[photo, State Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam] SHIRLEY NATHAN-PULLIAM, Democrat, District 10, Baltimore City & Baltimore County.

Member of House of Delegates since 1995. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 1995- (health & public utilities subcommittee, 1995-99; health subcommittee, 1999-); Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing, 1995-. Member, Joint Legislative Task Force on Organ and Tissue Donations, 1997-98. Member, Liaison Work Group, Baltimore City Delegation. Secretary, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus, 2002- (member, 1995-; 1st vice-chair 2000-02; chair, health care committee, 2000; chair, legislative review committee, 2001-; member, redistricting committee, 2000-). Member, Women Legislators of Maryland, 1995- (executive board, 1998-2000; member, legislative committee, 2001-).

Member, Social Services Commission, Baltimore City, 1990-94. Member, Asbestos Oversight Committee, 1995-; Task Force on Maryland's Dairy Industry, 1995-97; Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee, 1996-; State Advisory Council on Nutrition, 1998-2000; Maryland Advisory Council for New Americans, 1998-. Co-Chair, Effectiveness Committee of Task Force to Study Increasing the Availability of Substance Abuse Programs, 1998-2001. Member, Task Force on Quality of Care in Nursing Facilities, 1999; Task Force to Study Health Care Needs of Inmates in Transition from Correctional Institutions, 2000-; Oversight Committee on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes, 2000-. Born in Trelawny, Jamaica, West Indies, May 20, 1939. Naburn and Bootham Park Hospitals School of Nursing, Yorkshire, England, 1960; Baltimore City Hospital School of Practical Nursing, L.P.N., 1962; Baltimore Community College, A.A. (nursing), 1975; University of Maryland at Baltimore, B.S. (nursing), 1980; The Johns Hopkins University, M.A.S. (administrative science), 1987. Registered nurse and business owner. Member, Democratic State Central Committee, 1990-94; Legislative and Executive Committee, Maryland Democratic Party, 1990-94. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1996. Founder or co-founder: Maryland Black Congress on Health Law and Economics; Black Mental Health Alliance; Baltimore City Community College Alumni Association; Jamaican Association of Maryland. Member, Black Mental Health Alliance; Maryland Nurses Association; American Nurses Association; National Black Nurses Association; National Association of Health Service Executives. Inductee, Alumni Hall of Distinction, Baltimore City Community College. Divorced; three children; four grandchildren.

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