[Photograph of State Senator] JOAN CARTER CONWAY, Democrat, District 43, Baltimore City.

Member of Senate since January 1997. Member, Economic and Environmental Affairs Committee, 1997- (environment subcommittee, 1997-; health subcommittee, 1997-; licensing & regulatory affairs subcommittee, 1999-); Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 1998-; Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, 1999-. Member, Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 1998. Secretary, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus, 1998-.

Member, City Council, Baltimore City, District 3, 1995-97 (chair, budget & appropriations committee; vice-chair, land use committee). Member, Advisory Council on Environmental Justice, 1997-99; State Advisory Council on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders, 1997-; Task Force on Public Charter Schools, 1998; Task Force to Study Increasing the Availability of Substance Abuse Programs, 1998-; Special Committee to Study Issues Related to Class-Size Reduction, 1999; Governor's Task Force on African-American Entrepreneurship in Baltimore City, 1999-. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, April 5, 1951. Community College of Baltimore, A.A., 1987; University of Baltimore, B.A. (sociology), 1988. Co-owner, CIG Professional Tax Services, Inc. Employed by Model Cities Program, 1970-76; Urban Services Agency, 1976-93. Director, Helping Unite Baltimore (HUB) #13, Department of Housing and Community Development, Baltimore City, 1993-94. Program Director, Stability, Uniqueness, Renewal and Elevation (SURE), the Jentry McDonald Corporation, 1994-95. Solicitor's award, United Way of Central Maryland, 1982. Award for outstanding community services, Urban Services Agency, 1985. Mayor's citation, Baltimore City, 1990. Community service day award, Governor William Donald Schaefer, 1993. Leadership and participation award, City of Baltimore, 1993. Member, Israel Baptist Church. Married; one son, one granddaughter.

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