[photo, Shawn Z. Tarrant, State Delegate] SHAWN Z. TARRANT
Democrat, District 40, Baltimore City

Member of House of Delegates, January 10, 2007 to January 14, 2015. Member, Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-15 (insurance subcommittee, 2007-15; minority health disparities subcommittee, 2007-10; government operations subcommittee, 2011-15). Chief Deputy Majority Whip, 2013-15 (deputy majority whip, 2011-12). Member, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2007-15 (secretary, 2008-10).

Member, Work Group on Cultural Competency and Workforce Development for Mental Health Professionals, 2007-08; Pimlico Community Development Authority, 2009-15; Health Care Delivery Reform Subcommittee, Health Care Reform Coordinating Council, 2011-15; Maryland Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission, 2012. Co-Chair, Task Force to Study Food Allergy Awareness, Food Safety, and Food Service Facility Letter-Grading, 2013-14; ; Task Force to Study Access to Pharmacy Services in Maryland, 2014-15.

Born in Freeport, New York, July 30, 1965. Norfolk State University, B.S. (finance & marketing), 1988. Program Director, MCO (Managed Care Operations), 2011-. Region Director, State Government Operations, Bristol-Myers Squibb, 1992-2009. President, Ashburton Area Association, 1999-2006 (vice-president, 1994-99). 2nd Vice-Chair, Maryland Democratic Party, 2006-08. Board member, Parent Teacher Organization, Mt. Washington Elementary School (five terms). Life member, Norfolk State Alumni Association, 1989-; Kappa Alpha Psi. Community Citation, Mayor of Baltimore, 2003. Valued Hours Award, Fullwood Foundation, 2010. Distinguished Alumni Award, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, 2011. Legislative Award, The Maryland State Medical Society (MedChi), 2011. Member, Union Baptist Church, Baltimore, Maryland (board of deacons, 1996-). Married; two children.

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