Member of House of Delegates, January 8, 2003 to January 10, 2007. Member, Appropriations Committee, 2003-07 (education & economic development subcommittee, 2003-07; oversight committee on personnel, 2003-05; juvenile services work group, 2005-07; oversight committee on pensions, 2006-07); Joint Committee on Fair Practices, 2003-07; Special Committee on Higher Education Affordability and Accessibility, 2003-04; Joint Advisory Committee on Legislative Data Systems, 2003-04; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 2004-07. Member, Montgomery County Delegation, 2003-07 (member, bi-county committee, 2003-07). Member, Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, 2003-07; Maryland Green Caucus, 2003-07; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2006-07.
Member, Partnership Policy Council on Block Grants (Maryland Association of Counties designee), 1996; Public School Construction Program Work Group, (Maryland Association of Counties representative), 2000-01; Governor's Workforce Investment Board, 2004-07; Interagency Steering Committee for Managing for Results, 2005-07; Maryland State Arts Council, 2007-; Maryland Business Tax Reform Commission, 2008-; Commission to Study the Impact of Immigrants in Maryland, 2008-; Maryland Commission on Public Art, 2008-; Maryland Council for New Americans, 2009-.
Born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, June 16, 1965. Attended Montgomery County public schools; Georgetown Preparatory School; Syracuse University, B.A. (history & Soviet studies), 1987, M.A. (public administration), 1989. Budget analyst, 1989-91, and Senior Staff analyst, 1991-95, Department of Fiscal Services. Legislative analyst, Office of Intergovernmental Relations, Montgomery County, 1995-2002. Chair, Social Justice Council, Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 1998-2002. Board of Directors, Free State Justice, 1999-2002 (co-chair, legislative committee, 1999-2002). Precinct vice-chair, Montgomery County Democratic Party, 1999-2002. Member, District 18 Democratic Caucus; Rock Creek Palisades Citizens Association. Partner, two children.
July 1, 2009
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