Former Delegate Barbara Robinson

District 40


Delegate Barbara Robinson
TenureFirst elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 2006. Member of the House since 2007. Appointed to the Maryland Senate on December 13, 2016. Sworn in December 21, 2016.
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Past House Service
2015-2016
Deputy Majority Whip
2007-2016
Appropriations Committee
2015-2016
Education and Economic Development Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee
2007-2016
Oversight Committee on Pensions of the Appropriations Committee
2016
Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness
2016
Joint Committee on Pensions
2011-2016
Joint Committee on Fair Practices and State Personnel Oversight
2007-2014
Public Safety and Administration Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee
2013
Special Joint Commission on Public Safety and Security in State and Local Correctional Facilities
2012-2014
First Vice Chair, Legislative Black Caucus (Member, 2007)
Public Service
2016-
Task Force to Investigate the Challenges of and Opportunities for Minorities in Business
2015-
Pimlico Community Development Authority
2012-
Mayor's Council on Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises, Baltimore City
2010-2011
Second Vice Chair, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc.
2007-
Women Legislators of Maryland (Secretary 2015-2016)
1985
Foster Care Review Board, Baltimore City
Memberships
2010-
Baltimore City Democratic Central Committee
Co-Founder, Minority Women Business Owners Association
Board of Trustees, Bethel African American Methodist Episcopal Church, Baltimore
Employee Assistance Program Professionals
Maryland Coalition of Women for Responsive Government
Awards
2009
Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record
2006
Woman of the Year, Zonta International, Inc.
2004
Distinguished Service Award, Black Professional Women, Inc.
2003
Tree of Life Award, Breast Cancer Awareness Association
2003
Passing the Torch Legacy Award, African-American Real Estate Professionals, Inc.
2003
Achievement Award, National Public Housing Residents' Association, Inc.
2002
Visionary Award, African-American Women in Business
2002
Creating Self Sufficiency Award, Workforce Development Coalition
1999
Welfare-to-Work Entrepreneur of the Year, Small Business Administration
1996
Maryland Women's Hall of Fame
1996
Small Business Owner Achievement Award, National Business League
1995
Women of Enterprise Award, U.S. Small Business Administration
1992
Business Woman of the Year, Ujima Society
1992
Woman of the Year, 100 Black Women
Biographical Information
Born, Alexandria City, Alabama
University of Baltimore, B.S., Business Management, 1975
Coppin State College, M.A., Criminal Justice, 1976
Deputy Administrator, District Court of Maryland, 1979-80
Supreme Bench, Baltimore, 1980-82
Circuit Court, Baltimore, 1982-85
Teacher/Educator, Division of Corrections, 1981-88
Adjunct Professor, Community College of Baltimore, 1983-85
Adjunct Professor, Anne Arundel Community College, 1987-90
Adjunct Professor, Dundalk Community College, 1987-
Founder and Executive Director, Self Pride, Inc., 1990-
Talk Show Host, WEAA Radio, 1990-
Author, And Still I Cry (1992); Pursuing Your Passion: Things They Don't Tell You About Entrepreneurship and Being the Boss (1996)
Member, Bethel African American Methodist Episcopal Church, Baltimore
Married, Four children

December 4, 2017 3:17 P.M.