P. O. Box 1735, Waldorf, MD 20604 - 1735
(301) 932-0909; fax: (301) 934-3049
Chair, Planning Commission, Charles County, 1981-85. President, County Commissioners of Charles County, 1986-94. Member, Social Services Board, Charles County, 1986-94. Member, Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland (chair, 1990-92). Vice-Chair, Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 1992-93 (member, 1992-94; chair, public participation & education committee). Member, U.S. 301 South Corridor Transportation Study Task Force, 1994-96; Forvm for Rural Maryland, 1996-2003; Maryland Historical Trust, 1997-98; Partnership Policy Council on Block Grants, 1997-98; Task Force to Study the Governance, Coordination, and Funding of the University System of Maryland, 1998-99; Commission on Transportation Investment, 1999. Co-Chair, Study Panel to Review Economic Development Financing Programs, 1999. Chair, Task Force on Driver's Education Programs in Maryland, 1999. Member, Task Force on Tobacco Crop Conversion in Maryland, 1999; Commission on Education Finance, Equity, and Excellence, 1999-2000; Transit Policy Panel, 2000; Task Force to Study the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, 2000-01. Co-Chair, Task Force on Resource-Based Industry in Maryland, 2000-02. Member, Maryland Competitive Advantage Financing Fund Work Group, 2000; Virginia-Maryland-District of Columbia Joint Legislative Commission on Interstate Transportation, 2000-03; Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission, 2000-; Task Force to Study Adult Education Services in Maryland, 2001; Task Force on Upgrading Sewerage Systems, 2001-02; Rebuild La Plata Task Force, 2002; Commission on Maryland's Fiscal Structure, 2002-03; Maryland Tourism Development Board, 2002-04; Advisory Committee on the Management and Protection of the State's Water Resources, 2002-04; Task Force to Study the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, 2002-05; Transportation Task Force, 2003; Task Force on the Marketing of Grain and Other Agricultural Products, 2003-04. Co-Chair, Unemployment Insurance Funding Task Force, 2003-04. Member, Task Force on Broadband Communications Deployment in Underserved Rural Areas, 2003-06; Task Force to Study the Dynamics of Elderly and Retiree Migration Into and Out of Maryland, 2004-06; CommunityChoice Advisory Group, 2004-. Co-Chair, Committee on Unemployment Insurance Oversight, 2005-06. Member, Task Force on Health Care Access and Reimbursement, 2007-08; Southern States Energy Board, 2007-. Member, Workforce Creation and Adult Education Transition Council, 2008. Co-Chair, Task Force to Review Physician Shortages in Rural Areas, 2008-. Vice-Chair, Chesapeake Bay Commission, 2009 (member, 2007-).
Born in La Plata, Maryland, September 1, 1945. Attended Charles County Community College; Mount St. Mary's College, B.S. (biology), 1968. Military Intelligence, U.S. Army, 1968-71. Owner and operator, Cedar Hill Farm, near Waldorf. Board of Directors, Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology, 2005-. Board of Trustees, Physicians Memorial Hospital. Board member, Tri-County Youth Service Bureau; Health Service Agency. A founder of Charles County Christmas in April. Member, 4-H; Farm Bureau. Distinguished Leadership Award, Maryland Chapter, American Planning Association, 1993. Legislator Recognition Award, Maryland Association of Counties, 1998, 2002. Outstanding Rural Legislator Award, Rural Maryland Council, 2000. Distinguished Service Award, Maryland Municipal League, 2002. Married; three children.
July 1, 2009
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