Allyson Schwartz

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Democratic Pennsylvania

U.S. House (Pennsylvania 13)


Family: Husband: David; 2 Children: Daniel, Jordan

Born: 10/03/1948 Queens, NY

Home: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Religion: Jewish

Education: MSS, Bryn Mawr College, 1972 BA, Sociology, Simmons College, 1970

Profession: Former Deputy Managing Director for Health and Human Services, Philadelphia, 1988 Founder/Director, Elizabeth Blackwell Health Center for Women, 1975-1988 Founder, Women's Ways, 1979 Assistant Director, Health Services Department, Philadelphia Health Plan, 1972-1975

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2004-present Senator, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1991-2004 Acting/First Deputy Commissioner, Philadelphia Department of Human Services, 1988-1990 Governor's Committee on Health Care Cost Containment, 1981-1983 Pennsylvania State Board of Education

Congressional Membership: Member, New Democratic Coalition, present Member, House Democracy Assistance Commission, present Vice Chair, Assembly on Federal Issues 1995-1996 Pennsylvania Citizens Crime Committee Task Force on Juvenile Justice, 1988-1990 Mayor's Committee on Health Care, 1982-1983 Executive Committee, American Jewish Committee Pennsylvania Committee on Women Pennsylvania Department of Health Cervical and Breast Cancer Advisory Board Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Organization Membership: Member, Allens Lane Art Center Board Member, Arcadia University Member, Center for Policy Alternatives Member, Center for Responsible Funding Member, Chestnut Hill Health Care Chair, Committee for Protection of Human Subjects Member, Council of State Legislators Former Board Member, Delaware Valley Child Care Council Montgomery County Commission for Women and Families Chair, National Conference of State Legislatures Health Committee National Conference of State Legislatures Women's Network Board Member, National Jewish Democratic Council Board Member, Pennsylvania Children's Trust Fund Member, Pennsylvania Council on Higher Education Board Member, Philadelphia Health Management Corporation Member, Women's Way



Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures

Subcommittee on Social Security

Ways and Means


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