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[photo, Richard A. Sossi, State Delegate] RICHARD A. SOSSI
Republican, District 36, Caroline, Cecil, Kent & Queen Anne's Counties



Member of House of Delegates since January 8, 2003. Deputy Minority Whip, 2007-. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 2003- (local government & bi-county agencies subcommittee, 2003-05; housing & real property subcommittee, 2003-05, 2007-; natural resources subcommittee, 2003-; affordable housing work group, 2004; housing for individuals with disabilities work group, 2004; natural resources & ethics subcommittee, 2005; land use & ethics subcommittee, 2006; agriculture, agriculture preservation & open space subcommittee, 2006-; ground rent work group, 2007; co-chair, abatement of drug-related nuisances work group, 2004); Protocol Committee, 2008-. Chair, Queen Anne's County Delegation, 2003-. Chair, Caroline County Delegation, 2007-. Member, Maryland Rural Caucus, 2003-; Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2003-; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-.

Member, Bainbridge Development Advisory Board, 2003-; Task Force on Traffic Capacity Across the Chesapeake Bay, 2005-06; Task Force to Study Visual Smoke and Evacuation Alarms for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 2005-06; J. DeWeese Carter Center Advisory Board, 2005-; Task Force to Study the Boating Industry in Maryland, 2007-08.

Born in New York, New York, July 23, 1943. University of Colorado, B.A. (asian studies), 1965. Served in U.S. Navy, 1965-70 (Vietnam tour, 1966-67; deputy branch chief, National Security Agency, 1968-70). Graduate, Defense Language Institute (chinese), 1968; Officers' Cryptologic Course, National Security Agency; 1969. Self-employed businessman, The Ship and Soldier Shop, 1977-2002. Member, Queen Anne's County Republican Central Committee, 1990-98 (former chair). Alternate delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 1992, 1996, 2000. Member, American Legion Post 278; Elks; Moose; Vietnam Veterans of America; Coastal Conservation of America; Cecil County Chamber of Commerce; Queen Anne's County Chamber of Commerce; Rotary International. Volunteer, Christmas in April, Queen Anne's County; Character Counts Coaching; Kent Island Food Drive. Volunteer cook, Kent Family Center. Married; one daughter, one grandson.

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