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Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk

District
21
County
Prince George's and Anne Arundel
Committee Assignment(s)
Annapolis Info
157 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3502 | 301-858-3502
Toll-free in MD
Fax 410-841-3342 | 301-858-3342
Interim Info
157 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 301-858-3502
Contact
joseline.pena.melnyk@house.state.md.us
Party
Democrat
Tenure
First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 2006. Member of the House since 2007.
Current Assignments
2007- Health and Government Operations Committee
2007- Government Operations Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee
2007- Public Health and Long Term Care Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee
2011- House Chair, Joint Committee on Access to Mental Health Services
2014 Joint Oversight Committee on the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange
2007- Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc.
2007- Women Legislators of Maryland
Past House Service
House Chair, Joint Committee on Access to Mental Health Services, 2011-2014.
Public Service
Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council, 2013-; Chair, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Committee, Prince George's County Delegation, 2011-; Governor's Wellmobile Program Advisory Board, 2011-; Task Force to Study the Procurement of Health, Education, and Social Services by State Agencies, 2010-; House Co-Chair, Task Force to Study the Procurement of Health and Social Services by State Agencies, 2009-2010; Vice Chair, County Affairs Committee, Prince George's County Delegation, 2008-2010; Task Force on the Preservation of Heritage Language Skills in Maryland, 2008-2009; Task Force on Health Care Access and Reimbursement, 2007-2008; Vice Chair, Law Enforcement and State Appointed Boards Committee, Prince George's County Delegation, 2007-2008; City Council, College Park, representing District 4, 2003-2006; Former Member, Recreation Board, College Park; Governor's Commission to reform Maryland's Pretrial System, 2014.
Memberships
Co-Chair, Latino Leadership Council, Maryland Democratic Party , 2010-; Eastern Region Board of Directors, Women in Government ; North College Park Civic Association ; West College Park Civic Association ; College Park Rotary Club .
Awards
Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland Municipal League, 2009-2011, 2007; Municipal Super Star, Maryland Municipal League, 2008.
Biographical Information
Born, Dominican Republic, June 27, 1966; John F. Kennedy High School, Bronx, New York; Buffalo State College, B.A., Criminal Justice, 1987; University at Buffalo Law School, The State University of New York, J.D., 1991; Attorney, Defender Association of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1991-92; Assistant U.S. Attorney, Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, U.S. Department of Justice, 1997-99; Married, Three children.
Last Updated: 10/15/2019 3:25 PM