About Kathy

Personal Information:
Age: 63
Married to John for 40 years
2 children: Andrea and Krist

Education:
Towson University
Essex Community College
The Catholic High School of Baltimore

Work Experience:
Human Resources – St. Joseph Medical Center 2000 – 2003
Child Life Coordinator – St. Joseph Medical Center 27 years

Previous Political Experience:
Member of the Senate for 10 years
Assistant Deputy Majority Whip
Member, Finance Committee, (division of labor & industry sunset evaluation work group)
Chair, Electric Universal Service Program Work Group
Joint Legislative Task Force on Small-Group Market Health Insurance
Member, Agricultural Stewardship Commission
Senate Special Commission on Electric Utility Deregulation Implementation
Women Legislators of Maryland
Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (energy & electric utilities committee)

Member of the House of Delegates 8 years
Member of the Environmental Matters Committee, sub committee on Health, subcommittee on Natural Resources, sub committee on Public Utilities
House Chair, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus
Secretary of the Baltimore County Maryland House of Delegates Delegation
Chairperson, Task to Study the Economic Development of the Maryland Seafood & Aquaculture Industries
Member of the Task Force to study Retail Electric Competition and the Restructuring of the Electric Utility Industry
Member of the Task Force on Quality of Care in Nursing Home Facilities
Member of the Oversight Committee on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes
Board Member of the Maryland School for the Blind
Established the Task Force on Graffiti, working with communities to prevent and remove Graffiti
Member, State Council on Cancer Control
Sound Barrier Review Panel
Maryland Recycling Advisory Group
Nutrient Management Advisory Committee
Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities
Innovations in Aging Services Advisory Council
Maryland Advisory Commission on Manufacturing Competitiveness
Charles H. Hickey, Jr., School Advisory Board
Oversight Committee on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities
Aquaculture Coordinating Council

Volunteer Activities:
Board Member of the Essex Community College Foundation
Board Member of the Regional Manufacturing Institute
Member & Past Board Member of the Eastern Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce
Chairperson of the Elected vs. Appointed School Board Task Force
Education Chair, League of Women Voters, Baltimore County, 1991-92
Vice President, Baltimore County Commission for Women 1991-1993
Member of the Women’s Club of Perry Hall
State Representative on the Neighborhood Housing Services Program
Member of the Citizens Advisory Board of the Hickey School
Past Board Member and currently a member in the Perry Hall Business and Professional Assoc.
Active in the Parkville Business Association and the Overlea and Fullerton Business and Professional Association
President, Gunpowder Elementary School PTA, 1987-89, 1991-94
Member of various PTA’s in the district
Honorary Life Membership in the Maryland PTA

Awards:
Maryland Legislator of the Year : Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities
Regional Manufacturing Awards
Maryland for Fair Competition Award
Maryland Seafood Marketing Advisory Commission Award

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