Member, House of Delegates, 1979-85. Member, Appropriations Committee, 1979-85 (education & human resources subcommittee; law enforcement & transportation subcommittee); Joint Committee on Juvenile Justice. Vice-Chair, Anne Arundel County Delegation, 1982, 1985. Past chair, Transportation Advisory Commission, Anne Arundel County; School Board Selection Process, Anne Arundel County. Member, Commission to Save the Lighthouses, 1991-96; Criminal Justice Information Advisory Board, 1991-; Governor's Advisory Board for Justice Administration, 1993-95; Governor's Commission on Enhancing Public Services through Improved Interagency Cooperation, 1994; Governor's Commission on Gun Violence, 1995; Commission on Juvenile Justice Jurisdiction, 1998-; Task Force on Public Access to Court Records, 2001-. Born in Fairmont, West Virginia, May 28, 1947. Attended Fairmont Senior High School; Fairmont State College, B.S. (business administration), 1969; Coppin State College, M.Ed., 1974. Insurance agent, State Farm. Legislator of the Year, State's Attorneys' Association, 1986. Legislator of the Year, State Fraternal Order of Police, 1993. Senator of the Year, State's Attorneys' Association, 1994. Married; two children.
April 1, 2001
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