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County Executive, Baltimore County, December 2, 1994 to December 2, 2002. Board of Directors, Baltimore Metropolitan Council, 1994-2002. Board of Visitors, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical System, 1994-2002. Member, Maryland Comprehensive Transit Plan Transit Advisory Panel, 1998-99; Advisory Council for Port Land-Use Development, 1998-2002; Drought Emergency Coordinating Committee, 1999.
Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore County, 1972-80 (former chief, investigative division). Member, County Council, Baltimore County, representing 3rd Councilmanic District, 1986-94 (past chair); Charter Review Commission, Baltimore County, 1990. Member, Governor's Commission on Emergency Medical Services, 1992.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, January 31, 1946. Baltimore City College; University of Maryland, College Park; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1970. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1970. Law clerk to Judge Kenneth C. Proctor, Baltimore County Circuit Court, 3rd Judicial Circuit, 1970-72. Attorney. Partner, Ruppersberger, Clark & Mister, 1980-94. Board of Directors, Maryland Association of Counties (president, 1996). Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Charter member, Board of Directors, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore. Member, U.S. Lacrosse Team, 1967. Outstanding Young Marylander, Cockeysville-Timonium Jaycees, 1979. Certificate of Appreciation, Baltimore County Police Department, 1980. Lacrosse Award, Cockeysville Recreation Council, 1983. Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education, Teachers Association of Baltimore County, 1991. Freddie Distinguished Achievement Award for "Operation Hero Miles," Inside Flyer magazine, 2004. Service Award, United Service Organizations (USO), 2004. Navigator Award, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, 2006. Married; two children.
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