Member of House of Delegates, January 14, 2015 to January 11, 2023. Member, Appropriations Committee, 2015-23 (oversight committee on pensions, 2015-23; vice-chair, transportation & the environment subcommittee, 2019-23, member, 2015-23; member, capital budget subcommittee, 2020); Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness, 2015-23; Special Joint Committee on Pensions, 2015-23. House Chair, Joint Audit and Evaluation Committee, 2020-23. Member, Work Group to Study Shelter and Supportive Services for Unaccompanied Homeless Minors, 2019-20. Member, Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, 2015-23; Maryland Military Installation Legislative Caucus, 2017-23; Maryland Legislative Transit Caucus, 2019-23. President, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2020-21 (member, 2015-23; 2nd vice-president, 2016-18; 1st vice-president, 2018-19; vice-president, 2019-20). Member, Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2022-23 (house executive board, 2022-23).
Member, Board of Aldermen, City of Frederick, 2009-13. Member, Airport Commission (Frederick Municipal Airport), 2009-13; Taxicab Commission, City of Frederick, 2009-13.
Former legislative aide to Delegate C. Sue Hecht and Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A, Frederick County. Member, National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 2009-13 (co-chair, bus on shoulders task force, 2012-13).
Born in Cumberland, Maryland, January 5, 1951. Attended Bishop Walsh High School, Cumberland, Maryland; University of Maryland, paralegal certificate; Frostburg State University, B.A. (political science), M.B.A. Construction project manager. Member, Democratic State Central Committee, 2007-10. Vice-Chair, Legislative Commitee, Maryland Municipal League, 2009-13. Member, Frederick Arts Council; Golden Mile Alliance. Married; two children, four grandchildren.
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