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Delegate Barbara Frush

District
21
County
Prince George's and Anne Arundel
Committee Assignment(s)
Annapolis Info
364 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3114 | 301-858-3114
Toll-free in MD
Fax 410-841-3116 | 301-858-3116
Interim Info
364 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3114 | 301-858-3114
Fax 410-841-3116 | 301-858-3116
Contact
barbara.frush@house.state.md.us
Party
Democrat
Tenure
First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 1994. Member of the House since 1995.
Current Assignments
2015 Environment and Transportation Committee
2015 Chair, Environment Subcommittee of the Environment and Transportation Committee
2017 Land Use and Ethics Subcommittee of the Environment and Transportation Committee
2015 House Chair, Committee on Protocol
1995- Women Legislators of Maryland
2005 Maryland Veterans Caucus
Past House Service
Natural Resources, Agriculture, & Open Space Subcommittee of the Environment and Transportation Committee, 2017; Motor Vehicles and Transportation Subcommittee of the Environment and Transportation Committee, 2015-2017; Environmental Matters Committee, 1995-2015; Chair, Environment Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2003-2015; Motor Vehicles and Transportation Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2007-2015; Local Government and Bi-County Agencies Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2011-2015, 2005-2006; Task Force on the Establishment of a Statewide Spay/Neuter Fund, House Chair, 2011-2012; Natural Resources Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2003-2010; Chair, Prince George’s County Delegation, 2007-2008; Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 2007; Electronics Recycling Workgroup of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2004; Co-Chair, Wetlands and Waterways Funding Workgroup of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2004; Ethics Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2003-2004; House Chair, Joint Committee on the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area, 2003-2015; House Chair, Joint Committee on Chesapeake Bay Critical Areas, 2003; Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, 1999-2003; Agriculture, Environment, and Natural Resources Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 1999-2003; Health Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 1999-2003; Environmental and Natural Resources Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 1995-1999; Joint Legislative Task Force on Organ and Tissue Donations, 1997-1998; Special Joint Committee on Group Homes, 1995-1997.
Public Service
Chesapeake Bay Commission, 2015-; County Affairs Committee, Prince George’s County Delegation, 2011-2018, 1999-2000; Task Force on Solar Hot Water Systems in Prince George's County, 2011, 2010; Thomas J. S. Waxter Children's Center Advisory Board, 2008-; Agriculture and Energy Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2008-; Environment Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2008-; Agriculture, Environment and Energy Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2007-2008; Environment and Natural Resources Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2005-2007; Environment Subcommittee, Anne Arundel County Delegation, 2005; Bay Restoration Fund Advisory Committee, 2004-; Steering Committee, Bi-County Task Force on Gang Activity, 2004; Attainment Plan (federal air quality standards) Task Force, Department of the Environment, 2003-2004; Environmental Restoration and Development Task Force, 2003; Prince George's Hospital System Improvement Task Force, 2002-2003; State Advisory Council on Quality Care at the End of Life, 2002-; Task Force on Upgrading Sewerage Systems, 2001-2002; Bi-County Committee, Prince George’s County Delegation, 2001-2002; Co-Chair, Legislative Committee, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2001-; Task Force to End Smoking in Maryland, 1999; Task Force on Education Funding in Prince George's County, 1995-1996; Commission on Aging, 1995-; Deputy Director, Rules Commission, Democratic Party National Convention, 1972; Assistant to Parliamentarian, Democratic Party National Convention, 1972, 1968.
Memberships
Board of Directors, Dimensions Healthcare System, 2007-; Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, 2003-; Maryland Green Caucus, 1996-; Prince George's County Democratic Central Committee; SmokeFree Maryland.
Awards
Consumer Hero, Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, 2013-2014; Humane State Legislator Award, Humane Society of the United States, 2006; Legislative Accomplishment Award, American Cancer Society, 2004; Legislator Recognition Award, Maryland Association of Counties, 2004; Distinguished Service Award, Calverton Recreation Council; Pride Award, St. Vincent Pallotti High School, Laurel.
Biographical Information
Born, Washington, DC, May 31, 1945 ; Attended Northwestern High School, Hyattsville ; American Institute ; Business Owner ; Former Aide in U.S. Congress (12 years) ; Former Aide in Maryland Senate (6 ½ years) ; Widow, Two children .
Last Updated: 10/15/2019 3:29 PM