[photo, State Senator Roy P. Dyson] ROY P. DYSON, Democrat, District 29, Calvert & St. Mary's Counties.

Member of Senate since 1995. Member, Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, 1995- (education subcommittee, 1995-; licensing & regulatory affairs subcommittee, 1999-); Special Committee on Substance Abuse, 2001-. Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Chesapeake Bay Critical Areas, 1995-.

Former legislative assistant and research director for U.S. Representative William D. Ford of Michigan. Former special assistant, Subcommittee on Agricultural Labor, U.S. House of Representatives.

Member, House of Delegates, 1975-81, representing District 29 (Charles & St. Mary's counties). Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 1975-81.

Presidential Elector, Maryland, 1976. Member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1981-91, representing Congressional District 1 (Calvert, Caroline, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Harford, Kent, Queen Anne's, St. Mary's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico & Worcester counties) (elected 1st president of 1981 Freshman Democrats Class); Armed Services Committee; Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee.

Member, Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, 1995-; Task Force on Affiliation between Historic St. Mary's City Commission and St. Mary's College of Maryland, 1996; State Water Quality Advisory Committee, 1997-; Solid Waste Management Task Force, 1998; Committee on Building Public Trust and Confidence in the Justice System, 1998-99; Task Force to Study the History and Legacy of Slavery in Maryland, 1999; Special Commission on State Parks, 1999-2000; Task Force to Study the Preservation and Enhancement of Maryland's Heritage Resources, 1999-2001 (enchancement & sustainability committee); Task Force to Study the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, 2000-01; Patuxent River Oil Spill Citizens Advisory Committee, 2000-; Maryland Environmental Trust, 2001-. 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, Democratic National Conference, 1978. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1988. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Moose Lodge; Fraternal Order of the Police; Maryland Farm Bureau. Outstanding Young Man of the Year, 1977.

House of Delegates
General Assembly
Legislative Committees
Legislative Process
Maryland Government
Maryland Universities & Colleges
Maryland Counties
Maryland Municipalities
Maryland at a Glance

Maryland Manual On-Line

Search the Manual

 Maryland Manual On-Line, 2002

November 5, 2002   
Note: In this past edition of Maryland Manual, some links are to external sites.  View the current Manual

[ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

Copyright November 06, 2002 Maryland State Archives