[photo, State Delegate Rushern L. Baker III] RUSHERN L. BAKER III, Democrat, District 22B, Prince George's County.

Member of House of Delegates since 1994. Member, Appropriations Committee, 1999- (transportation & the environment subcommittee, 2002-; public safety & administration subcommittee, 2001-02; health & human resources subcommittee, 1999-2000; oversight committee on personnel, 1999-; oversight committee on program open space & agricultural land preservation, 1999-; vice-chair, capital budget subcommittee, 2001-); Spending Affordability Committee, 2001-. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 1994; Judiciary Committee, 1995-98 (family & juvenile law subcommittee, 1995-98); Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 1995-99. Chair, Prince George's County Delegation, 1999- (law enforcement & state-appointed boards committee; vice-chair, bi-county committee, 1994-96). Member, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus, 1994- (member, law & justice committee, 2000-).

Member, Commission on the Future of Maryland Courts, 1995-97; Implementation Task Force for Child Support Enforcement Procedures, Department of Human Resources, 1997-98; Task Force on the Privatization of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, 1998-99; Virginia-Maryland-District of Columbia Joint Legislative Commission on Interstate Transportation, 2000-. Born in Valdosta, Georgia, October 24, 1958. Howard University, B.A., 1982, J.D., 1986. Captain, U.S. Army Reserve Judge Advocate General Corps, 1990-94. Served as Senior Congressional Black Caucus Fellow in office of U.S. Senator John Kerry. Attorney, working for Peoples Involvement Corporation, a nonprofit community development and social services organization. Former contract specialist and equal employment opportunity officer, Department of Housing and Community Development, District of Columbia. Member, American and J. Franklin Bourne Bar Associations. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000. Chair, Legislative Committee, Gladys Noon Spellman Parent Teacher Association. Member, Maryland Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Omega Psi Phi Fraternity; Howard University Alumni Association. Married; three children.

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