Geraldine Valentino-Smith

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Geraldine Valentino-Smith
Geraldine Valentino-Smith (2011).jpg
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 23A district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2011
Preceded by Gerron Levi
Bowie City Council
In office
2007–2010
Preceded by Kevin Conroy
Succeeded by Henri Gardner
Personal details
Born (1964-03-05) March 5, 1964 (age 50)
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Phillip John Smith
Children three
Residence Bowie, Maryland
Occupation attorney
Religion Catholic

Geraldine Valentino-Smith (born March 5, 1964) is an American politician who represents district 23A in the Maryland House of Delegates and a former member of the Bowie City Council. [1]

Background[edit]

Valentino Smith was born in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Bowie High School. She received a B.S. degree in nursing from The Catholic University of America in 1987. Smith started her career as a clinical nurse with the National Institutes of Health. She received a JD. in 1992 from the Columbus School of Law. Admitted to Maryland Bar. Attorney. Board of Directors, Prince George's Municipal Association (chair, legislative committee). Member, Committee on Advocacy and Public Policy, Children's National Medical Center. Board of Directors, Commonwealth Mutual Insurance Company of America (finance committee). Member, St. Pius X Catholic Church. Married; three children.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Member, Bowie City Council, At Large, 2007 to November 15, 2010. Member, Climate, Energy and Environment Policy Committee, and Metropolitan Development Policy Committee of Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.[1]

In the legislature[edit]

Valentino-Smith has been a member of House of Delegates since January 12, 2011 and was appointed to the Judiciary Committee. She is also a member of the Women Legislators of Maryland.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "HOUSE OF DELEGATES". Maryland Manual. Retrieved 23 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Richards, Sarah (21 January 2010). "Valentino-Smith throws her hat in ring for House seat". Prince George's County Gazette. Retrieved 23 January 2011.