Member, Howard County Council, representing District 5, 1998-2004. Chair, Board of [Liquor] License Commissioners, Howard County, 1998-99 (vice-chair, 1999-2002). Member, Baltimore Metropolitan Council Advisory Board, 2000-02. Vice-Chair, Zoning Board, Howard County, 2003-04. Member, Patuxent River Commission, 2003-04; Task Force to Convene a Summit on Civic Literacy in Maryland, 2006; Task Force on the Future for Growth and Development in Maryland, 2006-08. Chair, Commission on Civic Literacy, 2008-.
Born in Olney, Maryland, October 20, 1958. Attended Howard County public schools; Atholton High School; University of Maryland Baltimore County, B.A. (political science), 1981; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1988. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1988. Attorney. Partner, Herwig & Humphreys, LLP, 1996-2003 (associate, 1991-96). Associate, Smith, Somerville & Case, 1988-91 (legal assistant, 1984-88). Member, Maryland State and Howard County Bar Associations. Member, Howard County Republican Central Committee, 1990-98 (chair, 1992-97; vice-chair, 1990-92). President, Howard County Republican Club, 1989-90 (vice-president, 1988-89). Robert H. Kittleman Life Achievement Award, Howard County Republican Central Committee, 2003. Outstanding Legislator of the Year, Maryland Business for Responsive Government, 2008. Member, Chapelgate Presbyterian Church. Married; four children.
July 1, 2009
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