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[photo, Richard F. Colburn, State Senator] RICHARD F. COLBURN
Republican, District 37, Caroline, Dorchester, Talbot & Wicomico Counties



Member of Senate since January 11, 1995. Member, Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2003- (education subcommittee, 2003-04; environment subcommittee, 2003-06, 2008-; licensing & regulatory affairs subcommittee, 2003-04, chair, alcoholic beverages subcommittee, 2007-, member, 2003-04); Executive Nominations Committee, 1999-2003, 2008-; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 1996-; Joint Committee on the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area, 2003-; Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing, 2007-. Member, Joint Committee on Chesapeake Bay Critical Areas, 1995-2003; Judicial Proceedings Committee, 1995-2003; Special Committee on Substance Abuse, 2001-03; Senate Special Commission on Medical Malpractice Liability Insurance, 2004; Agricultural Stewardship Commission, 2005-06. Chair, Eastern Shore Delegation, 1999-. Member, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2001-; Maryland Rural Caucus, 2002-; Taxpayers Protection Caucus, 2003-; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2004-. Member, Southern Legislative Conference (agriculture & rural development committee, 2008-).

Chair, Committee to Promote Employment of the Handicapped, Dorchester County, 1981. Member, House of Delegates, 1983-91. Member, Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee, 1983-86; Environmental Matters Committee, 1987-91. Member, Governor's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, 1984-90; Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission, 1994-; Commission to Review Landlord-Tenant Laws, 1998; Shore Erosion Task Force, 1999-2000; Governor's Task Force on Eastern Shore Economic Development, 1999-2001; Study Panel on Funding Needs of Trauma Centers, 2001-03; Mid-Shore Regional Council, 2001-; Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, 2001-; Task Force to Study the Economic Development of the Maryland Seafood and Aquaculture Industries, 2002-03 (executive committee; seafood industry work group); Poultry Issues Action Team, 2003; Governor's Wellmobile Program Advisory Board, 2003-06; Rural Maryland Council, 2004-; Oversight Committee on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, 2005-; Incentives for Agriculture Task Force, 2006-07; Eastern Shore Task Force on Foster Care, 2007-08; Oyster Advisory Commission, 2007-; Task Force on the Future for Growth and Development in Maryland, 2009-.

Born in Easton, Maryland, February 9, 1950. Attended Easton High School; Chesapeake College, A.A., 1982. Served in U.S. Army Security Agency, sergeant, 1969-72 (top secret clearance); good conduct medal. Federalsburg Town Manager, 1991-. Dorchester County Republican State Central Committee, 1979-82. Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 1988. Board of Directors, Maryland Rural Water Association, 1992- (past vice-president). President, Board of Directors, People for Better Housing, 1993-. President, Board of Directors, Maryland Rural Development Corporation, 2006. Member, Dorchester American Legion Post no. 91; Federalsburg Veterans of Foreign Wars; Cambridge B.P.O. Elks Lodge no. 1272. Social Science Award, Chesapeake College, 1980; Social Science Award, Eastern Community College, 1981. Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland Municipal League, 2006, 2007. Award for work on behalf of Maryland cities and towns, Maryland Municipal League, 2008. Member, Zion United Methodist Church. Married; one daughter.

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