Senator Paul G. Pinsky

2017 Regular Session

District 22, Prince George's County

Past Senate Service
2011-2015Co-Chair, Environment Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee (Chair, 2007-10)
2007-2010Chair, Environment Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2007-2010Special Committee on Renewables and Clean Energy of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2003-2006Ethics and Election Law Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2003-2015Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) (Member, 1999-)
1995-2003Joint Committee on Federal Relations
1999-2002Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
1999-2002Regulatory Affairs Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
1994-2002Health Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Past House Service 1987-1994
1987-1994Environmental Matters Committee
Public Service
2015-Commission to Review Maryland's Use of Assessments and Testing in Public Schools
2011Task Force on Sustainable Growth and Wastewater Disposal
2010-P-20 Leadership Council of Maryland
2008-2009Task Force to Study a No Net Loss of Forest Policy
2008-20092009 State Plan for Postsecondary Education Work Group
2008-Energy and Environment Committee, Southern Legislative Conference
2008-Legislative Advisory Council, Southern Regional Education Board
2008-Education Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
2008-Agriculture and Energy Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
2008-Environment Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
2007-2008Agriculture, Environment and Energy Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
2007-2008Study Commission to Explore the Expanded Application of State Stipends for National Certification of Teachers
2007-Climate Change Commission
2007Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer
2005-2007Commission to Study Local Maintenance of Effort [for Educational Funding]
2006-Advisory Council on Workforce Shortage
2004Senate Special Commission on Medical Malpractice Liability Insurance
2002-2004State Commission on Public Funding of Campaigns in Maryland
2003Task Force to Study the Availability of Audiology and Speech-Language Services
2001-2003Senate Chair, Prince George's County Delegation
1998-2002Wetlands Restoration Steering Committee
2001Maryland Diamondback Terrapin Task Force
2000-2001Task Force to Study College Readiness for Disadvantaged and Capable Students
1995-2001State Council on Cancer Control
1999-2000Task Force to Study Alternative Educational Programs for Chronically Disruptive Students
1999Task Force to Study the Effects of Cult Activities on Public Senior Higher Education Institutions
1995-1996Sound Barrier Review Panel
Memberships
2005-Maryland Educators Caucus
2003-Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus
2001-Progressive Maryland
1996-Maryland Green Caucus
1983-1987President, Prince George's County Educators' Association
National Education Association
Maryland State Teachers Association
Executive Board, Maryland Citizens Action Coalition
Awards
2008-2009Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland Municipal League
2006Citation, Maryland Healthy Air Act Coalition
1994Legislative Award, Chesapeake Bay Foundation
1992Betty Tyler Award, Planned Parenthood
Outstanding Contribution to Youth Award, Prince George's County Council of PTAs, on behalf of Prince George's County Educators' Association
Outstanding Contribution to the Community Award, National Conference of Christians and Jews, Prince George's County Chapter
Biographical Information
Born, Camden, New Jersey, March 5, 1950
Moorestown Friends School, Moorestown, N.J.
George Washington University, B.A., Public Affairs, 1972, M.A., Education, 1978
Educator, Prince George’s County Public Schools, 1976-1995
Union Administration: Staff, Maryland State Teachers Association Affiliate, 1995-
Married, Two daughters

January 17, 2017 1:49 P.M.