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Delegate Veronica Turner

District
26
County
Prince George's
Annapolis Info
205 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 301-858-3212
Toll-free in MD
Interim Info
205 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 301-858-3212
Contact
Email
Party
Democrat
Tenure
First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 2002. Member of the House since 2003.
Current Assignments
2003- Health and Government Operations Committee
2011- Minority Health Disparities Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee
2005- Public Health and Long Term Care Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee
2005- Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing
2011- Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families
2003- Women Legislators of Maryland
2003- Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc.
Past House Service
Health Facilities and Occupations Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee , 2005-2010; Health Facilities, Equipment, and Products Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee , 2005; Public Health Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee , 2003-2005; Health Insurance Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee , 2004; Insurance Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee , 2004; Government Operations Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee , 2003-2004; Health Occupations Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee , 2003-2004.
Public Service
Chair Emeritus, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc., 2011-2012; Vice Chair, County Affairs Committee, Prince George's County Delegation, 2011-; Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee, 2009-2011; Chair, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2008-2010; Bi-County Committee, Prince George's County Delegation, 2008-2010; Vice Chair, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Committee, Prince George's County Delegation, 2008-2010; State Advisory Council on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders, 2004-2009; First Vice Chair, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2006-2008; Law Enforcement and State-Appointed Boards Committee, Prince George's County Delegation, 2003-2007; Endorsement Committee, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2006; Second Vice Chair, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2004-2006; Alternate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2004; Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1988.
Memberships
Prince George's County Democratic Central Committee, 1998-2002; Prince George's County Women's Political Caucus; National Council of Negro Women; Prince George's County Rainbow Coalition; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Coalition for Labor Union Women, Vice President, Maryland Chapter, DC Chapter; Board Member, Prince George's County Planned Parenthood Association; Former President, Camp Springs Civic Association.
Awards
Casper R. Taylor, Jr., Founder's Award, House of Delegates, 2013.
Biographical Information
Born, Washington, DC, February 7, 1950; Central High School; Prince George's Community College; Tennessee State University, George Meany Center for Labor Studies; Clinical Specialist and Analyst, Prince George's Hospital Center, 1969-96; Vice President, Service Employees International Union, Local 63 NCF&O, 1993-95; Secretary-Treasurer, Service Employees International Union, Local 63 NCF&O, 1995-96; President, Service Employees International Union, Local 63 NCF&O, 1996-; Member, Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church; Married, Four children, One grandchild.
Last Updated: 10/15/2019 3:26 PM