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Senator Christopher B. Shank

Shank, Christopher B.
Committee Assignment(s)
Annapolis Info
402 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 301-858-3903
Toll-free in MD
Fax 301-858-3940
Interim Info
1260 Maryland Avenue
Suite 102B
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Phone 301-733-5540
Fax 301-733-5563
District 2
Shank, Christopher B.
First elected to the Senate in 2010. Member of the Senate since 2011.
Current Assignments
2011- Judicial Proceedings Committee
2011- Joint Committee on Federal Relations
Past Senate Service
Special Joint Commission on Public Safety and Security in State and Local Correctional Facilities, 2013; Joint Committee on Access to Mental Health Services, 2011-2014.
Past House Service 1999-2011
Ways and Means Committee, 2009-2011; Transportation Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee, 2009-2011; Minority Whip, 2007-2011; Legislative Policy Committee, 2007-2011; Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 2007-2011; Judiciary Committee, 2003-2009; Civil Law and Procedure Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2003-2009; Assistant Minority Leader, 2003-2006; Joint Advisory Committee on Legislative Data Systems, 2003-2005; Deputy Minority Whip, 2002-2003; 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, 1999-2003.
Public Service
Maryland Co-Chair, Rick Perry Presidential Campaign, 2011-2012; Co-Chair, Task Force to Study Prison Violence in Maryland, 2008-2011; Alternate Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 2008; Tri-County Council for Western Maryland, 2000-2008; Chair, Washington County Delegation, 2003-2006; Western Maryland Children's Center Advisory Board, 2005-; Task Force to Study Criminal Offender Monitoring by Global Positioning Systems, 2004-2005; Task Force to Study Driver Licensing Documentation, 2003-2004; Task Force on the South Mountain Battlefield Historic Tourism Initiative, 1999-2000; Govornor's Commission to reform Maryland's Pretrial System, 2014.
Taxpayers Protection Caucus, 2003-; Maryland Rural Caucus, 2002-; Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2001-; 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; Member, First Christian Church of Hagerstown; Married, Three children.
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