Chair, Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board, Montgomery County, 2001-2002 (member, 1998-2002). Member, Work Group to Study Consolidation of Economic Development Student Assistance Grants and Work-Based Shortage Grants, 2005; Advisory Council on Workforce Shortage, 2006-; Study Commission to Explore the Expanded Application of State Stipends for National Certification of Teachers, 2007-08; Advisory Council to the Children's Cabinet, 2007-; Task Force on Educational Issues Affecting Military Children, 2008-09.
Born in Washington, DC, February 10, 1968. Attended Rockville High School; University of Chicago, B.A. (political science), 1990; University of Michigan, M.P.P. (public policy), 1995; University of Michigan, M.A. (educational studies), 1995. Staff assistant, U.S. Representative Neal Smith of Iowa, 1990-92. Legislative assistant, Delegate Henry B. Heller, 1991-92. Intern, Congressional Budget Office, 1993. Teaching assistant, University of Michigan, 1993-94. Policy analyst (staff specialist II), Maryland Department of Education, summer, 1994-1995. Economist and policy analyst, U.S. Treasury Department, 1995-2002. Member, Consumer Advisory Board, Giant Food, 1991. Basketball coach, Montgomery County Department of Recreation, 1991-92, 1997. President, Montgomery County Political Action Committee, 1997; District 19 Democratic Club, 1997-98. Member, American Association of University Women, Rockville Branch, 1997-2002 (former membership vice president & secretary); Aspen Hill Civic Association, 1997-99. Member, Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee, 1998-2002 (precinct chair, 1990-92, 1995-98; co-chair, voter registration drive, 1998). Co-Coordinator, Montgomery County Women's Fair, 2001-02. Member, Wheaton Urban District Advisory Committee, 2000-02. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2004. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2006. Legislator of the Year, Maryland Nurses Association, 2007. Member, Tikvat Israel Congregation.
July 1, 2009
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