Senator Joan Carter Conway

2018 Regular Session

District 43, Baltimore City

Senator Joan Carter Conway
Annapolis Address:2 West Miller Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-841-3145 | 301-858-3145 | Toll-free in MD: 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3145
Fax: 410-841-3145
Interim Address:2831 Hillen Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21218-3144

Phone: 410-467-7125
Contact:Contact Online or send email to: joan.carter.conway@senate.state.md.us
Tenure:First elected to the Senate in 1998. Member of the Senate since 1997: appointed and sworn in January 7, 1997.
Current Assignments:2007- Chair, Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee (Member, 1997-)
2017- Health Subcommittee of the Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee
2016- Co-Chair, Environment Subcommittee
2015- Comptroller Issues Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2013- Rules Committee
2008- Executive Nominations Committee
2007- Legislative Policy Committee
2007- Management Subcommittee of the Legislative Policy Committee
1999- Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families
2001- Senate Special Committee on Substance Abuse
2017- Chair, Senate Select Committee #11, Baltimore City
1998- Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc.
1997- Women Legislators of Maryland
Party Affiliation:Democrat

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Past Senate Service
2012-2015, 2003-2010Alcoholic Beverages Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2015-2016Chair, Health Subcommittee
2011-2015Co-Chair, Environment Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2011-2015Chair, Labor, Licensing, and Regulations Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2011-2015Chair, Health Occupations Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2011-2012Standing Committee on Reapportionment and Redistricting
2011Ethics and Election Law Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2008-2010Education Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2007-2010Chair, Health Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2007-2010Vice Chair, Environment Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2015-2016Public Safety and Policing Workgroup
2007-2010Base Realignment and Closure Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
1997-2010Health Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2007, 2003Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer
2003-2007Vice Chair, Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2005-2006Chair, Procurement Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2005-2014Joint Committee on Access to Mental Health Services
1999-2004Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2001-2003Vice Chair, Executive Nominations Committee
1998-2003Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review
1998Joint Committee on Federal Relations
Public Service
2016-Task Force to Combat Habitual Student Truancy
2015-Task Force to Study the Implementation of a Dyslexia Education Program
2015Maryland Redistricting Reform Commission
2011-2013Task Force to Study the Creation of a Maryland Center for School Safety
2010-Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission
2009-2010College Success Task Force, P-20 Leadership Council of Maryland
2006-2010Task Force on the Future for Growth and Development in Maryland
2008-2009Co-Chair, Task Force on the Minority Business Enterprise Program and Equity Investment Capital(Member 2008-09, 2010-12)
2008-2009Task Force on the Discipline of Health Care Professionals and Improved Patient Care
2008-2012Commission to Study the Impact of Immigrants in Maryland
2008-Education Committee, Southern Legislative Conference
2007-Education Committee, National Conference of State Legislators
2006-2007Task Force on Universal Preschool Education
2005-2007Joint Legislative Task Force on Universal Access to Quality and Affordable Healthcare
2005-2006Senate Special Commission on Electric Utility Deregulation Implementation
2005-2006Agricultural Stewardship Commission
2005-Redistricting and Elections Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
2005Auto Insurance Task Force to Study Rates in Urban Areas
2004-2005Governor’s Council for Historically Underutilized Businesses
2000-2005Statewide Commission on the Crisis in Nursing
2004Wetlands and Waterways Funding Workgroup
2002-2004State Commission on Public Funding of Campaigns in Maryland
2001-2002Task Force on Indoor Air Quality
2000-2002Task Force to Study Health Care Needs of Inmates in Transition from Correctional Institutions
1999-2002Governor’s Task Force on African-American Entrepreneurship in Baltimore City
2001-Finance Committee, Women Legislators of Maryland
2000-2001Special Committee on Voting Systems and Election Procedures in Maryland
1998-2001Task Force to Study Increasing Availability of Substance Abuse Programs (Availability Committee)
2000-Protocol Committee, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc.
2000-Redistricting Committee, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc.
2000Co-Chair, Budget Committee, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc.
2000Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention
1999Special Committee to Study Issues Related to Class-Size Reduction
1997-1999Advisory Council on Environmental Justice
1997-1999State Advisory Council on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders
1998Task Force on Public Charter Schools
1995-1997City Council, Baltimore City, District 3 (Chair, Budget and Appropriations Committee; Vice Chair, Land Use Committee)
Memberships
2009Maryland Council for New Americans
1996Board Member, Harford- Bel Air Community Mental Health Center
1995Women for Responsive Government
Awards
2017Courageous Leadership Award, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award, Anne Arundel County
2014Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record
2013Public Service Award, The Arc Baltimore
2012First Citizen Award, Maryland Senate
2010, 2000Maryland’s Top 100 Women, Daily Record
2008Municipal Super Star, Maryland Municipal League
1999Outstanding Service Award, U.S. Coast Guard
1998Verda F. Welcome Award, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
1998Legislative Service Award, National Federation of the Blind of Maryland
1997Outstanding Professional Achievement, National Coalition of 100 Black Women
1996Best Politician Award, City Paper
1993Leadership and Participation Award, City of Baltimore
1993Community Service Day Award, Governor William Donald Schaefer
1990Mayor’s Citation, Baltimore City
1985Award for Outstanding Community Services, Urban Services Agency
1982Solicitor’s Award, United Way of Central Maryland
Biographical Information
Born, Baltimore, Maryland, April 5, 1951
Brookvale High School, Lancaster, Virginia, 1969
Community College of Baltimore, A.A., Human Services, 1987 (Honor Student Award, 1987)
University of Baltimore, B.A., Sociology, 1988 (Dean’s List, 1987-1988)
Model Cities Program, 1970-76
Urban Services Agency, 1976-93
Director, Helping Unite Baltimore (HUB) #13, Department of Housing and Community Development, Baltimore City, 1993-94
Program Director, Stability, Uniqueness, Renewal and Elevation (SURE), the Jentry McDonald Corporation, 1994-95
General Tax Practitioner and Co-Owner, CIG Professional Tax Services, Inc.
Member, Israel Baptist Church
Married, One son, Two grandchildren

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