Appointed by Senate President & House Speaker: Robert Agee; Andrew McLean; Richard Novotny; Kevin Simpson; Steve Weber.
Appointed by Senate President: Thomas M. Middleton; J. Lowell Stoltzfus.
Appointed by House Speaker: Barry Glassman; Charles A. McClenahan.
Representing Western Maryland Economic Development Task Force: Gerald P. Duckett
Representing Governor's Task Force on Eastern Shore Economic Development: Edwin G. Richards
Ex officio: Bradley H. Powers, designee of Secretary of Agriculture; Vernon J. Thompson, designee of Secretary of Business & Economic Development; James E. Mallow, designee of Secretary of Natural Resources; James C. Wade, designee of Director, Maryland Cooperative Extension; J. Philip Gottwals, designee of Chair, Forvm for Rural Maryland; William R. Miles, designee of Chair, Maryland Forestry Task Force.
Staff: Leslie G. Frymier; Jody J. Minnich
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Annapolis, MD 21401 - 1991
The Task Force on Resource-Based Industry in Maryland was initiated in July 2000 (Chapter 433, Acts of 2000). The Task Force examined the need for, and feasibility of, establishing a financing development authority to assist Maryland farming, fishing, forestry and mining extraction industries. Assistance would be in the form of loans, financing, training, and technical and business planning services.
April 1, 2001
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