John Wood

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State House (Maryland 29A)

Family: Married; 9 Children

Born: 01/13/1936 Leonardtown, MD

Home: Mechanicsville, Maryland

Education: Attended, Charlotte Hall Military Academy

Profession: Partner, Cross and Wood Insurance Brokers, 1993-present Owner and Operator, Wood's Food Rite, 1962-1993 Sergeant, Maryland National Guard, 1952-1960

Political: Delegate, Maryland State House of Delegates, 1986-present

Congressional Membership: Member, Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-present Member, Maryland Veterans Home Commission, 2004-present Member, Blue Crab Task Force, 2003-present Member, Maryland Taxpayers Protection Caucus, 2003-present Member, Maryland Rural Caucus, 2002-present Member, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2001-present Member, Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission, 2000-present Member, Historic Saint Mary's City Commission, 1999-present Member, Chesapeake Bay Commission, 1991-present Member, Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, 1987-present Member, County Hospital Board, Saint Mary's County, 1982-present Member, Park and Recreation Board, Saint Mary's County, 1979-present Vice-Chair, Chesapeake Bay Commission, 2008 Member, Commission to Study Southern Maryland Transportation Needs, 2007-2008 Chair, Maryland Correctional Enterprises Management Council, 2006-2007 Vice-Chair, Chesapeake Bay Commission, 2005 Chair, Southern Maryland Delegation, 2003-2006 Chair, Maryland Rural Caucus, 2002-2004 Co-Chair, Study Panel on Funding Needs of Trauma Centers, 2001-2003 Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Legislative Redistricting, 2001-2002 Member, Patuxent River Oil Spill Citizens Advisory Committee, 2000-2002 Chair, State Use Industries Management Council, 1999-2005 Chair, Saint Mary's County Delegation, 1999-2002 Chair, State Use Industries Advisory Committee, 1999 Member, Task Force on Tobacco Crop Conversion in Maryland, 1999 Member, State Use Industries Advisory Committee, 1998-1999 Chair, Chesapeake Bay Commission, 1998 Member, Task Force to Study Comprehensive Licensing of Automotive-Related Industries, 1998 Member, Task Force to Study Bank Charter Modernization, 1997-1998 Co-Chair, Task Force to Study Motor Vehicle Liens, Regulation of Towing Practices, and the Disposition of Unclaimed Vehicles, 1997 Bi-State Blue Crab Advisory Committee Co-Chair, Chesapeake Bay Commission, 1996-2003 Member, Forum for Rural Maryland, 1995-2003 Member, Task Force to Review the State's Election Law, 1995 Member, United States 301 South Corridor Transportation Study Task Force, 1994-1995 Member, Maryland Veterans Home Commission, 1992-2003 Member, Partnership for Workforce Quality Advisory Board, 1990-2003 Member, Interdepartmental Committee on Mandated Health Insurance Benefits, 1990-1991 Member, Special Joint Committee on Energy Pricing, 1990-1991 Member, Subcommittee on Mandated Health Insurance Benefits of Governor's Commission on Health Care Policy and Financing, 1988-1989 Member, Seventh Judicial Nominating Commission, 1980-1986 Former Chair, Charles County Delegation

Organization Membership: President, Mid-Atlantic Food Dealers Association, 1980 Board of Directors Member, Mid-Atlantic Food Dealers Association, 1976-1983 Seventh District Optimist Club Member, Charles County Democratic Club Rescue Squad Member, Mechanicsville Fire Department Member, Mechanicsville Moose Lodge Mechanicsville Optimist Club Member, Saint Mary's County Democratic Club



Oversight Committee on Personnel

Subcommittee on Capital Budget

Subcommittee on Public Safety and Administration


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