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PAULA COLODNY HOLLINGER, Democrat, District 11, Baltimore County.

Member of Senate since 1987. Vice-Chair, Economic and Environmental Affairs Committee, 1995- (education subcommittee; chair, health subcommittee). Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing, 1995- (member, 1992-). Senate Chair, Joint Legislative Task Force on Organ and Tissue Donations, 1997-. Member, Executive Nominations Committee, 1995-; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 1990-95, 1997-. Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 1988-90. Member, Special Joint Committee on Group Homes, 1995-97; Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 1996. President, Women Legislators of Maryland, 1986-87. Chair, Science and Technology and Resource Planning Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 1984- (chair, health committee, 1992; chair, women's network, 1993).

Member, House of Delegates, 1979-87. Member, Environmental Matters Committee.

Member, Commission for Women, Baltimore County, 1977- (secretary, 1977-78). Member, Chancellor's Commission on Status of Women at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), 1979; Commission on Nursing Issues in Maryland, 1980-82; Licensed Practical Nurse Study Group, 1982-85; Task Force on Violence and Extremism, 1983-87; Task Force on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), 1985-87; Governor's Commission on Black and Minority Health, 1986-88; Governor's Task Force to Study the Crisis in Nursing, 1987-88; Governor's Advisory Council on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), 1987-91; Subcommittee on Long-Term Care, Governor's Commission on Health Care Policy and Financing, 1988-92; Maryland Greenways Commission, 1993-; Task Force to Study Health Professional-Client Sexual Exploitation, 1994-96; Maryland Interagency Coordinating Council [for Infants and Toddlers Program], 1994-. Co-Chair, Governor's Task Force on Assisted Living, 1995. Member, Sound Barrier Review Panel, 1995-96; Long-Term Managed Care Advisory Committee, 1996; Task Force on Multiracial Designations, 1997; Task Force to Study Uses of Methylphenidate and Other Drugs on School Children, 1997-; Attorney General's Advisory Board on Ways that the Legal System Affects Care at the End of Life, 1997-.

Born in Washington, DC, December 30, 1940. Mt. Sinai Hospital School of Nursing, New York, R.N., 1961. Registered nurse. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1976. Member, B'nai B'rith Women; National Council of Jewish Women; Organization for Rehabilitation and Training; NA'AMAT. Member, Beth Am Synagogue. Married; three children.

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