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Senator Karen S. Montgomery

Montgomery, Karen S.
District
14
County
Montgomery
Committee Assignment(s)
Annapolis Info
202 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 301-858-3625
Toll-free in MD
Interim Info
202 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Contact
karen.montgomery@senate.state.md.us
Party
Democrat
District 14
Montgomery, Karen S.
Tenure
First elected to the Senate in 2010. Member of the Senate since 2011.
Current Assignments
2011- Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2011- Education Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2011- Environment Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2011- Ethics and Election Law Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2013- Health Occupations Subcommittee
2011- Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2012- Alcoholic Beverages Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
2011- Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families
2011- Joint Committee on Access to Mental Health Services
2003- Women Legislators of Maryland
Past House Service 2003-2011
Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-2011; Government Operations Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-2011; Public Health and Long-term Care Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-2011; Environmental Matters Committee, 2003-2006; Agriculture, Agriculture Preservation and Open Space Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2003-2006; Ethics Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2003; Housing and Real Property Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2003; Motor Vehicles and Transportation Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2004-2006; Local Government and Bi-County Agencies Subcommitteeof the Environmental Matters Committee, 2005-2006; Co-Chair, Electronics Recycling Work Group of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2004; President, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2008-2009.
Public Service
Maryland Commission on Disabilities, 2011-; Vice Chair, Land Use and Transportation Committee, Montgomery County Delegation, 2007-2011; Long-Term Care Reform Work Group (DHMH), 2010; Veterans Behavioral Health Advisory Board, 2008-2010; Maryland Commission on Autism, 2009-; President, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2008-2009; Public Safety Policy Committee, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 2008; Task Force to Study the Developmental Disabilities Administration Rate-Payment System, 2007-2008; Statewide Commission on the Shortage in the Health Care Workforce, 2007-2008; President-Elect, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2007-2008; Health Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2007-; Agriculture, Environment and Energy Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2007-; Vice Chair, Transportation Committee, Montgomery County Delegation, 2007; Agriculture and Rural Development Standing Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2005-2007; First Vice President, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2004-2007; Transportation Committee, Montgomery County Delegation, 2003-2007; Chair, Endorsement Committee, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2006; Governor's Commission for Protecting the Chesapeake Bay through Sustainable Forestry, 2005-2006; Second Vice President, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2005-2006; Task Force on Parking for Individuals with Disabilities, 2004; Former Member, Commission on Aging, Montgomery County.
Memberships
Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-; Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, 2003-; Maryland Green Caucus, 2003-; Board Member, Arts for the Aging; Women's Committee, Washington Ballet; Founding Member, Montgomery Women; Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children; Montgomery County Community Television; Former Member, Brookeville Historic Preservation Committee.
Awards
Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland Municipal League , 2008.
Biographical Information
Born, Middletown, New York, August 23, 1935; Western High School, Baltimore, 1953; Towson University, B.S., Science Education, 1957; George Washington University, M.F.A., 1976; Faculty, George Washington University, Fine Arts Department (teaching sculpture and design), 1974-87; Executive Director, The Art Barn Gallery, 1982-85; Public Programs Coordinator, National Building Museum, 1985-86; Assistant Director of Development, National Rehabilitation Hospital, 1987-89; Director of Development, Olney Theatre Center, 1989-94, 1999-2000; Development Coordinator for Bruce Adams Campaign for County Executive, 1994; Executive Director, Arts for the Aging, Inc., 1994-96; Director of Personal Giving, Arthritis Foundation, 1996-99; Married, Three children.
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