[photo, Betty Workman, State Delegate] BETTY WORKMAN (1924-2018)
Democrat, District 1B, Allegany County

Member of House of Delegates, 1987-99. Member, Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee, 1987-92; Ways and Means Committee, 1993-99 (transportation subcommittee). Member, Joint Legislative Work Group on Community College Financing, 1994-95; Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 1995-99; Joint Committee on Protocol. Chair, Allegany County Delegation, 1995-99. President, Women Legislators of Maryland, 1993-94 (co-chair, legislative committee, 1998).

Member, Interagency Coordinating Committee for Infants and Toddlers Program, Allegany County. Member, Tri-County Council for Western Maryland, 1987-99; Task Force on Educational Assistants and Paraprofessionals in the Public Schools of Maryland, 1996; Task Force on Education Funding Equity, Accountability, and Partnerships, 1997-98. Past chair, Professional Standards and Teacher Education Advisory Board to State Department of Education.

Born in Cumberland, Maryland, September 26, 1924. Attended Fort Hill High School, Cumberland, Maryland; Frostburg State College, B.S.; West Virginia University, M.A. Former mathematics teacher, Allegany High School, Cumberland. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1984. Member, Allegany County Democratic Central Committee, 8 years; Allegany County Democratic Club. Past president, 4th District Women's Democratic Club. Member, Allegany County Arts Council; Allegany County Retired Teachers Association; Maryland Retired Teachers Association. Member, Business and Professional Women; League of Women Voters; LaVale Century Club; Cumberland Rotary Club; Allegany County Historical Society; Residents' Rights Committee, Thomas B. Finan Hospital Center. Board of Directors, Potomac Council, Boy Scouts of America; Cumberland Theatre; Western Maryland Area Health Education Center. Member, LaVale United Methodist Church, LaVale, Maryland. Widow; two children, six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren. Died in LaVale, Maryland, May 1, 2018.

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

This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.

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

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

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

Copyright March 11, 2022 Maryland State Archives