[photo, William A. Bronrott, State Delegate] WILLIAM A. BRONROTT
Democrat, District 16, Montgomery County

Member of House of Delegates January 13, 1999 to April 26, 2010. Resigned April 26, 2010. Member, Commerce and Government Matters Committee, 1999-2003 (ethics & election laws subcommittee, 1999-2003). Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 2003-06 (housing & real property subcommittee, 2003-06; motor vehicles & transportation subcommittee, 2003-06; environment subcommittee, 2004-06; motor vehicle issues work group, 2004; co-chair, highway safety & speed cameras work group, 2004; chair, local government & bi-county agencies subcommittee, 2006, member, 2003-06). Deputy Majority Whip, 2003-10. Member, Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 2003-10; Special Joint Committee on Pensions, 2007; Appropriations Committee, 2007-10 (oversight committee on pensions, 2007-08; transportation & the environment subcommittee, 2007-10; chair, oversight committee on personnel, 2009-10). Chair, House Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 2007-10 (member, 1999-2010). House Vice-Chair, Joint Audit Committee, 2007-10. Member, Joint Committee on Base Realignment and Closure, 2008-10. Chair, Land Use and Transportation Committee, Montgomery County Delegation, 2007-10 (chair, transportation committee, 2003-07, member, 1999-2003; past chair, democratic caucus). Member, Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, 2003-10; Maryland Green Caucus, 2003-10; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-10. Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (transportation committee, 2004-10).

Chair, Blue Ribbon Panel on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety, Montgomery County, 2000-02. Member, Governor's Work Group on Young Drivers, 2005. Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 2005-07. Member, National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board, 2008-. Vice-Chair, Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee, Montgomery County. Board of Advisors, Charles McC. Mathias, Jr., National Study Center on Trauma and Emergency Medical Systems, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Deputy Administrator, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 2010-.

Born in Washington, DC, June 30, 1955. Attended Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring; University of Maryland, College Park, B.A. (communications), 1977, M.A. (political communications), 1980. Press Secretary to U. S. Representative Michael D. Barnes, 8th Congressional District (Maryland), 1979-87. President, Bronrott Communications (public relations & public affairs consulting), 1987-. Mediator, Dispute Resolutions Program, District of Columbia Superior Court, 1988-89. Co-founder and member, Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP), 1983-. Member, East Bethesda Citizens Association; C&O Canal Association; Anacostia Watershed Society. Board of Directors, Maryland Division, American Trauma Society, 1998-. Board of Advisors, Suicide Prevention Education and Awareness for Kids (SPEAK). Member, Arts Committee, Montgomery College (honorary member). Certificate of Appreciation, Montgomery County Students Against Drunk Driving, 1984. David Apter Memorial Award for Public Service, Public Relations Society of America, 1992. Hero Award, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), 1995. Top Citizen Activist Award, Washington Regional Alcohol Program, 1997. Citizen Activism Award, National Commission Against Drunk Driving, 1997. Public Service Award, Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce, 2000. National President's Award, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), 2000. Humanitarian of the Year, National Commission Against Drunk Driving, 2001. Honored for leadership on walkable communities and smart growth initiatives by Maryland Municipal League, and Institute of Transportation Engineers of Maryland-DC Region, 2002. Public Service Award, Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP), 2002. Star of Life Award, Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System, 2002. Maryland Legislator of the Year, Mid-Atlantic Chapter, American Automobile Association (AAA), 2002. Delegate of the Year, Maryland Public Health Association, 2002. Leadership Award, National Campaign to Stop Red-Light Running, 2003. Distinguished Legislator Award, Maryland Impaired Driving Coalition, 2004. Health Care Hero Award, The Daily Record, 2005. Clean Energy Legislative Partner Award, Clean Energy Partnership, 2006. Golden Pedal Award, One Less Car, 2006. Legislative Award, The Arc of Maryland, 2009. Married.

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