Senator Carol C. Amick Scholarship
Carol C. Amick served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1975 through 1977 as the Representative from the 37th Middlesex District.
She served in the Senate until November 7, 1989, when she resigned to become the first director of the Massachusetts Low-level Radioactive Waste Management Board.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Senator Amick received a B.S. in Journalism and Sociology from Iowa State University and a Master's in Public Administration from Harvard University.
A resident of Bedford, Massachusetts, she
served on the Bedford Charter Commission
(1973-1974), the Bedford Democratic Town Committee
(1972-1989), the Publication Committee (1973-1975), and the Recodification
She also served as a Bedford Library Trustee.
In the Senate, Amick served as Chair of the Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee.
She also served on the Administration Committee and the Transportation Committee.
She was the Senate Chair of the Special Commission relative to Determining the Adequacy of the Water Supply in the Commonwealth.
legislative career, Amick
was also involved in the issue of the siting of hazardous waste facilities and the laws relating to this topic.
was the chief sponsor of the so-called Massachusetts Superfund law, Chapter 21E of the Massachusetts General Laws.
Amick served as a member of this commission, the Massachusetts Special Legislative Commission on Liability for Releases of Oil and Hazardous Materials.
was also active in bringing about changes and additions that were made to the State's Superfund legislation including changes in the law covering victims' compensation and innocent owner liability.