MELONY GHEE GRIFFITH
Democrat, District 25, Prince George's County
Member of House of Delegates since January 13, 1999. Member, Appropriations Committee, 2002- (public safety & administration subcommittee, 2002-03; transportation & the environment subcommittee, 2003-06; education & economic development subcommittee, 2007-; vice-chair, capital budget subcommittee, 2003-; chair, oversight committee on pensions, 2007-, member, 2002-). House Chair, Special Joint Committee on Pensions, 2007- (member, 2003-). Member, Judiciary Committee, 1999-2002 (civil law & procedure subcommittee, 1999-2002); Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, 1999-2003; Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 2007; House Emergency Medical Services Work Group, 2009. Chair, Prince George's County Delegation, 2008- (county affairs committee, 1999-2006; chair, bi-county committee, 2007-08; member, law enforcement & state-appointed boards committee, 2008-). Member, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (formerly Maryland Legislative Black Caucus), 1999- (chair, environmental committee, 2000; member, education committee, 2000-); Women Legislators of Maryland, 1999-.
Member, Maryland State Arts Council, 2003-. Co-Chair, Blue Ribbon Commission to Study Retiree Health-Care Funding Options, 2007-.
Born in Abilene, Texas, June 5, 1963. Attended Charles M. Russell High School, Great Falls, Montana; Eastern Montana College, B.S. (psychology, criminology, rehabilitation), 1985; Howard University, M.S.W., 1987. Clinical social worker, public health specialist, and workshop facilitator. Project coordinator, National Basketball Players Association Health Education Project, The Johns Hopkins University, 1992-93. Senior Program Officer, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC, 1998-2004. Director, Center for Healthy Lifestyle Initiatives, Prince George's County Health Dept., 2004-06, 2008-. Director, Office of Prevention and Community Outreach, Prince George's County Health Dept., 2006-08. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000. Two sons.
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