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Senator James N. Mathias, Jr.

Mathias, James N., Jr.
Somerset, Worcester, and Wicomico
Committee Assignment(s)
Annapolis Info
216 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3645 | 301-858-3645
Toll-free in MD
Fax 410-841-3006
Interim Info
11941 Industrial Park Road
Unit 3
Bishopville, MD 21813
Phone 410-352-3096
District 38
Mathias, James N., Jr.
First elected to the Senate in 2010. Member of the Senate since 2011.
Current Assignments
2011- Finance Committee
2015 Executive Nominations Committee
2015 Senate Chair, Joint Committee on the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area
2015 Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness
2015 Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review
2011- Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space/ Agricultural Land Preservation
2015 Chair, Senate Select Committee No. 10, Eastern Shore
2015 Maryland Veterans Caucus
Past Senate Service
Health Subcommittee of the Finance Committee, 2012-2015; Special Joint Commission on Public Safety and Security in State and Local Correctional Facilities, 2013; Property and Casualty Subcommittee of the Finance Committee, 2015-2017; Maryland Clean Energy Center Task Force, 2016-2017.
Past House Service 2006-2011
Economic Matters Committee, 2007-2011; Alcoholic Beverages Workgroup of the Economic Matters Committee, 2007-2011; Banking, Economic Development, Science and Technology Subcommittee of the Economic Matters Committee, 2007-2011; Chair, Worcester County Delegation, 2007-2011; Ways and Means Committee, 2006.
Public Service
Maryland Commission on Caregiving, 2017-; Maryland Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council, 2017-; Workgroup on Rural Health Care Delivery, 2016-; Rural Maryland Council, 2015-; Maryland Tourism Development Board, 2015-, 2007-2011; Executive Board, Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, 2012-; Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, 2011-; Governor's Commission on Small Business, 2011-; Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee, 2009-2011; Lower Eastern Shore Children's Center Advisory Board, 2008-; Coastal Bays Aquaculture Development Workgroup, 2008; Task Force on the Availability and Affordability of Property Insurance in Coastal Areas, 2007-2008; Task Force on Traffic Capacity Across the Chesapeake Bay, 2004-2006; Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bay, 2002-2006; Governor's Task Force on Eastern Shore Economic Development, 1999-2001; Maryland Commission for Celebration, 1997-2001; City Council, Ocean City, Maryland, 1990-1996; Board of Zoning Appeals, Ocean City, 1987-1990; Past Chair, Worcester County Ambulance Service Committee.
President, Lower Eastern Shore Mayors Association, 2004; State Chair, Walk America, March of Dimes, 2004; Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company, Engine 703; Ocean City Humane Society Commission; Knights of Columbus.
Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland Municipal League, 2007-2011.
Biographical Information
Born, Baltimore, Maryland, September 2, 1951; Calvert Hall College High School, Towson; University of Maryland Baltimore County, B.A., Political Science, 1974; Small Business Owner, Ocean City; Mayor, Ocean City, Maryland, 1996-2006; Development Officer, Royal Plus, Inc., 2005-; Member, St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Parish; Widower, Two children.
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