[photo, State Delegate Pauline H. Menes] PAULINE H. MENES, Democrat, District 21, Prince George's County & Montgomery County.

Member of House of Delegates since 1967. House Parliamentarian, 1995-. Chair, Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 1987-. Member, Judiciary Committee, 1979- (family & juvenile law subcommittee, 1995-); Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 1979-93, 1995-; Legislative Policy Committee, 1995-; Speaker's Advisory Committee on Legislative Redistricting, 2001-. Member, Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 1993-98. Chair, Prince George's County Delegation, 1993-94. Member, Bi-County Committee, Prince George's County Delegation (chair, 1995-96); Transportation Committee, Montgomery County Delegation. President, Maryland Order of Women Legislators, 1975-79. President, National Order of Women Legislators, 1979-80. Founder, Women's Network, National Conference of State Legislatures (president, 1977-79). Member, Arts, Tourism, and Cultural Resources Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 1991-; Prince George's County Chapter, National Women's Political Caucus.

Member, Maryland State Arts Council, 1968-95; Commission on Aging, 1975-95. Member, Domestic Violence Task Force, Prince George's County, 1983. Member, State Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, 1990-92; Correctional Options Advisory Board, 1993-96; Task Force to Study Increasing the Availability of Substance Abuse Programs, 1998-2001 (effectiveness committee). Hunter College, B.A. (economics), 1945. Economist. Member, League of Women Voters; B'nai B'rith Women of Prince George's County; College Park Business and Professional Women; Women's Club of College Park; West College Park Civic Association; Prisoners Aid Association of Maryland. Ann London Scott Award for Legislative Excellence, Maryland Chapter, National Organization for Women (NOW), 1976. Woman of the Year, College Park Business and Professional Women, 1978. Hall of Fame, Hunter College, 1986. Women's Hall of Fame, Prince George's County, 1989. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2001.

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