Former Senator Christopher B. Shank

District 2


Senator Christopher B. Shank
TenureMember or the Maryland House of Delegates, 1999-2011. First elected to the Senate in 2010. Member of the Senate 2011-2015. Resigned, January 21, 2015. 2015-2016 Executive Director, Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention. 2016 Deputy Chief of Staff, Governor Larry Hogan 2016 Chief Legislative Officer, Governor Larry Hogan
Party Affiliation
Republican
Past Senate Service
2015
Minority Whip
2011-2015
Judicial Proceedings Committee
2011-2015
Joint Committee on Federal Relations
2011-2014
Joint Committee on Access to Mental Health Services
2013
Special Joint Commission on Public Safety and Security in State and Local Correctional Facilities
Past House Service
2009-2011
Ways and Means Committee
2009-2011
Transportation Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee
2007-2011
Minority Whip
2007-2011
Legislative Policy Committee
2007-2011
Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
2003-2009
Judiciary Committee
2003-2009
Civil Law and Procedure Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee
2003-2006
Assistant Minority Leader
2003-2005
Joint Advisory Committee on Legislative Data Systems
2002-2003
Deputy Minority Whip
1999-2003
Commerce and Government Matters Committee
1999-2003
Transportation Subcommittee of the Commerce and Government Matters Committee
1999-2003
Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families
Public Service
2011-2012
Maryland Co-Chair, Rick Perry Presidential Campaign
2008-2011
Co-Chair, Task Force to Study Prison Violence in Maryland
2008
Alternate Delegate, Republican Party National Convention
2000-2008
Tri-County Council for Western Maryland
2003-2006
Chair, Washington County Delegation
2005-
Western Maryland Children's Center Advisory Board
2004-2005
Task Force to Study Criminal Offender Monitoring by Global Positioning Systems
2003-2004
Task Force to Study Driver Licensing Documentation
1999-2000
Task Force on the South Mountain Battlefield Historic Tourism Initiative
2014
Govornor's Commission to Reform Maryland's Pretrial System
Memberships
2003-2015
Taxpayers Protection Caucus
2002-2015
Maryland Rural Caucus
2001-2015
Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Advisory Board, Safe Place of Washington County
Board of Directors, Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Advisory Panel, Holcim Plant, Hagerstown
Sharpsburg Lions Club
Biographical Information
Born, Hagerstown, Maryland, June 30, 1972
South Hagerstown High School, 1990
The Johns Hopkins University, B.A., History, Phi Beta Kappa, 1994
George Washington University, M.A., Political Management, Graduate School of Political Management, 1998, (Valedictorian, Howard Paley Academic Excellence Award)
Legislative Assistant, Washington County Delegation, General Assembly of Maryland, 1994-1998
Adjunct Professor, George Washington University, 2006-2008
Associate Agent, Meadows Agency of Insurance
Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention, Executive Director, 2015-2016
Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor, 2016
Chief Legislative Officer, Office of the Governor, 2016-
Member, First Christian Church of Hagerstown
Married, Three children

December 4, 2017 3:17 P.M.