[photo, State Delegate Salima S. Marriott] SALIMA SILER MARRIOTT, Democrat, District 40, Baltimore City.

Member of House of Delegates since 1991. Member, Ways and Means Committee, 1991- (education subcommittee, 1994, 1996; tax & revenue subcommittee, 1995; finance resources subcommittee, 1997-98; children & youth subcommittee, 1999-2000; transportation subcommittee, 2001-); Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds, 1993-. Member, Joint Legislative Workgroup on Community College Financing, 1994-95; Joint Task Force on Payment Schedule of Property Taxes, 1995; Special Committee on Rail Mergers, 1997. Chair, Baltimore City Delegation, 1999- (chair, liaison work group). Member, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus, 1991- (chair, law & justice committee, 2000-; member, labor committee, 2000, drug treatment committee, 2001-); National Black Caucus of State Legislators. Member, Women Legislators of Maryland, 1991-.

Member, Task Force on Educational Assistants and Paraprofessionals in the Public Schools of Maryland, 1996; Task Force on Public Charter Schools, 1998; Effectiveness Committee of Task Force to Study Increasing the Availability of Substance Abuse Programs, 1998-2001. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, December 5, 1940. Attended Baltimore City public schools; Morgan State College, B.S., 1964; University of Maryland, M.S.W., 1972; Howard University, D.S.W., 1988. Assistant professor, Morgan State University, 1972-96. Member, Democratic State Central Committee, 1987-90. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1988. Secretary, National Rainbow Coalition, 1994-96. Chair, Park Heights Development Corporation, 1986-90; National Black Women's Health Project, 1993-94; Health Education Resource Organization (HERO), Inc. Member, National Council of Negro Women; National Political Congress of Black Women; Woman Power; Delta Sigma Theta. Co-Editor, U.S. Policy Toward Southern Africa (1984). Outstanding Teacher Award, Department of Social Work and Mental Health, Morgan State University, 1990. African-American Humanitarian Award, 1991. Senator Verda F. Welcome Political Award, 1992. Perseverance Award, Consortium of Doctors, 1992. Sarah's Circle Award, 1994. National Legacy Award, Delta Sigma Theta, 1994. Member, Agape' Fellowship, African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church. Two children.

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