[photo, State Senator Delores G. Kelley] DELORES G. KELLEY, Democrat, District 10, Baltimore City & Baltimore County.

Member of Senate since 1995. Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 2001-. Senate Vice-Chair, Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing, 2001-. Member, Finance Committee, 1998- (welfare reform subcommittee, 1999; chair, home builders registration work group, 1999); Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 1999-. Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Fair Practices, 1999-; Joint Committee on the Port of Baltimore, 2002-. Member, Judicial Proceedings Committee, 1995-98; Joint Committee on Protocol, 1995-98; Article 27 (crimes & punishments) Revision Committee, 1997-98. Legislative Policy Committee, 1999-2000; Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 1995-98. Vice-Chair, Executive Nominations Committee, 1998-2000. President, Women Legislators of Maryland, 1998-99. Member, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus (chair, health care committee, 2001-; vice-chair, historically black colleges & universities committee, 2001-; member, judicial nominating committee, 2001-).

Member, Mayor's Mental Health Advisory Council, Baltimore City, 1980-88. Member, Values Education Commission, 1981-85.

Member, House of Delegates, 1991-94, representing District 42 (Baltimore City & Baltimore County). Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 1991-94; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 1993-94. Legislative Chair, Women Legislators of Maryland, 1992.

Member, State Commission on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders, 1991-95; Governor's Commission on Adoption, 1995; Governor's Task Force on Judicial Nominating Commissions, 1995; Family Violence Council, 1995- (co-chair, legislative action team, 1996-); Maryland Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, 1996-99; Task Force to Study Anti-Asian Violence, 1997-99; Adoption Oversight Team, Department of Human Resources, 1997-; Governor's Council on Adolescent Pregnancy, 1998-; Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee, 1998-; State Commission on Criminal Sentencing, 1999-; State Commission on Infant Mortality Prevention, 1999-; Task Force to Study College Readiness for Disadvantaged and Capable Students, 2000-01; Task Force to Study the Licensing and Monitoring of Community-Based Homes for Children, 2000-01; Task Force to Study Repealing the Disenfranchisement of Convicted Felons in Maryland, 2001. Born in Norfolk, Virginia, May 1, 1936. Virginia State College, B.A. (philosophy), 1956; New York University, M.A. (education), 1958; Purdue University, M.A. (speech communication), 1972; University of Maryland College Park, Ph.D. (American studies), 1977. Professor, Coppin State College. Democratic State Central Committee, 1982-86. Secretary, Maryland Democratic Party, 1986-90. Platform Committee, National Democratic Party, 1988. Member, Baltimore County Democratic Central Committee, 1995-. Panelist, reviewer, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1978-82. Fellow, American Council on Education, 1982-83. Baltimore Urban League Board, 1986-89. Board of Directors (vice-chair), Harbor Bank of Maryland, 1987-; Institute for Christian-Jewish Studies, 1988-. President, Black-Jewish Forum of Baltimore (BLEWS), 1990-92. Married; three children.

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