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James Robey's Biography
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James N. Robey
Married; 2 Children
Attended, National Academy, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Attended, Senior Management Institute for Police and Leadership, Police Executive Research Forum, Howard County
BA, Criminal Justice, University of Maryland
MA, Administration and Management, Hood College
Marjority Leader, Maryland State Senate, 2013-2014
Senator, Maryland State Senate, District 13, 2007-2014
Assistant Deputy Majority Leader, Maryland State Senate, 2008-2012
Deputy Majority Whip, Maryland State Senate, 2007
County Executive, Howard County, 1998-2006
Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000
Member, Commission to Study the Feasibility of Establishing a Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial, 2009-present
Member, Commission for the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies, 2003-present
Baltimore Regional Transportation Board
Member, Financial Services and Interstate Commerce Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, Communications, 2007-present
Member, Health Care Reform Coordinating Council (Health Care Delivery Reform Subcommittee), 2011-present
Chair, Standing Committee on Reapportionment and Redistricting, Maryland State Senate, 2011-2012
Member, Howard County School Board Study Commission, 2011
Member, Public Safety, Transportation and Environment Subcommittee, Maryland State Senate, 2008-2011
Vice Chair, Pensions Subcommittee, Maryland State Senate, 2008-2010
Member, Blue Ribbon Commission to Study Retiree Health-Care Funding Options, 2007-2009
Member, Maryland Commission on Capital Punishment, 2008
Member, Board of Directors, Baltimore Metropolitan Council, 1998-2006
Member, Public Safety Communications Interoperability Governance Work Group, 2003-2006
Chair, Baltimore Metropolitan Council, 2002
Chief of Police, Howard County, 1991-1998
Police Officer, Howard County, 1966-1991
Served, Maryland Air National Guard, 1963-1969
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Board of Directors, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore
Member, Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee, National Association of Counties
Legislative Committee, Maryland Association of Counties
Member, Board of Visitors, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical System, 1998-2006
President, Maryland Association of Counties, 2006
Member, Board of Directors, Maryland Association of Counties, 2002
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