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ROY P. DYSON, Democrat, District 29, Calvert & St. Mary's Counties.

Member of Senate since 1995. Member, Economic and Environmental Affairs Committee, 1995- (education subcommittee). Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Chesapeake Bay Critical Areas, 1995-. Chair, Southern Maryland Delegation, 1997-.

Member, House of Delegates, 1975-81. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 1975-81.

Legislative assistant and research director for Congressman William D. Ford of Michigan. Special assistant, Subcommittee on Agricultural Labor, U.S. House of Representatives. Presidential elector, Electoral College, from 1st Congressional District, 1976. Member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1981-91 (elected 1st president of 1981 Freshman Democrats Class); Armed Services Committee; Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee. Member, Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, 1995-; State Water Quality Advisory Committee, 1997-; Solid Waste Management Task Force, 1998-.

Born in Great Mills, Maryland, November 15, 1948. Attended University of Baltimore; Montgomery Junior College; University of Maryland. Former assistant director of Operations, Democratic National Committee. Delegate to 1978 Democratic National Conference. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Moose Lodge; Fraternal Order of the Police; Maryland Farm Bureau. Outstanding Young Man of the Year, 1977.

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