Chair, Task Force on the Maryland Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program, 2015-16. Member, State Advisory Council on Arthritis and Related Diseases, 2015-16; State Board for Certification of Residential Child-Care Program Professionals, 2016-; Maryland Commission on Suicide Prevention, 2017-18.
Member of House of Delegates (Republican), representing District 42, Baltimore County, January 8, 2003 to January 14, 2015. Member, Appropriations Committee, 2003-04 (health & human resources subcommittee, 2003-04; oversight committee on pensions, 2003-04; public safety & administration subcommittee, 2003). Deputy Minority Whip, 2003. Assistant Minority Whip, 2003-05. Member, Health and Government Operations Committee, 2004-06, 2011-15 (minority health disparities subcommittee, 2005-06, 2011-15; public health subcommittee, 2005; public health & long-term care subcommittee, 2005-06, 2011-15). Chief Deputy Minority Whip, 2005-13. Member, Judiciary Committee, 2007-10 (family law subcommittee, 2007-10). Member, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2003-15; Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, 2003-15; Taxpayers Protection Caucus, 2003-15; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2006-15.
Substitute member, Board of Supervisors of Elections, Baltimore County, 1991-95. Member, Transportation Task Force, 2003; Task Force on Lending Equity within Financial Institutions Providing State Depository Services, 2004-05; Maryland Commission on Capital Punishment, 2008.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, February 4, 1960. Attended Archbishop Curley High School, Baltimore, Maryland; Mount St. Mary's College, B.A., (political science), cum laude, 1982; The Johns Hopkins University, M.A.S. (administrative science), 1992. Vice-President of Marketing, Maryland Credit Union League, 1984-89. Assistant Vice-President, Public Affairs Division, 1989-96, and Assistant Vice-President and Relationship Manager, 1996-99, Allfirst Bank. Development and marketing consultant, Archdiocese of Baltimore, 1999-2003. Consultant, St. Joseph Medical Center, 2007-09. Director of Development, Center for Pregnancy Concerns, 2013-15. Volunteer cook, Christopher Place Employment Academy, 1988-94. Board of Directors, Action for the Homeless (now Center for Poverty Solutions), 1992-96. Fr. O'Neill Council, Knights of Columbus, 1994-. Board of Governors, Rodgers Forge Community Association, 1995-97. Board member, Home School Association, Immaculate Conception School, 1998-2000. President's Council, Mount St. Mary's College, 1998-. Board of Directors, Independent College Fund of Maryland, 1998-2002; Dulaney Valley Improvement Association, 2001-. Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 2004, 2012. Member, North Central Republican Club. Member, Timonium Optimist Club; Towson Elks; German Society of Maryland. Life member, National Political Science Honor Society. Adjunct Professor, Community College of Baltimore County, 2008-11. Thomas Kennedy Award, House of Delegates, 2015. Married; three children.
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