Senator Douglas J. J. Peters

2019 Regular Session

District 23, Prince George's County

Senator Douglas J. J. Peters
Annapolis Address:120 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-841-3631 | 301-858-3631 | Toll-free in MD: 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3631
Fax: 301-858-3174
Interim Address:120 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 301-858-3631
Fax: 301-858-3174
Contact:Contact Online or send email to:
Tenure:First elected to the Senate in 2006. Member of the Senate since 2007.
Current Assignments:2016- Senate Majority Leader
2017- Legislative Policy Committee
2007- Budget and Taxation Committee
2011- Vice Chair, Capital Budget Subcommittee, Budget & Taxation Committee (Member, 2008-)
2015- Public Safety, Transportation, and Environment Subcommittee, Budget & Taxation Committee
2017- Pensions Subcommittee of the Budget and Taxation Committee
2011- Joint Committee on Federal Relations
2013- Joint Audit Committee
2013- Spending Affordability Committee
2013- Tax Credit Evaluation Committee
2015- Joint Committee on Behavioral Health and Opioid Use Disorders
2018- Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Legislative Information Technology and Open Government
2007- Senate Special Committee on Substance Abuse
2018- Workgroup on the Assessment and Funding of School Facilities
Party Affiliation:Democrat

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Past Senate Service
2015-2016Chair, Democratic Caucus
2015-2016Senate Chair, Commission on Maryland Retirement Security and Savings
2011-2013Chair, Joint Committee on Access to Mental Health Services (Member 2009)
2015-2016Chair, Pensions Subcommittee, Budget & Taxation Committee
2011-2015Health and Human Services Subcommittee, Budget & Taxation Committee
2015-2016Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Pensions
2008-2011Joint Committee on Base Realignment and Closure
2008-2010Health, Education and Human Resources Subcommittee of the Budget and Taxation Committee
2007Education, Business and Administration Subcommittee of the Budget and Taxation Committee
2008-2017Senate Chair, Maryland Veterans Caucus
Public Service
2018-Prince George's County School Construction Master Plan Workgroup
2015-2016Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council
2015-2018Governor's Workforce Investment Board
2014-2015Workgroup to Study the Feasibility of Building a Multi-Sport Stadium
2008-2011Veterans Behavioral Health Advisory Board
2008-2010Commission to Study Title Insurance Industry in Maryland
2009-2016Chair, Prince George's County Delegation (Vice Chair - 2008)
2008-2009Task Force to Study Locations in Prince George's County Best Suited for Use by State Agencies
2008-Fiscal Affairs and Government Operations Committee, Southern Legislative Conference
2008Task Force to Study Thoroughbred Horse Racing at Rosecroft Raceway
2007-2008Co-Chair, Task Force to Study State Assistance to Veterans
2007-2017State Board of Spinal Cord Injury Research
2007Task Force to Study Rent Stabilization for the Elderly in Prince George's County
2002-2006County Council, Prince George's County, representing Councilmanic District 4
2002-2006Health, Education and Human Services Committee, County Council, Prince George's County, representing Councilmanic District 4
2004-2006Vice Chair, Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee, County Council, Prince George's County, representing Councilmanic District 4
2004-2006Chair, Public Safety and Fiscal Management Committee, County Council, Prince George's County, representing Councilmanic District 4
2000-2002Mayor Pro Tem, Bowie City Council
1998-2002Public Schools Management Oversight Panel, Prince George's County
1998-2002Bowie City Council
2000Prince George's County Commission
Past County Council Liaison to Prince George's County Municipal Association
Past Member, National Capital Region Emergency Preparedness Council and Public Safety Policy Committee, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
2010-Maryland Doctors Caucus
2002-2008Bowie Boys and Girls Club, Assistant Football Coach
2004-DeMatha Catholic High School Foundation Board
2000-2001Past President, Prince George's County Chamber of Commerce
1988-1989Past President, Prince George's County Board of Trade
Former Chair, Corporate Gifts Committee, Doctor's Community Hospital Foundation
Past Board of Directors, Bowie State University Foundation
1997-2000Past Board Member, Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce
Past President, St. Pius X Home and School Association
Elizabeth Seton High School Foundation Board
Knights of Columbus (4th Degree Member)
American Legion Post no. 66 (Post Commander, 1996-98), Honorary Life Member
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post no. 8065 (Post Commander, 1995-96), Honorary Life Member
Honorary Member, Brothers for a Cause
Honorary Member, Bowie Lions Club
Honorary Member, Bowie Elks Club
2016MML Superstar Award
2014-2015Melvin Jones Fellow, Lions International Foundation
2010Department of Maryland Disabled Veterans, Distinguished Service Award
PNC A. Leo Anderson Memorial Free State Award of Excellence, AMVETS Department of Maryland
Biographical Information
Born, December 28, 1963
University of Maryland, B.S., Finance, 1985
University of Baltimore, M.B.A., 1990
Captain, U.S. Army Reserves, Operation Desert Storm (Bronze Star), 1990-1991
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Peters Group, LLC
Married; six children; one grandchild

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