[photo, Peter F. Murphy, Board of County Commissioners, Charles County, Maryland] PETER F. MURPHY
President, Board of County Commissioners (Democrat), 2014-18

President, Board of County Commissioners, Charles County, December 1, 2014 to December 3, 2018.

Member, Climate Change Commission, 2014-16; National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 2018.

Member of House of Delegates, January 10, 2007 to November 30, 2014. Resigned November 30, 2014. Member, Health and Government Operations Committee, 2011-14 (health facilities & occupations subcommittee, 2011-14; insurance subcommittee, 2011-14); Rural Health-Care Work Group, 2011-14. Member, Ways and Means Committee, 2007-10 (education subcommittee, 2007-08; transportation subcommittee, 2007-08; finance resources subcommittee, 2009-10; revenues subcommittee, 2009-10); Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing, 2011-14. House Chair, Charles County Delegation, 2011-12.

Member, Commission to Study Southern Maryland Transportation Needs, 2007-08; Commission on Civic Literacy, 2007-12; Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, 2007-18 (executive board, 2007-09); Early Childhood Development Advisory Council, 2008-14.

Director, Mediation Services, Circuit Court, Prince George's County, 2001-02. Past Chair, Foster Care Review Board, Charles County; Council on Aging, Charles County. Past Vice-Chair, Planning Commission, Charles County. Past member, Board of Directors, Mental Health Authority, Charles County. Member, Citizens Advisory Committee for Charles County Comprehensive Plan; Charles County AIDS Task Force.

Southern Maryland Field Representative for U.S. Senator Paul S. Sarbanes of Maryland, 2003-06.

Born in Washington, D.C., July 15, 1949. Attended The American University, B.S. (distributed sciences), 1971, M.S. (biology), 1978; George Washington University, Ed.S. (counseling), 1982. Microbiologist, National Institutes of Health, 1971-74. Teacher (science & math), General Smallwood Middle School, Indian Head, Maryland, 1975-78. Psychometrist and Counselor, 1981-84, and Director, Educational/Vocational Testing and Counseling Services, 1984-86, University Counseling Center, George Washington University. Director, Murphy & Milano, Inc., consulting firm specializing in training & organizational development, 1986-91. Private mediation practice, Charles County, 1991-2001. Founding member, Conservancy for Charles County (past board member). Member, Southern Maryland Leadership Committee, Reality Check Plus. Board of Directors, Senior Services of Charles County, Inc. Founder, Foster Children's Support Fund. Member, Mattawoman Creek Citizens Advisory Committee; Charles County Chamber of Commerce; Waldorf Rotary Club. Foster parent. Divorced; two daughters, four grandchildren.

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