[photo, Michael A. McDermott, State Delegate] MICHAEL A. McDERMOTT
Republican, District 38B, Wicomico & Worcester Counties

Member of House of Delegates, January 12, 2011 to January 14, 2015. Member, Judiciary Committee, 2011-15 (criminal justice subcommittee, 2011-15). House Chair, Worcester County Delegation, 2011-15.

Mayor of Pocomoke City, 2005-11. Commander, Criminal Investigation Division, Worcester County Sheriff's Office, 1988-. Chief of Police, Snow Hill, Maryland, 2001-05. Member, Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, 2011-15; Local [Video Lottery] Development Council, Worcester County, 2010-14.

Born in Hawthorne, California, November 22, 1961. Served in U.S. Army Reserve, 1980-86. Wake Technical College, A.A. (criminal justice), 1981. Graduate, North Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, with honors, 1982. Police Patrol Sergeant, Town of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, 1981-86. Chief of Police, Holly Springs, North Carolina, 1986-87. Police Patrol Sergeant, Apex, North Carolina, 1986-87. Manager, family poultry farm, 1987-88. President, Advisory Board for Bureau of Investigation, Worcester County, 2003-04. President, Lower Eastern Shore Mayors' Association, 2007-08 (chair, scholarship advisory committee, 2002-03). Member, Advisory Board, Worcester County Child Advocacy Center; Shamir Hudson Child Fatality Review Board. Member, Boy Scouts of America; Lions Club International, Pocomoke City, 2005- (past vice-president); National Rifle Association; Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Pocomoke City Chamber of Commerce; Worcester County Republican Club; Maryland Municipal League. Former member, American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers. Instructor, Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy, 1988-. Coach, Pocomoke City Little League, 1995-2000. Assistant baseball coach, Pocomoke High School, 2004-05. Single Gold Star Award, Worcester County Sheriff's Office, 1998, 2001, 2008. Outstanding Leadership Award, Worcester County Bureau of Investigation, 2000. Adult Sunday School Teacher, Glad Tidings Church, Pocomoke City, Maryland. Married; two children.

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