[photo, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski] BARBARA A. MIKULSKI, U.S. Senator from Maryland (Democrat)

709 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510-2003
(202) 224-4654
e-mail: senator@mikulski.senate.gov
fax: (202) 224-8858
tdd: (202) 224-5223
web: mikulski.senate.gov

Member of U.S. Senate since 1987. Member, Appropriations Committee, 1987- (foreign operations subcommittee, 1987; treasury & general government subcommittee, 1987-; transportation & related agencies subcommittee, 1989-; commerce, justice, state & the judiciary subcommittee, 1997-; chair, veterans affairs, department of housing & urban development, & independent agencies subcommittee, 2001-, member, 1987-); Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (public health & safety subcommittee, 1997-; chair,aging subcommittee, 2001-, member, 1993-); Ethics Study Commission, 1993-; Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, 2001-. Secretary, Democratic Conference, 1995-.

Member, Baltimore City Council, 1971-76. Member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1977-87. Member, Energy and Commerce Committee, 1977-87; Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, 1977-87. Executive committee, Congresswomen's Caucus. Member, Bainbridge Re-Use Advisory Committee, 1996-97. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, July 20, 1936. Mount Saint Agnes College, B.A., 1958; University of Maryland School of Social Work, M.S.W., 1965. Author, lecturer, teacher, social worker. Former adjunct professor, Department of Sociology, Loyola College. Chair, Democratic Party Commission on Delegate Selection and Party Structure, 1973. Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate seat in Maryland, 1974. Consultant, National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs. Delegate, International Women's Year Conference, 1980. Member, National Organization for Women and National Women's Political Caucus. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000. Author, Capitol Offense (1996); Capitol Venture (1997). Honorary degrees from Morgan State University, 1990; Hood College; Goucher College, 1991; Pratt Institute, New York; and the Johns Hopkins University, 1995. Named Most Trustworthy Politician, Baltimore Magazine, 1996. Lifetime Achievement Award, Maryland Chapter, Arthritis Foundation, 1999. Order of Merit, Republic of Poland, 2001 (Poland's most prestigious award to a civilian not a head of state).

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