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[photo, Carolyn J. B. Howard, Maryland State Delegate] CAROLYN J. B. HOWARD
Democrat, District 24, Prince George's County

Member of House of Delegates, 1988-90, and since March 7, 1991. Deputy Speaker Pro Tem, 2007-. Member, Ways and Means Committee, 1993- (education subcommittee, 1994, 2015-; vice-chair's subcommittee, 1995-2014, 2015-; chair, housing & social issues subcommittee, 1995-96; chair, transportation subcommittee, 1997-14; election law subcommittee, 2015-; revenues subcommittee, 2015-); Joint Audit Committee (formerly Joint Budget and Audit Committee), 1993-; Legislative Policy Committee, 2007-; Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds, 2007-; Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 2007-. Member, Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee, 1991-92; Joint Legislative Work Group on Community College Financing, 1994-95. House Co-Chair, Joint Task Force on Payment Schedule of Property Taxes, 1995. Deputy Majority Whip, 1995-99. Member, Special Joint Committee on Competitive Taxation and Economic Development, 1996-97; Special Committee on School Enrollment Management, 1996-97; Special Committee on Rail Mergers, 1997; Speaker's Advisory Committee on Legislative Redistricting, 2001-02; Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 2002, 2003, 2007. Chair, Prince George's County Delegation, 2003-06 (chair, county affairs committee, 2015-). Member, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (formerly Maryland Legislative Black Caucus), 1988- (chair, 1998-2000; member, redistricting committee, 2000-); Women Legislators of Maryland, 1991- (2nd vice-chair, 1996-97; treasurer, 2000-01; 2nd vice-president, 2001-02; 1st vice-president, 2003-04; executive board, at large, 2008-09). Chair, House Democratic Caucus, 1999-. Member, Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-. Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (education committee, 2005-); Southern Legislative Conference (economic development, transportation & cultural affairs committee, 2005-). Director, District 3, National Black Caucus of State Legislators (special assistant to President).

Member, Professional Standards and Teacher Education Advisory Board, State Board of Education, 1986-87; Local Health Services Funding Review Committee, 1993; Maryland Comprehensive Transit Plan Transit Advisory Panel, 1998-99; Commission on Education Finance, Equity, and Excellence, 1999-2002; Transit Policy Panel, 2000; Virginia-Maryland-District of Columbia Joint Legislative Commission on Interstate Transportation, 2000-03; Task Force to Study Rent Stabilization for the Elderly in Prince George's County, 2007; Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding, 2010-12. Co-Chair, Communications Tax Reform Commission, 2012-13. Member, Region Foward Coalition, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 2012-.

Born in DeLand, Florida, December 20. Florida A & M University, B.S. (home economics & education); Bowie State College, M.Ed. Director, Department of Federal Programs, Prince George's County Public Schools, 2000-05; Supervisor, Title 1 Program, Prince George's County Public Schools, 1988-2000. [Title 1 Program is designed to improve teaching of and learning by children in "high poverty" schools.] Principal, Prince George's County Public Schools, 1981-88. Member, Prince George's County Democratic Central Committee, 1982-88. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1984, 1992, 2000, 2004, 2008. Member, National and Maryland State Associations of Elementary School Principals; Association of School-Based Administrators; National Education Association; Maryland State Teachers Association; Delta Sigma Sorority. Life member, National Council of Negro Women. Life member, Business and Professional Women's Club. Treasurer, National Alumni Association, Florida A & M University, 1986- (president, local chapter, 1988-93). Outstanding Service in Politics, Prince George's County Educators Association, 1983. Distinguished Alumna, National Association for Equal Opportunity, 1983, 1988. Outstanding Service in Local Community, Outstanding Service, Northeast Region, Alumni Association, Florida A & M University, 1985-87. Counselors Advocate Award, Maryland Association for Counseling and Development, 1988. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2003. Outstanding Leadership Award, Prince George's County Educators' Association, 2004. Honorary Doctorate in Humanities, Soujourner-Douglass College, 2004. Consumer Hero, Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, 2013, 2014. Married; three children.

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