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[photograph of Representative Morella] CONSTANCE A. MORELLA, U.S. Representative (Republican), 8th Congressional District (part of Montgomery County), Maryland.

2228 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington DC 20515
(202) 225-5341
e-mail: rep.morella@mail.house.gov
fax: (202) 225-1389
web: www.house.gov/morella/



Member of U.S. House of Representatives since 1987. Member, Science Committee (basic research subcommittee; chair, technology subcommittee); Government Reform Committee (civil service subcommittee; vice-chair, district of columbia subcommittee). Former co-chair, Women's Issues Caucus. Served in Arms Control and Foreign Policy Caucus (first woman to chair, 1991-94); Federal Government Service Task Force; Arts Caucus. Member, Human Rights Caucus. Co-Chair, Older Americans Caucus, 1994-.

Member, Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 16 (Montgomery County) 1979-87. Member, Appropriations Committee, 1979-87. Represented United States at United Nations Conference on Population and Development, Cairo, 1994. Co-Chair, congressional delegation to United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, 1995. Born in Somerville, Massachusetts, February 12, 1931. Boston University, A.B., 1954; The American University, M.A., 1967. Professor of English, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, 1970-85. Member, National Advisory Board of The American University, Washington, DC. Trustee, Capitol College, Laurel, Maryland. Member, Montgomery County United Way Council; Advisory Council of Montgomery County Hospice Society. Member, Honorary Board of National Kidney Foundation. Founding member, Global Legislators for a Balanced Environment (GLOBE), an international organization that addresses world environmental issues. Honorary doctorates from The American University, Norwich University, Dickinson College, Mount Vernon College, and University of Maryland University College. Named one of Ten Best Members of Congress for Women by McCall's magazine. Inducted into Maryland Women's Hall of Fame, 1994. Married; three children, (and raised her late sister's six children).

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