Verna Jones

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Democratic Maryland

State Senate (Maryland 44)

Family: Single

Born: 11/27/1955 Baltimore, MD

Home: Baltimore, Maryland

Religion: Methodist- A.M.E.

Education: MPA, City University of New York Baruch College, 1987 BA, Urban Studies, University of Maryland at College Park, 1978

Profession: Founder and President, Collaborative Solutions, 1998-present Director of Market Development, Development Training Institute, 1997-1998 Director of Market Development, Development Training Institute, 1987-1997 Special Assistant, City Manager, City of Berkeley, California, 1986-1987 Coordinator of Empowerment, Zone/Enterprise Communities Initiative

Political: Senator, Maryland State Senate, 2002-present Delegate, Maryland State House of Delegates, 1998-2003

Congressional Membership: Advisory Board, University of Maryland School of Social Work, 2004-present Co-Chair, Task Force on Lending Equity in Financial Institutions Providing State Depository Services, 2004-present Joseph Fund Board, 1999-present Member, Legislative Black Caucus, 1999-present Member, Women Legislators of Maryland, 1999-present Governor's Commission on Minority Business Enterprise Reform, 2003 Maryland Competitive Advantage Financing Fund Work Group, 2000-2001 Transit Policy Panel, 2000 Commission on Education Finance, Equity, and Excellence, 1999-2000 Chair, Maryland Public Policy Committee

Organization Membership: Baltimore Heritage, Incorporated, 2001-present Board member, Druid Heights Community Development Corporation, 1993-2000 Flemming Fellowship Center for Policy Alternatives, 1999 President, Women Behind the Community, Incorporated, 1994-1996 National Black Women's Health Project, 1990-1996 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Member, Payne Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church



Budget and Taxation

Children, Youth, Families

Federal Relations

Management of Public Funds

Special Committee on Substance Abuse

Subcommittee on Public Safety, Transportation, and Environment


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