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Maida Coleman's Biography
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Divorced; 3 Children: John, Alaina, James
BA, Journalism, Lincoln University, 1976
Vice Chair, 5th Senatorial District, 2000-present
Senator, Missouri State Senate, 2002-2008
Minority Floor Leader, Missouri State Senate, 2004-2008
Representative, Missouri House of Representatives, 2000-2001
Vice Chair, Saint Louis Democratic City Central Committee, 2000-present
Committee Woman, Saint Louis, 7th Ward, 1996-present
Experience, City of Saint Louis Board of Estimate and Apportionment Citizens Advisory Committee
Experience, Missouri Tourism Commission
Director, Secretary of State - Saint Louis Field Office, 1998-2000
Assistant Director, Saint Louis Housing Authority, 1996-1997
Assignment Coordinator, DeSales Community Housing Corporation, 1992-1996
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Commissioner, Planned Industrial Expansion Authority, 1993-present
Greater Saint Louis Association of Black Journalists, 1985-present
Experience, Children's Trust Fund Board
Women in Leadership, CORO Foundation
American Red Cross, CPR and Community First Aid Instructor
Trustee, Firemen's Retirement System of St. Louis
Experience, Heat Up Saint Louis and Cool Down St. Louis
Experience, MERS/Goodwill Industries
Experience, Missouri Arts Council Trust Fund
Experience, Saint Louis Public Schools Role Model Program
Camp Coca-Cola, STL/Wyman Center
Experience, Women's Safe House
Commissioner, Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority, 1993-1997
Board Member, Saint Louis Association for Retarded Citizens, 1986
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