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PETER G. CALLAS, Democrat, District 2B, Washington County. Member, House of
Delegates since 1983. Member, Commerce and Government Matters Committee, 1994.
House Vice-Chair, Joint Committee on Federal Relations; Advisory Commission on Fed-
eral-State-Local Relations. Member, Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee,
1983-92; Environmental Matters Committee, 1992-93. Chair, Washington Co. Delega-
tion. Born in Hagerstown, Maryland, February 15, 1926. Western Maryland College, B.A., 1949,
M.Ed., 1955; Univ. of Stockholm, Sweden, diploma, 1950); Columbia Univ.; George Washington
Univ., Ed.D., 1972. Servedin U.S. Navy, Southwest Pacific, 1944-46; Korean Campaign, 1951-52.
Retired School Administrator, Adjunct Professor, George Washington Univ. Member & president,
Washington Co. elected Board of Education, 1978-82. Education Consultant, Nigeria, 1965-67.
President, Selective Service Bd., 1975. Trustee, Md. Council on Economic Education. Member, Tri-
Comity Council for Western Maryland, Commission to Save the Lighthouses. Past member. Task Force
on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders; Coordinating Council on Alzheimer's Disease and
Related Disorders; Health Systems Agency of Western Md.; Council on Early Childhood Development.
Member, Washington Co. Assoc. for Retarded Citizens; Citizens for Protection of Washington Co.;
Washington Co.-Md. Heritage Committee; BPOE # 378; VFW; American legion; American Vet-
erans; Moose. Married. District office: 35 Day View Dr., Hagerstown 21740; tel. (301) 739-0212.
Annapolis office; 423 Lowe House Office Bldg., 21401-1991; tel. (410) 841-3449.
JAMES W. CAMPBELL, Democrat, District 42, Baltimore City. Member of House of
Delegates since 1979. Member, Ways and Means Committee, 1986 (chair, transporta-
tion subcommittee). Former member, Special House Committee on Drug and Alcohol
Abuse. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, March 14, 1947. Severna Park High School; University
of Baltimore, B.A., 1969; University of Maryland School of Social Work, M.S.W., 1976. Social
worker. Member, State Development Council Task Force, 1980-84; Governor's Task Force on
Food and Nutrition, 1983-85; Task Force to Study the Funding of Special Education, 1985-86;
State Advisory Council on Nutrition, 1985; Local Health Services Funding Review Commit-
tee, 1993. Active in community affairs. Board member, Maryland Food Committee; Fellowship
of Lights; ASSERT. Author of articles in Baltimore Sunpapers on the elderly, community
organizations in Baltimore, and zero base budgeting. District office: 1329 1/2 W- 41st St.,
Baltimore 21211; tel. (410) 366-8160. Annapolis office: 320 Lowe House Office Bldg.,
21401-1991; tel. (410) 841-3297.
JOEL CHASNOFF, Democrat, District 14A, Montgomery County. Member of House
of Delegates since 1975. Vice-Chair, Judiciary Committee. House Chair, Joint Committee
on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 1989-90. House Chair, Joint Com-
mittee on Legislative Ethics, 1987-90. Vice-Chair, Montgomery County Delegation,
1985-86. Member, Southern Legislative Conference, (chair, transportation committee,
1987-89; member, executive committee, 1990). Born in Uncasville, Connecticut, July 18,
1936. University of Connecticut, B.A., 1957; Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1964.
Member, Maryland Bar and District of Columbia Bar. Intelligence officer, U.S. Army Security
Agency, 1958-61. Special Projects Officer, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1961-65. Trial &-
Appellate Attorney, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Dept. of Labor, 1965-68. Chair & member, Board
of Directors, MGHHSI, Inc., 1982-93. Chair & member, Board of Directors, Montgomery
General Hospital, and Friends of Olney Theatre. Past president, Tamarack Triangle Civic
Association, and William Tyler Page PTA. Past board member, Committee for Public Schools,
Montgomery Muscular Dystrophy Association, and National Health Lawyers Association.
Hospital Trustee of the Year, Montgomery Medical Society, 1983. Three children. District
office: P.O. Box 1000, 17904 Georgia Ave., Olney 20830-1000; tel. (301) 924-4200.
Annapolis office: 121 Lowe House Office Bldg., 21401-1991; tel. (301) 858-3052.
MARY A. CONROY, Democrat, District 23, Prince George's County. Member of Sen-
ate, 1982-83. Member, House of Delegates since May 1986. Member, Commerce and
Government Matters Committee, 1993; Rules and Executive Nominations Committee,
1994. Member, Ways and Means Committee, 1986-93 (transportation subcomm.).
Chair, Law Enforcement and State-Appointed Boards Committee, Prince George's Co.
Delegation, 1992 (chair, County Affairs Committee, 1986-88). Born in New York City,
December 25, 1931. Prince George's Community College. Member, Governor's Committee on
Employment of People with Disabilities; Korean War Memorial Commission, 1986-90; Hall of
Records Commission, 1993. Member, Prince George's Co. Board of License Commissioners,
1984-86. Executive Board, United Cerebral Palsy of Prince George's Co. Director, American
Cancer Society. Founding member, Bowie Citizens Assoc. Charter member, Bowie Women's
Club. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1984 (chair, subcommittee on affirm-
ative action for women), 1992. Past State Commander, past State Adjutant, Disabled American
Veterans Auxiliary. Past president, Bowie Chapter, American Assoc. of Retired Persons. Member,
Columbian Ladies Guild; Bowie Business and Professional Women's Club; Bowie Democratic
Club; Greenbelt Democratic Club. Widow; two children. District office: tel. (301) 262-1044.
Annapolis office: 208-C Lowe House Office Bldg., 21401-1991; tel. (301) 858-3098,