[photo, Don H. Dwyer, Jr., State Delegate] DON H. DWYER, JR.
Republican, District 31, Anne Arundel County

Member of House of Delegates, January 8, 2003 to January 14, 2015. Member, Judiciary Committee, 2003-12 (criminal justice subcommittee, 2003-06; juvenile law subcommittee, 2007-12); Ways and Means Committee, 2013 (transportation subcommittee, 2013). Deputy Minority Whip, 2005-12. Vice-Chair, Anne Arundel County Delegation, 2011 (capital budget subcommittee, 2003-; environment subcommittee, 2005). Member, Taxpayers Protection Caucus, 2003-15; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-15. Member, American Legislative Exchange Council, 2003-15 (criminal justice task force, 2003-15; homeland security task force, 2003-15). National Conference of State Legislatures (redistricting & elections committee, 2005-15).

Member, High Technology Council, Anne Arundel County, 1991-92; Advisory Board, Maryland Small Business Development Center Network, 1992-94.

Born in Annapolis, Maryland, February 11, 1958. Graduated from Glen Burnie High School, 1976. Junior manufacturing engineer, Fairchild Republic Aircraft, 1977-81. Contract aerospace engineer, 1981-83, 1998-2000. Owner and operator, American Screen and Poster, Inc., 1983-95. Business consultant, 1996-97. Director, American College for Cultural Studies, 1998-2000. Executive Director, Institute on the Constitution, 2005- (director, 2001-04). Board of Directors, Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, 1990-92; Rockbridge Academy, 1999-2003. Legislator of the Year, Gun Owners of America, 2006. Married; three children.
On May 14, 2013, Mr. Dwyer was convicted in Anne Arundel County District Court for boating under the influence. The conviction was appealed. On October 25, 2013, Mr. Dwyer was convicted in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court for driving while impaired. On that same day, he was sentenced to 30 days in jail for driving while impaired, and 30 days in jail for boating under the influence. The sentence started on November 8, 2013 and was served on weekends at the Ordinance Road Correctional Center in Annapolis, and continued there until mid-March, 2014. Additionally, Mr. Dwyer was sentenced to three years of probation. Due to a violation of probation, Mr. Dwyer was sentenced on September 30, 2015, to six months in jail.

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