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[photo, Catherine E. Pugh, State Senator] CATHERINE E. PUGH
Democrat, District 40, Baltimore City

Member of Senate since January 10, 2007. Deputy Majority Whip, 2008-. Member, Finance Committee, 2007- (chair, transportation subcommittee, 2008-); Joint Audit Committee, 2007-. Vice-Chair, Special Committee on Substance Abuse, 2007-. Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Fair Practices, 2007-. Member, Joint Committee on Welfare Reform, 2008-. Member, Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing, 2007. Assistant Deputy Majority Whip, 2007. lst Vice-Chair, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2008- (member, 2007-). President-elect, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2009- (treasurer, 2007-08; 2nd vice-president, 2008-09). Member, Conference of State Legislatures (communications, financial services & interstate commerce committee, 2007-); Southern Legislative Conference (human services & public safety committee, 2008-).

Member, Maryland Home-Ownership Preservation Task Force, 2007; Governor's Wellmobile Program Advisory Board, 2007-; Maryland State Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, 2008-; Task Force on the Minority Business Enterprise Program and Equity Investment Capital, 2008-; Task Force to Study Motor-Vehicle Towing Practices, 2008-; Pimlico Community Development Authority, 2008-. Co-Chair, Task Force to Study the Procurement of Health and Social Services by State Agencies, 2009-.

Member of House of Delegates, June 21, 2005 to January 10, 2007. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 2005-07 (housing & real property subcommittee, 2006-07; land use & ethics subcommittee, 2006-07; local government & bi-county agencies subcommittee, 2006-07). Member, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2005-; Women Legislators of Maryland, 2005-.

Member, Baltimore City Council, representing District 4, 1999-2004 (chair, taxation subcommittee on economic development; vice-chair, land use & planning committee; urban affairs committee). Board of Directors, University of Maryland Medical System Corporation, 2001-. Member, Maryland Aviation Administration Small and Minority Business Council, 2005-. Former member, Baltimore Metropolitan Council Advisory Committee.

Born in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Morgan State University, B.S. (business administration), M.B.A. President and CEO, C. E. Pugh & Company (a public relations consulting firm), 1988-. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000, 2008. Former dean and director, Strayer Business College. Member, Ashburton Community Association, 1990-; Hampden Family Center, 2002-; Baltimore Reads, 2002-; Moveable Feast, 2003-. Chair of Development, Associated Black Charities, 2005-. Chair, Board of Directors, Maryland Center for Arts and Technology, 2005-. Minority Business Advocate of the Year, U.S. Small Business Administration, 1994. Notable Black Woman of Maryland Award, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, 1990. Benjamin L. Hooks Keeper of the Flame Award, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 2000. Legislator of the Year, Baltimore Police Department, 2003. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2005.

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