1999: Leadership Academy for Elected Officials
Born in Schenectady, New York, September 8, 1958. Attended Paint Branch High School, Silver Spring; Georgetown University, B.S. (accounting), 1980. Financial analyst. Treasurer and board member, Maryland National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL), 4 years. Elected delegate, Greenbelt Cooperative, 3 years. Founding board member, Montgomery County Democratic Action Committee, 2 years. Treasurer, Montgomery County Young Democrats. Democratic Provisional Precinct Chair, Precinct 9-01, and member, District 17 Caucus. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000. Member, Gaithersburg and Upper Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce; Washingtonian Towns Civic Association, 3 years; Maryland Citizen Action Coalition; Indian Cultural Coordinating Committee; Sierra Club. Legislator of the Year, Montgomery County Medical Society, 1995, 1996, and 2000. Married.