharmaceuticals subcommittee, 2005-07; public health & long-term care subcommittee, 2005-07); Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, 2003-07. Chair, Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing, 2005-07. Chair, Bi-County Committee, Montgomery County Delegation, 2000-07 (vice-chair, county affairs committee, 1997-99). Member, House Democratic Research Group. Member, Women Legislators of Maryland, 1995-2007 (endorsement committee; legislative committee; parliamentarian, 1997-98; co-chair, legislative committee 1998-2000; 1st vice-president, 2000-01; president, 2002-03). Maryland Green Caucus, 1996-07; Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, 2003-07; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-07. Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (health committee). Executive Board, National Order of Women Legislators, 2003-07 (representative to national order of women legislators foundation; co-chair, issues committee, 2000; chair, health & empowerment committee, 2001-07).

Member, Young Driver Task Force (formerly Youth: Responsible Driving Task Force), Department of Transportation, 1995-07; Task Force on Charitable Giving (Maryland Gives!), 1996-2001; Task Force on Driver's Education Programs in Maryland, 1999; Statewide Commission on the Crisis in Nursing, 2000-05; Innovations in Aging Services Advisory Council, 2003-07; Oversight Committee on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, 2005-07; Task Force to Implement Holocaust, Genocide, Human Rights and Tolerance Education, 2005-; Statewide Commission on the Shortage in the Health Care Workforce, 2006-07.

Member, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, 2007-15 (chair, 2007-08, 2015).

Born in Irvington, New Jersey, September 30, 1936. Rutgers University, B.A. (political science), 1958; George Washington University, M.A. (legislative policy), 1984. Executive Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2003. Assistant director, Montgomery County Senior Citizen Center, 1981-84. Legislative liaison, Montgomery County Government, 1985-95. Special projects coordinator, Community Action Agency, Montgomery County, 1994-96. Precinct chair, vice-chair, Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee, 1979-94. Charter member, Maryland Government Relations Association, 1986-95. Board of Advisors, International Center on Global Aging, Catholic University of America, 2007-. Member, Women's Suburban Democratic Club; League of Women Voters; Layhill Village Civic Association; Layhill Village Women's Club; Wheaton Neighborhood Network Fighting Drugs and Alcohol; Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD); B'nai B'rith Women (life member, award recipient); Government Relations Commission, Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington. Board of Directors, Montgomery County Conservation Corps. Leadership Award, National Foundation March of Dimes. Environmental Leadership Award, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, 1995-2003. Legislator of the Year, Maryland Nurses Association, 2002. Legislative Leadership Award, Maryland Senior Citizen Action Network, 2002. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2002, 2004, 2006 (Circle of Excellence). Legislator of the Year, Montgomery County Chapter, National Organization for Women, 2003. Legislator of the Year, Chesapeake Region Epilepsy Foundation, 2003. Award for Significant Contribution to Medical Community, Montgomery County Medical Society, 2005. Member, Congregation Har Shalom. Married; two children; three grandchildren.

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