[photo, James W. Campbell, State Delegate] JAMES W. CAMPBELL
Democrat, District 42, Baltimore City & Baltimore County

Member of House of Delegates, January 10, 1979 to January 8, 2003. Member, Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee, 1979-85; Ways and Means Committee, 1986-2003 (chair, transportation subcommittee, 1994-96; chair, education subcommittee, 1997-2003). House Co-Chair, Joint Transportation Financing Committee, 1994. Member, Special Joint Task Force on Transportation, 1995-96; Special Joint Committee on Competitive Taxation and Economic Development, 1996-97; Special Committee on School Enrollment Management, 1996-97. Former member, Special House Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Member, Liaison Work Group, Baltimore City Delegation.

Member, State Development Council Task Force, 1980-84; Governor's Task Force on Food and Nutrition, 1983-85; Task Force to Study the Funding of Special Education, 1985-86; State Advisory Council on Nutrition, 1985-2003; Local Health Services Funding Review Committee, 1993; Task Force on Education Funding Equity, Accountability, and Partnerships, 1997-98; Maryland School Performance Assessment Program Review Panel, 1997-2003; Task Force on School Construction Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship Programs, 1998-99.

Member, Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners, 2004-10; Task Force on the Membership and Operation of the Baltimore County Board of Education, 2011.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, March 14, 1947. Attended Severna Park High School; University of Baltimore, B.A. (psychology), 1969; University of Maryland School of Social Work, M.S.W., 1976. Social worker. Active in community affairs. School and Community Outreach Coordinator, The Johns Hopkins University. Senior Manager, School of Education, The Johns Hopkins University, 2003-17. Maryland State President, AARP, 2018-. Board member, Maryland Food Committee; Fellowship of Lights. Advisory Board, University of Maryland School of Social Work, 2006-07. Past president, Advisory Board, Salvation Army of Central Maryland. Author of articles in Baltimore Sunpapers on the elderly, community organizations in Baltimore, and zero-base budgeting. Legislator Recognition Award, Maryland Association of Counties, 1993. Power 100 List, Daily Record, 2021.

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