George Edwards

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Republican Maryland

State Senate (Maryland 1)

Family: Married; 2 Children

Born: 04/09/1948 Grantsville, MD

Home: Grantsville, Maryland

Religion: United Methodist

Education: Teacher Certification, Frostburg State College, 1974 BS, Business Administration, Fairmont State College, 1970

Profession: Member, Garrett County Development Corporation, 1974-present Maryland National Guard, 1970-1976 Drafted, Baltimore Colts, 1970

Political: Minority Leader, Maryland State House of Delegates, 2003-present Delegate, Maryland State House of Delegates, 1983-present Deputy Minority Whip, 1996-1997 Grantsville Town Council, 1972-1974, 1980-1982 Garrett County Board of County Commissioners, 1974-1978 Chair, Carroll County Delegation Chair, Garret County Delegation Chair, Western Maryland Delegation

Congressional Membership: Garret County Development Corporation, 1974-present Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005 State Advisory Board for Juvenile Services, 2000-2005 Task Force to Study Public School Facilities, 2002-2004 Chair, Western Maryland Delegation, 1995-2004 Governor's Commission on the Structure and Efficiency of State Government, 2003 Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 2003 Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 2003 Oversight Committee, Personnel, 2003 Spending Affordability Committee, 2003 Transportation Task Force, 2003 Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds, 1995-2003 Maryland Rural Caucus, 2002 Task Force to Study the State's Retiree Health Insurance Liabilities, 2002 Youth Centers Executive Advisory Board, Department of Juvenile Services, 2002 Oversight Committee, Program Open Space and Agricultural Land Preservation, 1994-2002 Member, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2001 Transit Policy Panel, 2000 Maryland Comprehensive Transit Plan Transit Advisory Panel, 1998-1999 Task Force to Study the Governance, Coordination, and Funding of the University System of Maryland, 1998-1999 Chair, Allegany County Delegation, 1998 Western Maryland Economic Development Task Force, 1998 Maryland Advisory Commission on Manufacturing Competitiveness, 1995-1998 Member, Special Committee on Rail Mergers, 1997 Special Joint Committee on Competitive Taxation and Economic Development, 1996-1997 Special Committee on School Enrollment Management, 1996-1997 Member, Special Joint Task Force on Transportation, 1995-1997 Chair, Garrett County Delegation, 1983 Member, Tri-County Council for Western Maryland, 1983 Maryland Association of Counties, Legislative Committee, 1975-1978 Member, National Conference of State Legislatures, Environment and Natural Resources Committee Former Member, Deep Creek Lake Advisory and Review Committee

Organization Membership: Citizens Advisory Board for Brandengurg Center, 1991-2000 President, Lions Club, 1982-1983 American Legion Lodge 40, Fraternal Order of Police Lonaconing Republican Club National Rifle Association Member, Saint Paul's United Methodist Church



Budget and Taxation

Subcommittee on Capital Budget

Subcommittee on Public Safety, Transportation, and Environment


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