Senator Adelaide C. Eckardt

2018 Regular Session

District 37, Caroline, Dorchester, Talbot, and Wicomico Counties

Senator Adelaide C. Eckardt
Annapolis Address:322 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-841-3590 | 301-858-3590 | Toll-free in MD: 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3590
Fax: 410-841-3299
Interim Address:601 Locust Street
Suite 202
Cambridge, MD 21613

Phone: 410-221-6561
Contact:Contact Online or send email to: adelaide.eckardt@senate.state.md.us
Tenure:Elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 1994. Member of the House 1995 -2015. Elected to the Maryland Senate in 2014. Member of the Senate since 2015.
Current Assignments:2015- Budget and Taxation Committee
2015- Health and Human Services Subcommittee of the Budget and Taxation Committee
2015- Pensions Subcommittee of the Budget and Taxation Committee
2015- Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR)
2015- Joint Audit Committee
2015- Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families
2015- Joint Committee on Fair Practices and State Personnel Oversight
2015- Joint Committee on Pensions
1995- Women Legislators of Maryland
Party Affiliation:Republican

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Past Senate Service
2015Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer
Past House Service
2003-2014Appropriations Committee
2003-2011Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing
2003-2014Joint Committee on Welfare Reform
2003-2009Joint Committee on Fair Practices
1995-2007Chair, Caroline County Delegation
2003-2006Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics
2003Acting Chair, Eastern Shore Delegation
2000-2003Joint Technology Oversight Committee
1999-2003Deputy Minority Whip
2005-2014Joint Committee on Access to Mental Health Services
1999-2003Real Estate and Housing Subcommittee of the Economic Matters Committee
1999-2003Science and Technology Subcommittee of the Economic Matters Committee
1995-2003Economic Matters Committee
1995-2003Health Insurance Subcommittee of the Economic Matters Committee
2001Special Committee on Gaming
1996-1997Special Joint Committee on Competitive Taxation and Economic Development
2003-2014Health and Human Resources Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee
2003-2014Oversight Committee on Pensions of the Appropriations Committee
2004-2014Capital Budget Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee
2003-2014Spending Affordability Committee
2007-2014Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR
1999-2014Joint Committee on Children, Youth and Families
2009-2014Joint Committee on Fair Practices and State Personnel Oversight
1995-2014House Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse
1995-2014Chair, Dorchester County House Delegation
2011-2014Chair, Eastern Shore House Delegation
Public Service
2017-Co-chair, Task Force to Study Tax Sales in Maryland
2017-Task Force on Rural Internet, Broadband, Wireless, and Cellular Service
2017-Maryland Commission on Suicide Prevention
2017-Two Generation Family Economic Security Commission
2010Girls' Services Strategic Plan Task Force, Dept. of Juvenile Services
2009-2015Rural Maryland Council
2007-2008Workgroup on Cultural Competency and Workforce Development for Mental Health Professionals
2007-2008President, Women Legislators of Maryland
2006-2007President-Elect, Women Legislators of Maryland
2005-2006First Vice President, Women Legislators of Maryland
2005-2011Mental Health Transformation Working Group
2004-2005Second Vice President, Women Legislators of Maryland
2004Delegate, Republican Party National Convention
2003-2004, 2000-2001, 1998-1999Secretary, Women Legislators of Maryland
2003Task Force to Study the Maryland Heritage Structure Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program
2002-Advisory Board, Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, Salisbury University
2001-Mid-Shore Regional Council
2001-Endorsement Committee, Women Legislators of Maryland
2001-Finance Committee, Women Legislators of Maryland
2001-Legislative Committee, Women Legislators of Maryland
2001-Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland
1999-2001Governor's Task Force on Eastern Shore Economic Development
1998-2001Availability Committee of Task Force to Study Increasing the Availability of Substance Abuse Programs
Human Services and Welfare Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
Memberships
2007-Republican Party Caucus
2006-Maryland Veterans Caucus
2003-Taxpayers Protection Caucus
2003-Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus
2002-Maryland Rural Caucus
2001-Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
2001-Board of Directors, Leadership Maryland, Inc.
1989-1991President, Maryland Nurses Association (Legislative Chair, 1986-89, 93-94)
1986-1994Dorchester County Republican Central Committee
1993-Executive Committee, Maryland Hospital Association
1988-Board of Directors, Dorchester General Hospital
Board Member, Chesapeake Health Planning Systems
Maryland Nurses Association
American Nurses Association
American Ortho-Psychiatric Association
Sigma Theta Tau
Past President, Chesapeake Health Planning Systems
Past Vice President, Chesapeake Health Planning Systems
Awards
2017President's Award, Community Development Network of Maryland
2015Recognition Award (school funding and public health), Maryland Association of Counties
2009John R. Hargreaves Distinguished Legislative Fellow, Salisbury University
2008Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland Municipal League
2007, 2005, 2003Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, Circle of Excellence
2003Outstanding Rural Legislator Award, Rural Maryland Council
1992Outstanding Board Member Award, Maryland Nurses Association
1991, 1986Nurse of the Year, District 4, Maryland Nurses Association
1988Rosalie S. Abrams Legislative Award, Maryland Nurses Association
1981Psychiatric Nursing Award, University of Maryland Graduate School of Nursing
Recognition for Ongoing Commitment to and Support for Children, Youth, and Families, Local Management Board
Biographical Information
Born, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, September 8, 1943
Marple Newton Senior High School, 1964
Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Nursing, R.N. Diploma, 1964
University of Maryland School of Nursing, B.S., 1978, M.S., 1981
Regional Team, Mental Hygiene Administration, 1983-85
Adjunct Faculty, Salisbury State University, 1985
Adjunct Faculty, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 1991-99
Psychiatric Nurse Clinical Specialist, Eastern Shore Hospital Center, 1985-2003 (employed since 1973)
Married; three sons, seven grandchildren

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