Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

A. Wade Kach
MSA SC 3520-12250


Born in Baltimore, Maryland, July 19, 1947.  Attended Baltimore City public schools; Towson State College; Western Maryland College, B.A., 1970.  Married.

General Assembly:
Member of House of Delegates, last representing District 5B (Baltimore County), January 8, 1975 to November 30, 2014. Resigned November 30, 2014. Republican. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 1975-78; Ways and Means Committee, 1979-86; Economic Matters Committee, 1987-2003 (real property subcommittee, 1995-98; unemployment insurance subcommittee, 1995-98; real estate & housing subcommittee, 1999-2003; health insurance subcommittee, 1999-2003; banking, economic development, science & technology subcommittee, 2003; property & casualty insurance subcommittee, 2003); Joint Committee on State Economic Development Initiatives, 1995-96; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 1995-2003; House Facilities Committee, 1995-2005; Special Joint Committee on Competitive Taxation and Economic Development, 1996-97; Joint Audit Committee, 1999-14; Special Committee on Higher Education Affordability and Accessibility, 2003-04; Health and Government Operations Committee, 2003-14 (government operations subcommittee, 2003-04; health facilities, equipment & products subcommittee, 2003-04; health insurance subcommittee, 2003-04; health occupations subcommittee, 2004-05; insurance subcommittee, 2004-14; health facilities & occupations subcommittee, 2005-14); Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 2003-14; Medical Malpractice Insurance Work Group, 2004; Joint Legislative Task Force on Small-Group Market Health Insurance, 2005-07; Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 2007; Protocol Committee, 2007-14; Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 2008-14; Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing, 2011-14; Joint Committee on Transparency and Open Government, 2011-14; Work Group to Review Disclosure Requirements of the Public Ethics Law, 2012-13; Regional Revitalization Work Group, 2013-14; Joint Oversight Committee on the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, 2014. Vice-Chair, Baltimore County Delegation, 2002-14. Member, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2001-14; Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, 2003-14; Taxpayers Protection Caucus, 2003-14; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-14.

Private Career and Other Public Service:
Member, County Council, Baltimore County, representing Councilmanic District 3, December 1, 2014-present. Presidential Elector, Maryland, 1972. Member, Governor's Commission on Emotionally Disabled Children and Adolescents, 1981-83; Child Support Enforcement Advisory Council, 1983-86; Task Force to Examine the Applicability of Manufacturing Laws to High-Technology Businesses, 1997; Task Force on Regulatory Reform, 1999-2001. Member, Task Force on the Membership and Operation of the Baltimore County Board of Education, 2011; Local and Regional Transportation Funding Task Force, 2013.

Former mathematics teacher and auditor for Baltimore County Public Schools. Chair, Maryland Federation of College Republicans, 1970. Member, Republican State Central Committee, Baltimore City, 1970-73. Elected Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 1988, 2000. Member, Timonium Optimists; North Baltimore County Republican and Civic Organization; Ashland Community Organization. Past member, Teachers Association of Baltimore County; Maryland State Teachers Association; National Education Association. Past member, Parents Anonymous of Maryland; Reisterstown-Owings Mills-Glyndon Coordinating Council; Reisterstown-Owings Mills-Glyndon Chamber of Commerce. Received honors from New Home Buyers Protection Group; Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Maryland Coalition Against Crime; Teachers Association of Baltimore County; Maryland Association of Ophthalmic Dispensers. Award, Maryland Society of Accountants, 1999. Casper R. Taylor, Jr., Founder's Award, House of Delegates, 2006.

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