[photo, Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., Maryland State Delegate] MARVIN E. HOLMES, JR.
Democrat, District 23, Prince George's County

Member of House of Delegates since January 8, 2003 (representing Dist. 23B. Jan. 8, 2003 to Jan. 11, 2023; representing Dist. 23 since Jan. 11, 2023). Vice-Chair, Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 2020-. Member, Environment and Transportation Committee, 2015- (natural resources, agriculture & open space subcommittee, 2015-18; land use & ethics subcommittee, 2015-; chair, housing & real property subcommittee, 2015-). Member, Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 2015-. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 2003-15 (local government & bi-county agencies subcommittee, 2003-06, 2011-15; motor vehicles & transportation subcommittee, 2003-06; housing & real property subcommittee, 2003-10; affordable housing work group, 2004; motor vehicle issues work group, 2004; land use & ethics subcommittee, 2006-15; ground rent work group, 2007; co-chair, housing for individuals with disabilities work group, 2004; chair, natural resources subcommittee, 2007-15). Deputy Majority Whip, 2006-10. Member, Joint Legislative Work Group to Study State, County and Municipal Fiscal Relationships, 2009-10. Vice-Chair, House Emergency Medical Services Work Group, 2009-12. Member, Business Climate Work Group, 2013-14. House Chair, Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 2015-17. 2nd Vice-Chair, Prince George's County Delegation, 2003-10 (vice-chair, 2017; law enforcement & state-appointed boards committee, 2008, 2015-16; washington suburban sanitary commission committee, 2008-12; vice-chair, bi-county committee, 2018-, member, 2003-07, 2013-14). Member, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2003- (historian, 2011-12); Maryland Green Caucus, 2003-; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-. Chair, Democratic Party Caucus, 2011-15. Member, Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, 2024-. Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (legislative effectiveness & state government committee, 2005-07; legislative effectiveness committee, 2007-).

Member, Governor's Commission on Housing Policy, 2003-04 (chair, affordable housing subcommittee); Task Force on Business-Owner Compensation in Condemnation Proceedings, 2004-05; Task Force on Minority Participation in the Environmental Community, 2006-07; Task Force to Study Rent Stabilization for the Elderly in Prince George's County, 2007; Task Force to Improve Child Support Compliance in Prince George's County, 2007-08; Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee, 2008. Board of Directors, Economic Development Corporation, Prince George's County, 2008-09. Member, Task Force to Study Locations in Prince George's County Best Suited for Use by State Agencies, 2008-09; State Water Quality Advisory Committee, 2009-16; Task Force to Study the Impact of Adjunct Faculty on Graduation Rates at Historically Black Institutions, 2011-13; Task Force to Study Rates and Charges in the Washington Suburban Sanitary District, 2013-14; Affordable Housing Commission for Prince George's County, 2018-; Oyster Advisory Commission, 2020-21; Work Group on Adaptive Reuse of Vacant Commercial Spaces, 2021; Building Energy Transition Task Force, 2023-.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, November 27, 1948. Attended Max S. Hayes Vocational School, Cleveland, Ohio; Tuskegee University (engineering); Prince George's County Community College (engineering & construction management); University of Maryland University College (business & management). Served in U.S. Coast Guard, 1970-74 (unit commendation award; national defense service medal; presidential honor guard; search & rescue air crewman). Senior project manager (civil engineering), Greenhorne & O'Mara, Inc., 1984-93. President & Chief Executive Officer, The Piner Group, Inc., 1993-. Branch manager, The Tech Group, Inc., 1995-98 (executive director, marketing and planning, 1995-96). W. F. Chesley Real Estate, Inc., 1989-2002. New home sales consultant, U. S. Home Corporation, 1998-2002. New home marketing and sales, Bernie Schultz Realty, 2002-04. Project Manager of Land Planning and Engineering, K. Hovnanian, 2003-. Director, Real Estate Division, Majerle Management, Inc., 2018-. Municipal Super Star, Maryland Municipal League, 2010 (certificate of appreciation, 2008, 2009, 2011). President's Award, Community Development Network of Maryland, 2017. Member, Greater Mt. Nebo African Methodist Episcopal Church, Bowie, Maryland. Married; four daughters.

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