MARTHA S. KLIMA, Republican, District 9A, Baltimore County.
1403 Newport Place
Lutherville, MD 21093
Member of House of Delegates since 1983. Deputy Minority Whip. Member, Appropriations Committee, 1987- (capital budget subcommittee; health & human resources subcommittee; oversight committee on pensions; oversight committee on personnel); Special Joint Committee on Pensions, 1993-; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 1995-; Joint Committee on Welfare Reform, 1996-. Member, Joint Budget and Audit Committee, 1991-94; Special Joint Committee on Group Homes, 1995-97. Vice-President, Women Legislators of Maryland, 1988. Member, Southern Legislative Conference (energy committee). State Chair, American Legislative Exchange Council.
President, School Board Nominating Convention, Baltimore County, two terms. Member, Task Force for Voter Registration, 1984-85; State Planning Commission, 1984-92; Governor's Council on Management and Productivity, 1995-; Commission to Study Ways to Improve the Financial Viability of the Racing Industry, 1997.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, December 3, 1938. Villa Julie College, A.A. Homemaker. Past secretary, Central Maryland Health Systems Agency. Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 1984. Member, Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce (chair, membership relations committee). Past member, governing trustee, Council on Economic Education in Maryland. Board member, Center for Prevention of Child Abuse of Maryland; Greater Baltimore Medical Center (vice-chair); Jenkins Memorial. Honorary life member, Maryland Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc. Woman of the Year Award, Towsontowne Business and Professional Women's Club, 1988. Outstanding Legislative Member, American Legislative Exchange Council, 1994. Legislative Award, Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities, 1994. Public Service Award, Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens, 1994. Married; three children.
House of Delegates
July 10, 1998
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