Community liaison, Board of Education, Charles County, 1980-2006. Member, Board of Zoning Appeals, Charles County, 1990-96 (chair, 1997-98). Member, Business Expansion and Retention Committee, 1997-2004, and Municipality Committee, 1999-2004, Economic Development Commission, Charles County. Member, Committee for the Regional Strategy, Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, 1997-99, 2003- (vice-president, 2003-07; executive board); Congressman Hoyer's Military Service Academy Selection Panel, 1997-2003; Patuxent River Oil Spill Citizens Advisory Committee, 2000-02; Town of La Plata Visioning Team, 2000-; Task Force on Broadband Communications Deployment in Underserved Rural Areas, 2003-06; Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission, 2003-; Task Force on the Status of Women and Information Technology, 2004-07; Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Board, Charles County, 2005-; Governor's Workforce Investment Board, 2007-. Chair, Commission to Study Southern Maryland Transportation Needs, 2007-. Member, Strategic Energy Investment Advisory Board, 2008-.
Born in Prince Frederick, Maryland. Attended Notre Dame High School, Bryantown, Maryland; St. Mary's Academy, Leonardtown; Charles County Community College/College of Southern Maryland. Employed in bookkeeping & accounting, Hughesville Tobacco Warehouse, Inc., 1977-92. Data Coordinator, Academy of Natural Sciences, 1986-92. Executive Director, Greater Waldorf Jaycee Foundation, Inc., 1992-98. Executive Director, Charles County Chamber of Commerce, 1998-2007 (liaison to naval energetics alliance, indian head naval surface warfare center, 1999-2007). Member, Maryland Citizen Planners Association, 1990-98; Maryland Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, 1998-2007; Maryland Chamber of Commerce, 1998-2007. Secretary, Southern Maryland Economic Development Association, 2002-07 (member, 1998-2007). Board of Directors, Southern Maryland Works, Inc., 2003-06. Member, Northern Democratic Club; Western Democratic Club; 4th and 5th District Democratic Club. Citizen of the Year, Waldorf Lions, 1992. Volunteer of the Year, Charles County Chamber of Commerce, 1993. Community Leadership Award, Charles County Public Schools, 1998. Outstanding Director, Waldorf Jaycee Foundation, 1999. Married; two children; three grandchildren.
July 1, 2009
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