Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard

2018 Regular Session

District 24, Prince George's County

Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard
Annapolis Address:301 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-841-3919 | 301-858-3919 | Toll-free in MD: 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3919
Interim Address:301 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 301-858-3919
Contact:Contact Online or send email to: carolyn.howard@house.state.md.us
Tenure:First elected to the House of Delegates, 1994. Member of the House since 1988: first appointed and sworn in August 2, 1988; Member, 1988 through January 8, 1991; reappointed March 6 and sworn in March 7, 1991.
Current Assignments:2007- Deputy Speaker Pro Tem
1993- Ways and Means Committee
2015- Revenues Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee
2017- Finance Resources Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee
2007- House Committee on Rules and Executive Nominations
2007- Legislative Policy Committee
1993- Joint Audit Committee
2007- Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds
1988- Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc.
1991- Women Legislators of Maryland
Party Affiliation:Democrat

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Past House Service
1995-2017Vice Chair’s Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee
2015-2017Election Law Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee
2007, 2003, 2002Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer
2001-2002Speaker's Advisory Committee on Legislative Redistricting
1995-1999Deputy Majority Whip
1997-2014Chair, Transportation Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee
1997Special Committee on Rail Mergers
1996-1997Special Joint Committee on Competitive Taxation and Economic Development
1996-1997Special Committee on School Enrollment Management
1995-1996Chair, Housing and Social Issues Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee
1995House Co-Chair, Joint Task Force on Payment Schedule of Property Taxes
1994Education Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee
1991-1992Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee
Public Service
2010-Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding
2008-2009Executive Board, At Large, Women Legislators of Maryland
2008, 2004, 2000, 1992, 1984Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention
2007Task Force to Study Rent Stabilization for the Elderly in Prince George's County
2003-2006Chair, Prince George's County Delegation, County Affairs Committee
2005-Education Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
2005-Economic Development, Transportation and Cultural Affairs Committee, Southern Legislative Conference
2003-2004First Vice President, Women Legislators of Maryland
2000-2003Virginia-Maryland-District of Columbia Joint Legislative Commission on Interstate Transportation
2001-2002Second Vice President, Women Legislators of Maryland
1999-2002Commission on Education Finance, Equity, and Excellence
2000-2001Treasurer, Women Legislators of Maryland
2000-Redistricting Committee, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland
2000Transit Policy Panel
1998-2000Chair, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland
1998-1999Maryland Comprehensive Transit Plan Transit Advisory Panel
1996-1997Second Vice Chair, Women Legislators of Maryland
1994-1995Joint Legislative Workgroup on Community College Financing
1993Local Health Services Funding Review Committee
1986-1987Professional Standards and Teacher Education Advisory Board, State Board of Education
Director, District 3, National Black Caucus of State Legislators, Special Assistant to the President
Memberships
2005-Maryland Veterans Caucus
1999-Chair, House Democratic Caucus
1988-1993President, Local Chapter, National Alumni Association, Florida A & M University
1982-1988Prince George's County Democratic Central Committee
1986-Treasurer, National Alumni Association, Florida A & M University
National and Maryland State Associations of Elementary School Principals
Association of School-Based Administrators
National Education Association
Maryland State Teachers Association
Delta Sigma Sorority
Life Member, National Council of Negro Women
Life Member, Business and Professional Women's Club
Awards
2004Outstanding Leadership Award, Prince George's County Educators' Association
2003Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record
1988Counselors Advocate Award, Maryland Association for Counseling and Development
1988, 1983Distinguished Alumna, National Association for Equal Opportunity
1985-1987Outstanding Service in Local Community, Outstanding Service, Northeast Region, Alumni Association, Florida A & M University
1983Outstanding Service in Politics, Prince George's County Educators Association
Biographical Information
Born, DeLand, Florida, December 20
Attended Florida A & M University, B.S., Home Economics and Education
Bowie State College, M.Ed.
Honorary Doctorate, Sojourner-Douglass College, 2004
Supervisor, Title 1 Program/ State Compensatory Education, Prince George's County Public Schools, 1988-2000 [Title 1 Program is designed to improve teaching of and learning by children in "high poverty" schools.]
Director, Department of Federal Programs, Prince George's County Public Schools, 2000-
Retired Elementary School Principal and School Director
Married, Three children

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