Senator Katherine Klausmeier

District 8 (Baltimore County)

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Annapolis Office
James Senate Office Building, Room 103
11 Bladen St., Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 841-3620, (301) 858-3620
fax: (410) 841-3085, (301) 858-3085

Baltimore Office
4100 Walter Ave.,
Baltimore, MD 21236
(410) 256-1353; fax: (410) 256-0319

Personal Information:
– Married to John for 40 years
– 2 children: Andrea and Krist

Education:
– Towson University
– Essex Community College
– The Catholic High School of Baltimore

Work Experience:
– Human Resources – St. Joseph Medical Center 2000 – 2003
– Child Life Coordinator – St. Joseph Medical Center 27 years

Previous Political Experience:
– Member of the Senate for 10 years
– Assistant Deputy Majority Whip
– Member, Finance Committee, (division of labor & industry sunset evaluation work group)
– Chair, Electric Universal Service Program Work Group
– Joint Legislative Task Force on Small-Group Market Health Insurance
– Member, Agricultural Stewardship Commission
– Senate Special Commission on Electric Utility Deregulation Implementation
– Women Legislators of Maryland
– Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (energy & electric utilities committee)
– Member of the House of Delegates 8 years
– Member of the Environmental Matters Committee, sub committee on Health, subcommittee on Natural Resources, sub committee on Public Utilities
– House Chair, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus
– Secretary of the Baltimore County Maryland House of Delegates Delegation
– Chairperson, Task to Study the Economic Development of the Maryland Seafood & Aquaculture Industries
– Member of the Task Force to study Retail Electric Competition and the Restructuring of the Electric Utility Industry
– Member of the Task Force on Quality of Care in Nursing Home Facilities
– Member of the Oversight Committee on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes
– Board Member of the Maryland School for the Blind
– Established the Task Force on Graffiti, working with communities to prevent and remove Graffiti
– Member, State Council on Cancer Control
– Sound Barrier Review Panel
– Maryland Recycling Advisory Group
– Nutrient Management Advisory Committee
– Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities
– Innovations in Aging Services Advisory Council
– Maryland Advisory Commission on Manufacturing Competitiveness
– Charles H. Hickey, Jr., School Advisory Board
– Oversight Committee on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities
– Aquaculture Coordinating Council

Volunteer Activities:
– Board Member of the Essex Community College Foundation
– Board Member of the Regional Manufacturing Institute
– Member & Past Board Member of the Eastern Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce
– Chairperson of the Elected vs. Appointed School Board Task Force
– Education Chair, League of Women Voters, Baltimore County, 1991-92
– Vice President, Baltimore County Commission for Women 1991-1993
– Member of the Women’s Club of Perry Hall
– State Representative on the Neighborhood Housing Services Program
– Member of the Citizens Advisory Board of the Hickey School
– Past Board Member and currently a member in the Perry Hall Business and Professional Assoc.
– Active in the Parkville Business Association and the Overlea and Fullerton Business and Professional Association
– President, Gunpowder Elementary School PTA, 1987-89, 1991-94
– Member of various PTA’s in the district
– Honorary Life Membership in the Maryland PTA

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