Delores (Delores) G. Kelley (D-SS10)
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Capitol: 410.841.3606
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Senator
Room 3 East Wing Miller Senate Office Building 11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991

District Office:
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991
Elected: 1994    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Russell V. Kelley   DOB: 5/1/1936
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSenate Committee on Finance
ChairmanSubcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care
MemberJoint Commission on Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection
MemberSenate Committee on Reapportionment and Redistricing
MemberSenate Committee on Rules
MemberSenate Committee on Executive Nominations
Ex-OfficioJoint Committee on Legislative Policy
Counties Representing
Baltimore

Bio

Public Service 2017-2018 Maryland Sexual Assault Evidence Kit Policy and Funding Committee 2017-2018 Task Force to Study Erroneous Conviction and Imprisonment 2014-2015 Task Force to Study Access to Pharmacy Services in Maryland 2011 Task Force on the Membership and Operation of the Baltimore County Board of Education 2011-2012 Maryland Foreclosure Task Force 2010-2013 Maryland Council for Educator Effectiveness 2010 Alzheimer's Work Group, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 2008-2010 Co-Chair, Commission to Study the Title Insurance Industry in Maryland 2009-2010 Continuing Care Advisory Committee, Department of Aging 2008- Human Services and Public Safety Committee, Southern Legislative Conference 2008, 2004 Presidential Elector, Maryland 2007-2008 Task Force to Study the Developmental Disabilities Administration Rate-Payment System 2007-2008 Workgroup on Cultural Competency and Workforce Development for Mental Health Professionals 2007 Co-Chair, Task Force to Study Identity Theft 2006-2007 Aging Workgroup, Governor-Elect's Transition Team 2006- Vice Chair, Legislative Committee, Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Commission 2005-2006 Senate Special Commission on Electric Utility Deregulation Implementation 2005-2006 Task Force on Common Ownership Communities 2005-2006 Committee on Unemployment Insurance Oversight 1996-2006 Co-Chair, Legislative Action Team, Family Violence Council 1995-2006 Family Violence Council 2005- State Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board 2003-2005 Oversight Committee on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes 1999-2005 State Commission on Infant Mortality Prevention 1998-2005 Governor's Council on Adolescent Pregnancy 2004 Senate Special Commission on Medical Malpractice Liability Insurance 2018- Maryland violence Intervention and Prevention Advisory Council 2003-2004 Task Force on Access to Mental Health Services 2003-2004 Unemployment Insurance Funding Task Force 2003- Maryland Education Council, Education Commission of the States 2001 Task Force to Study Repealing the Disenfranchisement of Convicted Felons in Maryland 2000- National Conference of State Legislators (Health Committee, 2005; Vice Chair, Financial Services Committee, 2005-2007) 2000- National Conference of State Legislators (Chair, Communications, Financial Services & Interstate Commerce Committee 2007-2008) 2000-2001 Task Force to Study College Readiness for Disadvantaged and Capable Students 2000-2001 Task Force to Study the Licensing and Monitoring of Community-Based Homes for Children 1996- State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy 1999 Chair, Home Builders Registration Work Group 1997-2000 Adoption Oversight Team, Department of Human Resources 1997-1999 Task Force to Study Anti-Asian Violence 1996- Maryland Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy 1998- Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee 1997-1998 Article 27 (Crimes and Punishments) Revision Committee 1995 Maryland Delegate, White House Conference on Aging 1995 Governor's Commission on Adoption 1995 Governor's Task Force on Judicial Nominating Commissions 1991- Women Legislators of Maryland ( President, 1998-1999, Chair Legislative Committee, 1992, co-chair 2011-13; Historian 2014-) 1991-1995 State Commission on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders 1986-1990 Secretary, Maryland Democratic Party 1988 Delegate, National Democratic Party Convention; Platform Committee 1980-1988 Mayor's Mental Health Advisory Council, Baltimore City 1981-1985 Values Education Commission Memberships 1995- Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc. (Chair, Health Care Committee, 2000; Vice-Chair, Historically Black Colleges and Universities Committee, 2001-) 1995- Legislative Black Caucus con't (Judicial Nominating Committee, 2001 -; Historian, 2008-2011, 2012 - 2016) 1995- Baltimore County Democratic Central Committee 1995- President, Tenth District Democratic Club 1990-1992 President, Black-Jewish Forum of Baltimore (BLEWS) 1986-1989 Baltimore Urban League Board 1988- Institute for Christian-Jewish Studies 1987- Board of Directors, Vice Chair, Harbor Bank of Maryland 1982-1986 Democratic State Central Committee 1982-1983 Fellow (Academic Administration), American Council on Education 1978-1982 Panelist, Reviewer, National Endowment for the Humanities Baltimore Chapter, National Coalition of 100 Black Women Chair, Trustee Board, Union Baptist Church Awards 2009-2010 Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland Municipal League 2009 Defender of the Defender Award, Office of Public Defender 2008 Municipal Super Star, Maryland Municipal League 2004, 1999, 1996 Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, (Circle of Excellence) 1998 Legislator of the Year Award, Domestic Violence Network of Maryland 1997 Dorothy Beatty Memorial Award, Women's Law Center of Maryland 1996 Champion for Children Award, Maryland Foster Care Review Board 1996 First Annual Racial Justice Award, YWCA of Greater Baltimore 1995 Legislative Leader Award, Maryland Commission for Women Biographical Information Born, Norfolk, Virginia, May 1, 1936 Booker T. Washington High School, Norfolk, 1952 Virginia State College, B.A., Philosophy, 1956 New York University, M.A., Education, 1958 Purdue University, M.A., Communications, 1972 University of Maryland College Park, Ph.D., American Studies, 1977 Educator- Coppin State College, 1973-2004, Former Dean Married, Three children