Member of House of Delegates, December 1982, and January 13, 1999 to January 10, 2007. Member, Judiciary Committee, 1999-2003 (gaming law & enforcement subcommittee, 1999-2003); Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 1999-2007; Ways and Means Committee, 2003-07 (education subcommittee, 2003-04; tax & revenue subcommittee, 2004-07). Deputy Minority Whip, 2002. Member, Special Committee on Higher Education Affordability and Accessibility, 2003-04; House Facilities Committee, 2005-07. Vice-Chair, Anne Arundel County Delegation, 2003-07 (legislative network & united black caucus, 2005; chair, federal issues subcommittee, 2005). Member, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2001-07; Taxpayers Protection Caucus, 2003-07. House Secretary, Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2004-07.
Member, Maryland Correctional Enterprises Management Council, 2009-11.
Born in Annapolis, Maryland, July 30, 1947. Anne Arundel Community College, A.A. (political science), 1978; University of Maryland, B.S. (business management), 1981. Captain (retired), U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, 1967-1970 (served in Vietnam, 1969), 1981-1993. Assistant Branch Manager, First National Bank, 1979-82. Branch Manager, Farmers National Bank, 1982-84. Vice-President for Public Relations, Odenton Federal Savings and Loan, 1984-87. Director of Business Development, Severn Savings Bank of Annapolis, 1987-90. President, Community Image Consultants, Inc., 1987-2000. President, Heritage International Beverages, Ltd., 1993-95. Instructor (political science), Anne Arundel Community College, 1995-2011. Executive Director, Annapolis Regional Transportation Management Association, 2000-08. Executive Director, Maryland Classified Employees Association, 2008-11. Board of Directors, Arundel Volunteer Fire Department, 1976-78. President, Odenton Chamber of Commerce, 1978-79. Youth Employment Advisory Board, Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), Anne Arundel County, 1980-81. Board of Directors, Martin Spalding High School, 1987-92; Fairfield Nursing Home, 1989-94. Member, American Legion; Military Order of World Wars; Marine Corps Reserve Officer Association. Past member, Odenton Kiwanis; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Civitan Club of Annapolis. Officer, Parish Council, Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church, Millersville, 1974-76. Married; two children. Died in Crownsville, Maryland, June 30, 2011.
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