Member, State Lottery Commission, 1991-99. Member, Anne Arundel County Council, 1994-98. Member, Task Force to Ensure Utility Services, 1999-2000; Council on Management and Productivity, 1999-2003; Task Force on Gasoline Zone-Pricing in Maryland, 2000-01; Task Force to Evaluate the Development and Construction of a Magnetic Levitation (MAGLEV) Transportation System in Maryland Between Baltimore and the District of Columbia, 2002-03; Drug Treatment Court Commission, 2003-06; Task Force on Parking for Individuals with Disabilities, 2004; Task Force on the Exemption of Law Enforcement Officers' Pensions from Taxation, 2004-05; Task Force on Missing Vulnerable Adults, 2004-05; Task Force on Lending Equity within Financial Institutions Providing State Depository Services, 2005; Transit Funding Study Steering Committee, 2006-07; Capital Debt Affordability Committee, 2007-; Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee, 2008-; State Center Executive Committee, 2009-.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, September 24, 1949. Graduated Glen Burnie High School. Attended Anne Arundel Community College. Served in U.S. Army Reserve, 1968-74. Vice-President, DeGrange Lumber Co., Inc., 1968-. President, DeGrange Enterprises, Inc., 1996-2000. Board of Directors, Glen Burnie Mutual Savings Bank, 1984- (secretary-treasurer, 1990-95; president, 1995-). Member, Glen Burnie Improvement Association, 1970- (board of directors, 1985-89); Rotary Club of Glen Burnie, 1984- (board of directors, 1987-89; president, 1992-93). President, Take Back Our Streets, Inc., 1995- (member, 1992-). Board of Directors, Baltimore-Washington Medical Center Foundation (formerly North Arundel Hospital Foundation Board), 1993-. Member, Advisory Board, Salvation Army, 1995-98; Anne Arundel Community College Foundation, 1996-2000. Youth baseball coach, Glen Burnie Boys Baseball and Harundale Youth Sports League, 1976-89. Member, Holy Trinity Church. Outstanding Employer Partner, Maryland Chamber of Commerce, 2005. Outstanding Legislator of the Year, Maryland Business for Responsive Government, 2008, 2009. Distinguished Legislator Award, Maryland Municipal League, 2009. Married; three children; six grandchildren.
August 9, 2011
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