Member, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, 1981-87 (chair, 1983-84; vice-chair, 1982-83, 1986-87). Member, House of Delegates, 1987-94. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 1987-94 (continuing-care workgroup; chair, nurses registry workgroup); Joint Committee on Health Care Cost Containment, 1989-92; Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing, 1993-95. Member, Montgomery County Delegation (chair, 1990-93, vice-chair, 1989, bi-county agencies committee; chair, joint committee on washington suburban sanitary commission finances). Member, Task Force to Study the Crisis in Nursing, 1987-88; Governor's Task Force to Review and Evaluate the Delivery System of Services to the Elderly, 1990-91; Task Force to Study Health Professional-Client Sexual Exploitation, 1993-95; Governor's Task Force on Procurement, 1995-96; Task Force to Examine the Applicability of Manufacturing Laws to High-Technology Businesses, 1997; Task Force on Privatization of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, 1998-99; Task Force to Conquer Cancer in Maryland, 1999; Task Force on Quality of Care in Nursing Facilities, 1999; State Information Technology Board, 2000-; Oversight Committee on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes, 2000-. Born in Brooklyn, New York, February 27, 1931. Attended Lafayette High School, Brooklyn; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.Mgt.Eng. (management engineering), 1953. Served in U.S. Army Signal Corps, PFC, White House, 1953-55. Engineer. Member, Democratic Central Committee, Montgomery County, 1978-81. Board of Directors, American Cancer Society, Montgomery County Unit; Temple Israel, Silver Spring; B'nai B'rith. Honorary member, Board of Directors, Great Oaks Center. Outstanding Service Award, Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington, 1985. Legislator of the Year Award, Maryland Dental Association, 1991. Married; one child.
July 18, 2000
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