Co-Chair, Task Force to Study How to Improve Financial Literacy in the State, 2008-10. Board of Trustees, Maryland Environmental Trust, 2008-19. Member, Financial Literacy Education Advisory Council, 2010-; Task Force on the Membership and Operation of the Baltimore County Board of Education, 2011. Co-Chair, Financial Education and Capability Commission, 2012-. Member, Thermal Renewable Energy Credit Task Force, 2013; Task Force to Ensure Retirement Security for All Marylanders, 2014-15; Aquatic Invasive Species Work Group, 2015; Climate Change Commission, 2015-16; Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, 2015-; Commission on Climate Change, 2016-; Chesapeake Bay Commission, 2018-; Soil Health Advisory Committee, 2019-.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, September 19, 1958. Attended Baltimore County public schools; Milford Mill High School, Windsor Mill, Maryland; Harvard College, B.A. (government), cum laude, 1981; Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, M.P.A. (public affairs), 1985; Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1985 (stone scholar, 1981-82). Attorney, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, Washington, DC, 1985-92. President, Grassroots Recycling, Inc., 1992-98. Co-founder, President, and Executive Director, Civic Works, 1992-. Member, Leadership Class of 1995, Greater Baltimore Committee; Baltimore County Democratic Central Committee, 1996-2002 (vice-chair, 1998-2001; chair, 2001-02). Board of Directors, Hillel of Greater Baltimore, 2000-02; United Way of Central Maryland; Jewish Volunteer Connection; Maryland Chapter, American Jewish Congress. Treasurer, Liberty Road Community Council, 1999-2002 (president, 1996-98). Board of Directors, Maryland Certified Public Managers Advisory Board, 2013-. Vice-President, Sudbrook Park, Inc. Board of Directors, National Association of Service and Conservation Corps; Liberty-Randallstown Coalition; Baltimore Jewish Council. Author, Fire in the Wind (2010). Legislative Leadership Award, Maryland Clean Energy Center, 2013. Casper R. Taylor, Jr. Founder's Award, House of Delegates, 2020. Chair, Social Action Committee, Temple Oheb Shalom, Baltimore, 2000-05. Married; three children.
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