Rosalyn H. Baker

Hawaii State Senator, 5th District, Democratic  



  • Gender
    Female

    Family
    Divorced.

    Hometown
    Lahaina, HI

    Education
    Attended, Graduate Studies, Political Science, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1969
    BA/Secondary Teaching Certificate, Political Science/Speech, Southwest Texas State University, 1968.

    Professional
    Economic Development Coordinator, County of Maui, 1999-2002
    Business Consultant, 1987-1988
    Legislative Aide, Representative Karen Horita, 1987
    Owner, Retail Small Business, Wayfarer and Rosalyn's, 1981-1987
    Lobbyist/Assistant Director of Government Relations, National Education Association, 1969-1980
    Graduate Instructor, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1968-1969.

    Political
    Senator, Hawaii State Senate, 1993-1998, 2002-present
    Delegate/Committee Chair, Hawaii State Democratic Convention, 1986-2004
    Delegate/Alternate Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1984, 1992, 1996, 2000
    Senate Majority Leader, Hawaii State Senate, 1993, 1995-1996
    Appointed, Representative, Hawaii State Senate, 1993
    Representative, Hawaii State House of Representatives, 1988-1993
    Executive Committee, Maui County Democratic Party, 1986-88.

    Religion
    United Methodist

    Congressional Membership
    Director, Maui Economic Development Board, 2003-present
    Mayor's Representative, State Workforce Development Council, 2000-present
    Member, Mayor's Advisory Committee on a 4-year University, 1990
    Member, Mayor's Advisory Committee on Old Lahaina Courthouse, 1990
    Vice-Chair, Maui Service Area Board on Mental Health and Substance Abuse, 1985-1988
    Legislator Chair, Committee on Legislative Effectiveness, Assembly on State .

    Organizations
    Member/Former Vocational Chair, Lahaina Sunrise Rotary Club, 2004-present
    Director/Former Board Member, Hawaii Pacific, Incorporated, American Cancer Society, 2003-present
    Member/Former Legislative Chair, Soroptimist International of West Maui, 1988-present
    Board Member, Akaku Community Television, 1999-2002
    President, American Cancer Society, Maui County, Moloka'i, Lana'i Unit, 1997-2001
    Mentor, Pacific Century Scholars, 1998-1999
    Chair/Vice Chair, Assembly on State Issues, National Conference of State Legislators, 1996-1998
    Co-Chair, National Order of Women Legislators, 1997
    Issues, National Conference of State Legislators, 1996-1997
    Board Member/Director, Maui Youth and Family Services Board, 1986-1988
    Chair, National Youth Franchise Coalition, 1970
    Volunteer, Community Work Day
    Family Community Leadership Advisory Committee
    Member, Kihei Community Association
    Member, Lahaina Town Action Committee
    Director, Maui Economic Development Board
    Vice-Chair, Maui Service Area Board on Mental Health and Substance Abuse
    Director, Maui Visitors Bureau
    Programs Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence and Abuse
    Member, West Maui Taxpayers Association.

Hawaii
Last Update
11/28/2009
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