Member of Senate, December 1986 to June 30, 2002, representing District 6 (Baltimore & Harford Counties). Resigned June 30, 2002. Member, Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee (formerly Economic and Environmental Affairs Committee), 1986-2002 (environment subcommittee; chair, education subcommittee, 1995-2002; chair, ad hoc subcommittee on ethics & election laws, 1997-2001). Member, Joint Work Group on Community College Financing, 1994-95; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 1994-2000. Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 1995-2002. Member, Special Study Commission on the Maryland Public Ethics Law, 1998; Joint Committee on the Port of Baltimore, 2000-02; Senate Committee on Redistricting, 2001-02. Co-Chair, Special Committee on Gaming, 2001-02. Chair, Baltimore County Delegation, 1995-2002.
Member, House of Delegates, representing District 7 (Baltimore County), 1978-86. Member, Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee, 1978-86.
Member, Baltimore County Board of Education, 2011-.
Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, July 24, 1940. University of Scranton, B.S., 1962; The Johns Hopkins University, M.L.A., 1966; Essex Community College; Loyola College. Educator. Member, Essex Development Corporation; Essex-Middle River Chamber of Commerce; Bird River Democratic and Civic Club; Riverside Democratic Club; Middle River Democratic and Civic Club; Bengies-Chase Democratic Club; 15th District Democratic Club; Deep Creek Democratic Club and Civic Association; Knights of Columbus Council 2452. Outstanding Contributions to Education Award, Teachers Association of Baltimore County, 1975; Man of the Year, Essex Community College, 1985; Elected Official of the Year, Young Democrats, 1986; Legislator of the Year, Maryland Psychological Association, 1988; Walter G. Wells Award for Outstanding Contributions to Preserving the Environment, Potomac Chapter, Sierra Club, 1988. Legislator Recognition Award, Maryland Association of Counties, 1994. Member, St. Clare's Parish Council (past president), Essex, Maryland; Holy Name Society.
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