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John Donoghue's Biography
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John P. Donoghue
Married; 4 Children
New York, NY
BA, Political Science, Catholic University of America, 1981
Delegate, Maryland State House of Delegates, District 2C, 1990-2014
Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2008
Chief Deputy Majority Whip, Maryland State House of Delegates, 2003-2007
Deputy Majority Whip, Maryland State House of Delegates, 1995-1999
Council Member, Hagerstown City Council, 1989-1990
Chair, Rural Health-Care Work Group, 2011-present
Member, Maryland Rural Caucus, 2002-present
Member, Health Committee, National Conference of State Legislators
Member, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2001-present
Member, Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-present
Vice-Chair, Western Maryland Delegation, 1995-present
Co-Chair, Task Force to Review Physician Shortages in Rural Areas, 2008-2009
Member, Tri-County Council for Western Maryland, 1991-2008
Member, Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 2007
Member, Task Force on Broadband Communications Deployment in Underserved Rural Areas, 2003-2006
Member, Joint Committee on the State's Emergency Medical Response System, 2003-2005
Member, Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 1993-2002
Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Legislative Redistricting, 2001-2002
Chair, Washington County Delegation, 1995-1998
Member, Special Joint Committee on Competitive Taxation and Economic Development, 1996-1997
Member, Task Force to Study Patient and Provider Appeal and Grievance Mechanisms, 1996
Park Avenue Securities/First Financial Group, 2008-present
Former Staff Assistant, United States Senate
Financial Advisor, Legg Mason, 1995-2006
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Citizens Advisory Board for Western Maryland Center, 1992-present
Member, 4th Degree, Knights of Columbus
Former President, Washington Country Unit, American Cancer Society
Member, Maryland Civil War Heritage Commission, 1992-1996
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