E. J. PIPKIN
Republican, District 36, Caroline, Cecil, Kent & Queen Anne's Counties
Member of Senate, January 8, 2003 to August 12, 2013. Resigned August 12, 2013. Member, Finance Committee, 2003-13 (electric universal service program work group, 2003; health subcommittee, 2007-12; transportation subcommittee, 2008-13); Joint Committee on the State's Emergency Medical Response System, 2003-05; Senate Special Commission on Electric Utility Deregulation Implementation, 2005-06; Joint Commission on the Maryland Port Administration, 2005-06; Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 2011. Minority Whip, 2011. Minority Leader, 2011-13. Executive Nominations Committee, 2011-13; Joint Audit Committee, 2003-06, 2011-13; Joint Committee on the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area, 2007-13; Joint Committee on Welfare Reform, 2007-13; Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, 2011-13; Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing, 2011-13; Joint Information Technology and Biotechnology Committee, 2011-13; Legislative Policy Committee, 2011-13; Spending Affordability Committee, 2011-13. Member, Maryland Rural Caucus, 2003-13. Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (environment & natural resources committee, 2003-07; agriculture, environment & energy committee, 2007-08; communications, financial services & interstate commerce committee, 2007-13; agriculture & energy committee, 2008-13; environment committee, 2008-13); Southern Legislative Conference (agriculture & rural development committee, 2008-13).
Member, Task Force to Study Efficiency in Procurement, 2003 (chair, efficiency subcommittee); Task Force on the Marketing of Grain and Other Agricultural Products, 2003-04. Chair, Task Force on Broadband Communications Deployment in Underserved Rural Areas, 2003-06. Member, Bainbridge Development Advisory Board, 2003-13; Mid-Shore Regional Council, 2003-13; Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, 2003-13; Upper Shore Regional Council, 2003-13; Task Force on Traffic Capacity Across the Chesapeake Bay, 2005-06; J. DeWeese Carter Center Advisory Board, 2005-09. Co-Chair, Task Force on the Availability and Affordability of Property Insurance in Coastal Areas, 2007-08. Member, Climate Change Commission, 2007-13.
Born in Dundalk, Maryland, November 1, 1956. Attended Dundalk High School; Salisbury State College; Roanoke College, B.A.; Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia, M.B.A. Founder, Citizens Against Open Bay Dumping, Inc., 1998. Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 2004, 2012. Married; three children.
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