Carolyn Bosher Maloney is a Representative from New York. Born in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1946, she earned her B.A. from Greensboro College in 1968. She was a community affairs coordinator for the New York, N.Y. board of education welfare education program from 1972-1975. She was also staff for New York, N.Y. board of education center for career and occupational education from 1975-1976 and the New York state assembly committee on housing in 1977. Additionally, she was a senior program analyst for the New York state assembly committee on cities from 1977-1979, the executive director of the advisory council for the office of the New York state senate minority leader from 1979-1982, the director of special projects for the office of the New York state senate minority leader from 1980-1982, and a member of the New York, N.Y. city council from 1982-1992. She was elected as a Democrat to the 103rd and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-present).
She is the former chair of the Joint Economic Committee (111th Congress).