Former Delegate Elizabeth Bobo

District 12B


Delegate Elizabeth Bobo
TenureFirst elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 1994. Member of the House January 11, 1995 to January 14, 2015, representing District 12B, Howard County.
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Past House Service
2003-2015
Environmental Matters Committee
2006-2015
Chair, Land Use and Ethics Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee
2011-2015
Agriculture, Agriculture Preservation, and Open Space Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee
2011-2015
Local Government and Bi-County Agencies Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee
2003-2015
House Committee on Rules and Executive Nominations
2007-2010, 2003
Environment Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee
2006-2010
Natural Resources Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee
2003-2015
Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space/ Agricultural Land Preservation
2010-2011, 2007-2008, 2000-2001, 1997
Chair, Howard County Delegation
2007
Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer
2005-2006
Natural Resources and Ethics Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee
2004-2006
Housing and Real Property Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee
2003-2006
Chair, Local Government and Bi-County Agencies Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee
2003-2006
Joint Committee on Welfare Reform
2004
Co-Chair, Electronics Recycling Workgroup of the Environmental Matters Committee
2003-2004
Ethics Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee
1995-2003
Commerce and Government Matters Committee
1995-2003
Financial Institutions Subcommittee of the Commerce and Government Matters Committee
1995-1997
Joint Committee to Study Mandates on Local Government
1995-2015
Women Legislators of Maryland
Public Service
2007-2010
Co-Chair, Maryland Clean Car and Energy Policy Task Force
2008-2015
Agriculture and Energy Committee, National Conference of State Legislators
2008-2015
Environment Committee, National Conference of State Legislators
2008
Presidential Elector, Maryland
2007-2008
Agriculture, Environment and Energy Committee, National Conference of State Legislators
2003-2015
Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities
2001-2003
Governor's Commission to Study Poverty in Maryland
2001-2002
Wetlands Restoration Steering Committee
2001-2015
Legislative Committee, Women Legislators of Maryland
1995
Task Force on Dual Office-Holding by Public Employees
1991-1994
State Advisory Council on Nutrition
1989-1991
Governor's Commission on Growth in the Chesapeake Region
1986-1990
County Executive, Howard County
1988
Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention
1977-1986
County Council, Howard County
1976-1977
Board of Appeals, Howard County
Memberships
2005-2015
Maryland Consumer Caucus
2003-2015
Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus
2001
Linwood Children's Center
1996-2015
Maryland Green Caucus
1991-1994
Howard County Poetry and Literature Society
1991-1994
Board Member, Howard County Museum of African-American Culture
Maryland State Bar Association
Howard County Bar Association
Howard County Citizens' Association
League of Women Voters
Sierra Club
Awards
2005
Sunshine Award, Common Cause Maryland
2002
Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record
1997
Howard County Women's Hall of Fame
1990
Award for Establishing Shelter for Homeless, Governor's Advisory Board of Homelessness
1990
Tribute of Appreciation, Howard County General Hospital
1990
Howard County Historic Preservation Award
1990
Gates of Freedom Award, Maryland Committee, State of Israel Bonds
1989
Chesapeake Bay Conservation Award, Izaak Walton League of America
Biographical Information
Born, Baltimore, Maryland, December 21, 1943
Seton High School, Baltimore, 1961
University of Maryland, B.A., Literature, 1971
University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1981
Associate Attorney, Bounds, Short & Eagan, 1981-86
Deputy Secretary, Maryland Department of Human Resources, 1991-93
Married to Lloyd Knowles, Two children, Eight grandchildren

December 4, 2017 3:16 P.M.