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CAROLYN J. B. HOWARD, Democrat, District 24, Prince George's County.

Member of House of Delegates, 1988-90, 1991-. Deputy Majority Whip, 1995-. Member, Ways and Means Committee (chair, transportation subcommittee; member, vice-chair's subcommittee); Joint Audit Committee (formerly Joint Budget and Audit Committee), 1993-. Member, Joint Legislative Work Group on Community College Financing, 1994-95; Special Joint Committee on Competitive Taxation and Economic Development, 1996-97; Special Committee on School Enrollment Management, 1996-97; Special Committee on Rail Mergers, 1997. House Co-Chair, Joint Task Force on Payment Schedule of Property Taxes, 1995. Chair, County Affairs Committee, Prince George's County Delegation. Chair, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus, 1998-. Second vice-chair, Women Legislators of Maryland, 1996-97. Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (job training & education committee). Director, District 3, National Black Caucus of State Legislators (special assistant to President).

Member, Professional Standards and Teacher Education Advisory Board, State Board of Education, 1986-87; Local Health Services Funding Review Committee, 1993.

Born in DeLand, Florida. Florida A & M University, B.S.; Bowie State College, M.Ed. Supervisor, Title 1 Program, Prince George's County Public Schools. Principal, Prince George's County Public Schools, 1981-88. Member, Prince George's County Democratic Central Committee, 1982-88. Delegate, Democratic Party National Conventions, 1984, 1992. Member, National and Maryland State Associations of Elementary School Principals; Association of School-Based Administrators; National Education Association; Maryland State Teachers Association; Delta Sigma Sorority. Life member, National Council of Negro Women. Life member, Business and Professional Women's Club. Treasurer, national Alumni Association, Florida A & M University, 1986- (president, local chapter, 1988-93). Distinguished Alumna, National Association for Equal Opportunity, 1983, 1988. Outstanding Service in Politics, Prince George's County Educators Association, 1983. Outstanding Service in Local Community, Outstanding Service, Northeast Region, Alumni Association, Florida A & M University, 1985-87. Counselors Advocate Award, Maryland Association for Counseling and Development, 1988. Married; three children.

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