Member, Health and Government Operations Committee, 2003-15 (government operations subcommittee, 2003-04; health occupations subcommittee, 2003-04; public health subcommittee, 2003-05; health insurance subcommittee, 2004; insurance subcommittee, 2004; health facilities, equipment & products subcommittee, 2005; health facilities & occupations subcommittee, 2005-10; public health & long-term care subcommittee, 2005-15; minority health disparities subcommittee, 2011-15). Member, Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing, 2005-14; Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, 2011-15. House Vice-Chair, Protocol Committee, 2014-15. 2nd Vice-Chair, Prince George's County Delegation, 2012-14 (law enforcement & state-appointed boards committee, 2003-07; bi-county committee, 2008-10; vice-chair, maryland-national capital park & planning commission committee, 2008-10; vice-chair, county affairs committee, 2011-12, member, 2013-15). Member, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2003-15 (2nd vice-chair, 2004-06; 1st vice-chair, 2006-08; chair, 2008-10). Member, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2003- 15 (endorsement committee, 2006).
Member, State Advisory Council on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders, 2004-09; Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee, 2009-11.
Member, Local [Video Lottery] Development Council, Prince George's County, 2015-.
Born in Washington, DC, February 7, 1950. Attended Prince George's Community College; Tennessee State University, George Meany Center for Labor Studies. President, Local 63, Service Employees International Union, 1996- (secretary-treasurer, 1995-96; vice-president, 1993-95). Clinical specialist and analyst, Prince George's Hospital Center, 1969-96. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1988, 2004 (alternate). Member, Prince George's County Democratic Central Committee, 1998-2002. Member, Prince George's County Women's Political Caucus; Coalition for Labor Union Women (vice-president, Maryland chapter; DC chapter); National Council of Negro Women; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Prince George's County Rainbow Coalition. Former president, Camp Springs Civic Association. Board member, Prince George's County Planned Parenthood Association. Casper R. Taylor, Jr., Founder's Award, House of Delegates, 2013. Member, Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church. Married.
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