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[photo, Tanya Thornton Shewell, State Delegate] TANYA THORNTON SHEWELL
Republican, District 5A, Carroll County



Member of House of Delegates since August 17, 2004. Deputy Minority Whip, 2007-. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 2007- (ground rent work group, 2007; agriculture, agriculture preservation & open space subcommittee, 2007-; housing & real property subcommittee, 2007-; local government & bi-county subcommittee, 2007-); House Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 2007-. Member, Judiciary Committee, 2004-06 (juvenile law subcommittee, 2005-06). Member, Maryland Rural Caucus, 2004-; Women Legislators of Maryland, 2004-; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-; Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2006-. Member, National Council of State Legislatures, 2004-; American Legislative Exchange Council, 2004- (criminal justice task force).

Appointed member, Disabled Persons Review Board, Carroll County, 1983-89; Equal Housing Opportunity Board, 1987-89.

Born in Piqua, Ohio, March 9, 1944. Class valedictorian, Troy High School, Troy, Ohio. Towson University, B.S. (psychology & sociology), summa cum laude, 1970. Manager, Shewell Enterprises, a family property rental business, 1969-. Rehabilitation supervisor, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, State Department of Education, 1974-77 (rehabilitation counselor & certified medical disability examiner, 1970-73; consultant & educator, 1973-74). Manager, Admissions Services, Carroll Lutheran Health Care Center, 1981-83. Executive Director, Granite House, Inc. (a residential mental health counseling program), Westminster, 1983-91. Member, Carroll County Republican Women's Club (president, 2000-03; vice president, 1996-99). Member, Executive Council (state membership chair), Maryland Federation of Republican Women, 2002-04. Co-Chair, Bush '04 Campaign for Carroll County. Reese Starner Award (Republican of the Year, Carroll County), Republican Central Committee, 2002. Co-author, "The Learning-Ability-Equated Study Method", The Journal of Experimental Education, Winter 1971. Married; two children.

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