Member of Senate, February 2, 2015 to August 1, 2020. Resigned August 1, 2020. Member, Budget and Taxation Committee, 2015-20 (education, business & administration subcommittee, 2015-20; pensions subcommittee, 2015-20); Special Joint Commitee on Pensions, 2015-20; Marijuana Legalization Work Group, 2019-20. Member, Commission on Maryland Retirement Security and Savings, 2015-16; 21st Century School Facilities Commission, 2016-17.
Member, Task Force on the Maryland Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program, 2015-16. Board of Advisors, University System of Maryland Hagerstown, 2015-. Member, Objective Criteria Committee, State Retirement and Pension System, 2018-20.
Member of House of Delegates, representing District 2A, Washington County, March 7, 2008 to February 2, 2015. Resigned February 2, 2015. Member, Ways and Means Committee, 2008-09, 2011-15 (education subcommittee, 2008-09, 2013-15; revenue subcommittee, 2011-15; transportation subcommittee, 2011-12); Environmental Matters Committee, 2009-11 (agriculture, agriculture preservation & open space subcommittee, 2009-11; local government & bi-county agencies subcommittee, 2009-11; motor vehicles & transportation subcommittee, 2009-11); Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds, 2011-15; Tax Credit Evaluation Committee, 2013-15; Appropriations Committee, 2015 (capital budget subcommittee, 2015; education & economic development subcommittee, 2015; oversight committee on pensions, 2015). Deputy Minority Whip, 2011. Assistant Minority Whip, 2012-13. Minority Parliamentarian, 2015. Chair, Washington County Delegation, 2011-20 (vice-chair, 2010-11). Member, Maryland Rural Caucus, 2008-20.
Member, Tri-County Council for Western Maryland, 2008-20; Maryland Advisory Council for Virtual Learning, 2012-15.
Born in Hagerstown, Maryland, March 9, 1962. Attended North Hagerstown High School, Hagerstown, Maryland; Shippensburg University, B.S. (business administration), 1983; College of Financial Planning, Denver, Colorado, certified financial planning designation, 1988. Pricing Analyst, Van Campen Merritt, 1984-85. Financial Advisor, Lincoln Investment Planning, 1985-90. President, Serafini Financial Services, Inc., Hagerstown, 1990-. Chair, Board of Trustees, Grace Academy, Hagerstown, 2005-07 (vice-chair, 2008-). Former member, Board of Trustees, Maryland/Southern Delaware Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. District Chair, Christian Business Men's Committee. Finance Campaign Chair for John F. Barr, President, Board of County Commissioners, Washington County, 2006. Soccer coach, Grace Academy. Legislative Recognition Award, Maryland Association of Counties, 2011. Moderator, Maranatha Grace Brethren Church, Hagerstown, Maryland. Married; four children.
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