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[photo, Virginia P. Clagett, State Delegate] VIRGINIA P. CLAGETT
Democrat, District 30, Anne Arundel County

Member of House of Delegates since January 11, 1995. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 2003- (agriculture, agriculture preservation & open space subcommittee, 2003-; natural resources subcommittee, 2003-05; natural resources & ethics subcommittee, 2005-06; land use & ethics subcommittee, 2006; chair, housing & real property subcommittee, 2003-; co-chair, abatement of drug-related nuisances work group, 2004; co-chair, affordable housing work group, 2004); Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space and Agricultural Land Preservation, 2003-; Joint Committee on the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area, 2004-. Member, Commerce and Government Matters Committee, 1995-2003 (procurement subcommittee, 1995-98; chair, transportation subcommittee, 1999-2003). Member, Agricultural Stewardship Commission, 2005-06. Vice-Chair, Anne Arundel County Delegation, 1999-2002, 2007- (state & county issues subcommittee, 2005; chair, environment subcommittee, 2005). Member, Maryland Green Caucus, 1996-; Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, 2003-; Women Legislators of Maryland, 1995- (treasurer, 1999-2000, 2004-06; legislative committee, 2001-). Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (environment & natural resources committee, 2005-07; agriculture, environment & energy committee, 2007-08; agriculture & energy committee, 2008-; environment committee, 2008-).

Member, County Council, Anne Arundel County, 1974-94 (chair, 1984-91); Severn River Advisory Board, 1974; Agricultural Preservation Advisory Committee, Anne Arundel County. Member, U.S. 301 South Corridor Transportation Study Task Force, 1993-96; Commission to Save the Lighthouses, 1995-96; Maryland Greenways Commission, 1996-2000; State Commission on the Capital City, 1999-; Severn River Commission, 1999-; Task Force on the Environmental Effects of Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether (MTBE), 2000-01; Maryland Diamondback Terrapin Task Force, 2001; Study Commission on Public Funding of Campaigns in Maryland, 2002-04. Board of Trustees, Chesapeake Bay Trust, 2003-. Member, Maryland Wine and Grape Advisory Committee, 2004-05; Governor's Advisory Commission on Maryland Wine and Grape Growing, 2005-; Task Force on the Future for Growth and Development in Maryland, 2006-; Climate Change Commission, 2007-; Hall of Records Commission, 2007-; Chesapeake Bay Commission, 2008-. Past member, Coastal Zone Management Commission; Baltimore Regional Planning Council (vice-chair).

Born in Washington, DC, July 18, 1943. Attended The Madeira School, Greenway, Virginia; Smith College, B.A. (history), 1965. Assistant reporter, Triangle Publications-Radio Stations, 1966-68. Board of Directors, Annapolis Life Care (Ginger Cove). Board of Trustees, Historic Annapolis, Inc., 1991- (treasurer, 1992). Member, Chesapeake Environmental Association; South County Democratic Club; Davidsonville Area Civic Association; Mayo Civic Association; Historic Owensville Civic Association; Silver Triangle Ruritan Club; American Business Women's Association (South River Chapter). Past member, Maryland Association of Counties (legislative committee); governing board, Central Maryland Health Systems Agency; board of governors, Anne Arundel General Hospital; board of trustees, Hammond-Harwood House. Fannie Lou Hamer Award, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Awards Committee, 2005. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2006. Married; two children.

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