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Robert 'Rob' J. Garagiola
Wife: Cindy; 3 Children: Jonathan, Alyssa, Erica
JD, George Washington University, 2001
BA, Political Science, Rutgers University, 1994
Senator, Maryland State Senate, 2002-2013
Majority Leader, Maryland State Senate, 2011-2013
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 6, 2012
Deputy Majority Leader, Maryland State Senate, 2007-2011
Member, Transit Task Force, Montgomery County, 2011-present
Member, Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding, 2010-present
Member, Health Committee, Eastern Regional Conference, 2010-present
Member, Council of State Governments, Southern Legislative Conference, 2003-present
Member, Advisory Council to the Children's Cabinet, 2007-present
Member, Health Care Delivery Reform Subcommittee, Maryland Health Care Reform Coordinating Council, 2011-present
Member, Health Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2007-present
Alternate Member, Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2003-present
Member, Maryland Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council, 2011-present
Member, Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, Maryland State Senate, 2012-2013
Chair, Democratic Caucus, 2007-2011
Member, Joint Legislative Work Group to Study State, County, and Municipal Fiscal Relations, Maryland State Senate, 2009-2010
Member, Joint Technology Oversight Committee, Maryland State Senate, 2008-2009
Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, Maryland State Senate, 2005-2008
Member, Task Force on Health Care Access and Reimbursement, 2007-2008
Member, Law and Criminal Justice Committee, Southern Legislative Conference, 2003-2007
Senate Co-Chair, Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2004-2007
Member, Task Force on Renewable Alternative Fuels, 2007
Member, Task Force to Study State Assistance to Veterans, 2006-2007
Member, Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive & Legislative Review, Maryland State Senate, 2003-2006
Member, Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, Maryland State Senate, 2003-2006
Member, Joint Committee on Welfare Reform, Maryland State Senate, 2003-2006
Member, Judicial Proceedings Committee, Maryland State Senate, 2003-2006
Member, Law and Criminal Justice Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2003-2006
Member, Senate Special Commission on Medical Malpractice Liability Insurance, 2004
Attorney, Greenberg Traurig, Limited Liability Company, 1998-present
Attorney, Stein, Sperling, Bennett, DeJong, Driscoll & Greenfeig, Private Corporation
Sergeant, United States Army Reserves, 1995-2001
Senior Congressional Aide, United States House of Representatives, 1994-1998
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Governmental Service, University of Maryland, College Park, 2004-present
Member, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2003-present
Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 2001-present
Member, Montgomery County Bar Association, 2001-present
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Council of State Governments
Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
Member, Advisory Council for Children, 2005-2007
Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Governmental Service and Research, University of Maryland, College Park, 2004-2005
Member, Board of Directors, Clean Energy Partnership, Incorporated, 2004
Member, Board of Trustees, Germantown Alliance, 1999-2001
Vice President/Board of Directors, Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce, 2000-2001
President, Germantown Democratic Club, 1999-2001
Vice President, Germantown Citizens Association, 1998-2000
Co-Chair, Germantown Harvest Parade Committee, 2000
Vice President of Economic Development, Gaithersburg Chamber of Commerce, 1999
Vice President Economic Development, Germantown Chamber of Commerce, 1999
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