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Joan Brady's Biography
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Joan B. Brady
Husband: C. Michael; 3 Children: Emily, Kevin, Dillon
New York, NY
BA, Journalism, University of South Carolina, 1974
Candidate, South Carolina House of Representatives, District 78, 2012
Member, Richland County Council, 2000-2004
Mayor, Town of Arcadia Lakes, 1997-2000
Member, ALEC Telecommunications Task Force, 2009-present
Development Director, Cultural Council, 2008-present
Member, Human Services and Public Safety Committee, Southern Legislative Conference, 2007-present
Member, South Carolina House Arts Caucus, 2004-present
Member, Education and Economic Development Coordinating Council
Member, National Caucus of Environmental Legislators
Vice Chair, Republican Women's Caucus
Member, South Carolina Republican Women's Legislative Caucus
2nd Vice Chair, Womens Legislative Caucus
Chair, South Carolina General Assembly Women's Caucus, 2008-2010
Vice Chair, Joint Legislative and Citizens Commission on Children, 2008
Public Safety and Justice Task Force, 2006-2008
Member, Council of State Government Toll Fellowship, 2005
Member, Central Midlands Council Governments, 2003
Board Member, Columbia Arts Task Force, 2003
Member, Richland Counties Health and Safety Council, 2003
Member, South Carolina Association of Counties Legislative Task Force, 2002
Member, Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board, 2000
Member, Reconnect Communities and Schools, Steering Committee, 1999
Chairman, Richland County Appearance Committee, 1999
Freelance Media Consulting
Host/Producer, South Carolina Television
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Advisory Board, Southeastern Institute for Women in Politics, 2008-present
Member, Board of Directors/Executive Board, CSG, 2006-present
Member, Engenuity South Carolina, Executive Committee, 2006-present
Member, Palmetto Center for Women Board, 2006-present
Member, Board, Young Women's Christian Association
Committee Member, Council of State Governments
Member/Former Board, Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce-Northeast
State Director/Recording Secretary, National Foundation of Women Legislators
State Director/Executive Board, Women in Government, American Legislative Exchange
Member, Women in Philanthropy
Member, Executive Board, Indian Water Council, Boy Scouts of America, 2007
Member, South Carolina New Statesman Society, 2005
Appointed Special Advocates, Member, Board, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Guardian Ad Litem, 2004
Member, Board of Directors, Columbia City Ballet, 1996
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