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Verna L. Jones

Verna L. Jones, American state legislator. Recipient William J. Parker Outstanding Achievement in Economic Development award, Baltimore Maryland, 1997, Verda F. Welcome award, Delta Sigma Theta, 2001; National Urban/Rural fellowship, New York City, 1986, Flemming fellowship, Policy Alternatives, Washington, 1999.

Background

  • Jones, Verna L. was born on November 27, 1955 in Baltimore.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Urban Studies, University Maryland, College Park, 1978. Master of Public Administration, City University of New York Baruch College, 1987.

    Career

    • Special assistant city manager, Berkeley, California, 1986—1987. Director marketing & development Development Training Institute, 1987—1998. Founder & president Collaborative Solutions, since 1998.

      Member District 44 Maryland House of Delegates, 1998—2003, Maryland State Senate, since 1999.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of Pennsylvania Avenue Redevelopment Collective (co-founder, v. chairman board), Alzheimer's Association (board member), Payne Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church.
    Verna L. Jones
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    Born November 27, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1978
      University Maryland
    • 1987
      City University of New York Baruch College
    • 1986 - 1987
      Special assistant, city manager
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1987 - 1998
      director, marketing & development Development Training Institute
    • 1998
      founder & president, Collaborative Solutions
    • 1998 - 2003
      member, District 44 Maryland House of Delegates
    • 1999
      member, District 44 Maryland House of Delegates