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Roy P. Dyson
Great Mills, MD
Attended, Montgomery Junior College
Attended, University of Baltimore
Attended, University of Maryland
University of Maryland, 1988
Candidate, Maryland State Senate, District 29, 2014
Senator, Maryland State Senate, District 29, 1994-2014
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1981-1991
Delegate, Maryland State House of Delegates, 1975-1981
Presidential Elector 1st Congressional District, Electoral College, 1976
Member, Commission to Develop the Maryland Model for Funding Higher Education, 2006-present
Member, Taxpayers Protection Caucus, 2003-present
Member, State Water Quality Advisory Committee, 1997-present
Member, Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, 1995-present
Member, Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, Southern Legislative Conference, 2008-present
Member, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2001-present
Member, Maryland Rural Caucus, 2002-present
Member, Redistricting and Elections Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2005-present
Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Base Realignment and Closure, Maryland State Senate, 2008-2011
Chair, Base Realignment and Closure Subcommittee, Maryland State Senate, 2007-2010
Vice Chair, Health Subcommittee, Maryland State Senate, 2007-2010
Member, Special Committee on Renewables and Clean Energy, Maryland State Senate, 2008-2010
Member, Commission to Develop the Maryland Model for Funding Higher Education, 2006-2009
Member, Joint Committee on Fair Practices, Maryland State Senate, 2006-2009
Member, Advisory Committee on the Management and Protection of the States Water Resources, 2005-2008
Member, Commission to Study Southern Maryland Transportation Needs, 2006-2008
Member, Health Subcommittee, Maryland State Senate, 2003-2007
Co-Chair, Incentives for Agriculture Task Force, 2006-2007
Member, Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, Maryland State Senate, 2003-2007
Member, Agricultural Stewardship Commission, 2005-2006
Member, Alcoholic Beverages Subcommittee, Maryland State Senate, 2003-2006
Member, Task Force to Study the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, 2002-2005
Chair, Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Subcommittee, Maryland State Senate, 2003-2004
Member, Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Subcommittee, Maryland State Senate, 1999-2004
Member, Task Force to Study the Economic Development of the Maryland Seafood and Aquaculture Industries, 2003-2004
Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Chesapeake Bay Critical Areas, Maryland State Senate, 1995-2003
Member, Education Subcommittee, Maryland State Senate, 1995-2002
Member, Patuxent River Oil Spill Citizens Advisory Committee, 2000-2002
Member, Task Force to Study the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, 2000-2001
Member, Task Force to Study the Preservation and Enhancement of Maryland's Heritage Resources, 1999-2001
Member, Special Commission on State Parks, 1999-2000
Member, Committee on Building Public Trust and Confidence in the Justice System, 1998-1999
Member, Task Force to Study the History and Legacy of Slavery in Maryland, 1999
Member, Solid Waste Management Task Force, 1998
Member Task Force on Affiliation between Historic Saint Mary's City Commission and Saint Mary's College of Maryland, 1996
Member, Mary's City Commission and St. Mary's College of Maryland, 1996
Member, Armed Services Committee, United States House of Representatives, 1981-1991
Member, Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, United States House of Representatives, 1981-1991
Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1988
Member, Environmental Matters Committee, Maryland State House of Delegates, 1975-1981
Delegate, Democratic National Conference, 1978
Research Director, Michigan Congressman William D. Ford
Former Assistant Director, Operations, Democratic National Committee
Special Assistant, Subcommittee on Agricultural Labor, United States House of Representatives
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Board of Trustees, Maryland Environmental Trust, 2001-present
Member, Elks Club
Member, Fraternal Order of the Police
Member, Holy Face Church
Member, Knights of Columbus
Member, Maryland Farm Bureau
Member, Moose Lodge
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