Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Darren M. Swain
MSA SC 3520-2790


Born in Windsor, North Carolina, May 6, 1970.  Attended Bowie State University, B.S., political science, (President, Student Government Association, 1991-92), 1993; M.A., administrative management, 1995.

General Assembly:
Member of House of Delegates, District 24, Prince George's County, January 13, 1999 to January 8, 2003, and January 28, 2013-January 14, 2015. Democrat. Member, Judiciary Committee, 2013-15 (juvenile law subcommittee, 2013-15). Member, Commerce and Government Matters Committee, 1999-2003 (motor vehicles subcommittee, 1999-2003). Former 2nd Vice-Chair, Prince George's County Delegation (member, bi-county committee). Member, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus, 1999-2003, 2013-15 (historian, 2000-03; chair, legislative committee, 2000; vice-chair, legislative review committee, 2001-03; member, civil rights committee, 2000-03, economic development committee, 2000-03, drug treatment committee, 2001-03, historically black colleges & universities committee, 2001-03).

Private Career and Other Public Service:
Member, Task Force to Study the Comprehensive Licensing of Automotive-Related Industries, 1999.

Assistant Vice-President for Alumni Relations, Bowie State University, 2008-. Business analyst, Minority Business Opportunities Commission, Prince George's County, 1998-. Community Affairs Liaison, Prince George's County, 1994. Board member, Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), Prince George's County, 1996; Landover Educational and Recreational Non-Profit (LEARN) Foundation, 1996-.

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