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Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel

District
1A
County
Garrett and Allegany
Committee Assignment(s)
Appropriations Committee
Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Annapolis Info
309 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3435 | 301-858-3435
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3435
Fax 301-858-3040
Interim Info
2287 Rock Lodge Road
Accident, MD 21520
Phone 301-387-6950
Contact
wendell.beitzel@house.state.md.us
Party
Republican
Tenure
First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 2006. Member of the House since 2007.
Current Assignments
2009- Appropriations Committee
2011- Capital Budget Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee
2009- Transportation and the Environment Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee
2009- Oversight Committee on Personnel of the Appropriations Committee
2015 Spending Affordability Committee
2015 Chair, Western Maryland House Delegation
2007 Chair, Garrett County House Delegation
2012 Maryland Veterans Caucus
Past House Service
Deputy Minority Whip, 2015-2018; Joint Committee on Pensions, 2015-2017; Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-2009; Government Operations Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-2009; Minority Health Disparities Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-2009; Chair, Allegany House Delegation, 2007-2016.
Public Service
Maryland Economic Development and Business Climate Commission, 2014-2016; Task Force to Study Gypsy Moth Infestation, 2008-2009; Youth Centers Advisory Board, 2008-; Tri-County Council for Western Maryland, 2007-; Maryland Tourism Development Board, 2007-; Chair, Trial Court Judicial Nominating Commission, 5th Commission District, 2004-2007; Trial Court Judicial Nominating Commission, 5th Commission District, 2003-2004; Governor's Commission on the Structure and Efficiency of State Government, 2003; Board of County Commissioners, Garrett County, 1998-2002; Deep Creek Lake Policy and Review Board, 1998-; Upper Potomac River Commission, 1986-.
Memberships
Allegany County Delegation, 2009-2016; Board of Directors, Maryland Association of Counties, 1998-2002; National Federation of Independent Businesses; National Association for the Self-Employed; Garrett County Chamber of Commerce; Garrett National Bank; Water Environment Federation; American Legion Post no. 71; Fraternal Order of the Elks, Lodge no. 2481; Founding Member, Deep Creek Lake Business Association; Founding Member and Former President, Garrett Woods Chapter, Whitetails Unlimited; Former President and Former Director, Garrett County Promotion Council; Former Director, American Trust Bank.
Awards
Charles McC.Mathias, Jr., Award, House of Delegates, 2018.
Biographical Information
Born, Accident, Maryland, January 17, 1943; Fairmont State College, B.S., Biology, 1964; Frostburg State College, M.S., Management, 1978; Frostburg State University, M.B.A., 1988; Served in U.S. Army, 1965-68; Microbiologist, National Institute of Health, 1968-71; Assistant Director of Environmental Health, Garrett County Health Department, 1971-81; Business Owner, Point View Inn and Motel (part owner), 1973-78; Business Owner, Starlite Motel & Restaurant, 1978-83; Administrator, Garrett County Sanitary District, 1981-98; Business Owner, Point View Inn & Motel, 1981-2003; Director of Infrastructure Development, D.C. Development LLC, 2003-06; Business Owner, Accident Bakery, 2005-; Farmer since 1983; President, Beitzel Enterprises, Inc.; Member, St. Paul's Lutheran Church; Married; two children, three grandchildren.
Last Updated: 7/8/2020 3:43 PM