Ms. Kullen has been a Member of the Maryland House of Delegates since August 4, 2004. She represents Legislative District 27B which encompasses part of Calvert County, Maryland. She was born in Verona, Italy, May 18, 1960.
Chief Deputy Majority Whip, 2007-. Member, Health and Government Operations Committee, 2004- (health occupations subcommittee, 2005; long-term care subcommittee, 2005; minority health disparities subcommittee, 2005-; pharmaceuticals subcommittee, 2005-06; insurance subcommittee, 2007-); Joint Committee on Access to Mental Health Services, 2005-; Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing, 2007-. Member, Agricultural Stewardship Commission, 2005-06. Vice-Chair, Southern Maryland Delegation, 2006-. Chair, Calvert County Delegation, 2007-. Member, Maryland Educators Caucus, 2005-; Maryland Green Caucus, 2005-; Maryland Labor Caucus, 2005-; Maryland Rural Caucus, 2005-; Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2005-; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-. President-elect, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2008- (member, 2005-; executive board, 2006-; 2nd vice-president, 2007-08).
Member and Vice-Chair, Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council, 1993-2003. Executive Board, Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, 2004-. Member, Steering Committee, Juvenile Drug Court, Calvert County, 2005; Governor's Wellmobile Program Advisory Board, 2006-; Working Waterfront Commission, 2007-.
- Attended Messiah College, Pennsylvania
- Clarion University of Pennsylvania, B.S. (education), 1981
- University of Maryland University College, M.A. (administration), 1994
- Court mediation training, National Institute of Conflict Resolution
Manager, then director, Arc of Southern Maryland, 1983-95. Disabilities advocate, consultant & trainer. Member, Maryland Community Residential Services Coalition, 1986-96 (chair, 1992-96). Board of Directors, Governor's Run Community Association, 1994-. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2008. Member, Arts Council of Calvert County; Calvert Marine Museum; Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse; Calvert County League of Women Voters; Calvert County Chamber of Commerce; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); American Association of University Women; Women's National Democratic Club; Patuxent Riverkeepers; American Chestnut Land Trust. Young Careerist award, Business & Professional Women of Calvert County, 1988. Kiracofe Leadership Award, Arc of Southern Maryland, 1995.