Member, Task Force on Renewable Alternative Fuels, 2007; Advisory Committee on the Management and Protection of the State's Water Resources (2005), 2007-08.
Supervisor, Worcester County Soil Conservation District, 1972-77. Member, State Committee Maryland Agriculture Stabilization Committee, 1976-80 (presidential appointment). Member, Board of Education, Worcester County, 1983-93 (president, 1992-93; vice-president, 1990-92). Chair, Maryland Farm Service Committee, 1993-2000 (presidential appointment). Chair, Board of Review, Department of Agriculture, 1993-2007 (member, 1987-93). Member, Agricultural Stewardship Commission, 2005-06. Member, Farmland Preservation Committee, Worcester County.
Born in Worcester County, Maryland, April 30, 1934. Grain farmer. Charter member, Snow Hill Grain, Inc., 1966-. Founder, agricultural trucking company, 1980-. Manager, Dividing Creek Public Drainage Association, 1973-. Board of Directors, American Corn Growers Association, 2003-. President, National Association of Farmer-Elected Committees, 2005-06 (1st vice-president, 2003-04). Maryland Public Policy Conflict Resolution Fellow, Center for Dispute Resolution, University of Maryland School of Law, 2008. Advisory Council, Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology. Member, Worcester County Farm Bureau. President, Snow Hill Grain Co-op. Past president, Snow Hill Lions Club. Married; two children, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren.
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