Legislative assistant to Senate Minority Leader, 1972-74. Member, House of Delegates, 1975-87. Member, Appropriations Committee, 1975-87. Minority Whip, 1978-83. Member, Legislative Policy Committee, 1979-87; Joint Budget and Audit Committee, 1979-87; Savings and Loan Oversight Committee, 1986. Minority Leader, 1983-87. Member, Maryland Transportation Authority, 1987-90. Chair, Governor's Commission on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 1989-90. County Executive, Anne Arundel County, 1990-94. Board of Trustees, Chesapeake Bay Trust, 1991-93. Chair, Baltimore Metropolitan Council, 1992-93. Member, Task Force to Study Retail Electric Competition and the Restructuring of the Electric Utility Industry, 1997-98; Task Force to Study the Governance, Coordination, and Funding of the University System of Maryland, 1998-99; Task Force to Study Increasing the Availability of Substance Abuse Programs, 1998-; Commission on Transportation Investment, 1999; Strategic Committee on the State Plan for Higher Education, 1999-; Task Force on Regulatory Reform, 1999-2001; Judith P. Hoyer Blue Ribbon Commission on the Financing of Early Child Care and Education, 2000-; Commission on Education Finance, Equity, and Excellence, 2000-; Transit Policy Panel, 2000. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, June 26, 1948. Attended Anne Arundel County public schools; U.S. Naval Academy Preparatory School, 1967. Served in U.S. Navy, 1967-68. U.S. Military Academy, 1968-69; Anne Arundel Community College, A.A., 1971; University of Maryland, B.A., 1972; University of Baltimore School of Law. General manager, Davidsonville Supply Company, 1969-82. Commercial Loan Officer, Annapolis Banking and Trust Company, 1982-86. Vice-President for External Affairs, The Johns Hopkins Health System, 1987-90. Owner of Robert R. Neall and Associates, management consulting firm, 1994-. Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 1984, 1992. Board of Trustees, Maryland Historical Society, 1991-93. Board of Directors, Maryland Association of Counties, 1990-94. Christian Citizen of the Year Award, United Christian Citizens, 1975. Charles Carroll Award, Maryland Republican Party, 1984. Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Maryland, 1987. Married; four children.
April 1, 2001
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