Charles (Charles) J. Otto (R-38a)

State Delegate Charles Otto

Charles (Charles) J. Otto (R-38a)
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Capitol: 410.841.3433
FAX: 410.841.3463
District: 410.621.0200
Room 309 Lowe House Office Building 6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1912
PO Box 38
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Residence:Princess Anne, MD

Committee Assignments


First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 2010. Member of the House since 2011. Current Assignments 2013- Deputy Minority Whip 2015 Environment and Transportation Committee 2015 Natural Resources, Agriculture & Open Space Subcommittee of the Environment and Transportation Committee 2015 Environment Subcommittee of the Environment and Transportation Committee 2015 Joint Committee on Protocol 2015 Maryland Veterans Caucus 2011- Chair, Somerset County House Delegation 2011 Member, Eastern Shore Delegation (Chair 2019) Past House Service Environmental Matters Committee, 2011-2015; Agriculture, Agriculture Preservation, and Open Space Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2011-2015; Natural Resources Subcommittee of the Environmental Matters Committee, 2011-2015. Public Service Local (Video Lottery) Development Ccouncil, Worcester County, 2014-; Maryland Pesticide Reporting and Information Workgroup, 2013-2015; Nutrient Management Advisory Committee, 2011-; Pesticide Advisory Committee, 2011-; Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, 2011-; Former Member, Somerset County Committee, Farm Service Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Memberships President, Wicomico County Farm Bureau ; Treasurer, Maryland Grain Producers Utilization Board ; Board of Directors, Maryland Farm Bureau ; Charter Member, Mt. Vernon Volunteer Fire Department ; American Society of Agronomy ; Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. ; National Rifle Association ; Somerset Ruritan Club, Scholarship Committee ; Maryland Grain Producers' Association ; Past Chair, Agri-Business Committee, Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce ; Past Chair, Business and Professions Committee ; Past President, Somerset County Farm Bureau . Awards Medal of Achievement, Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc., 2016; Excellence in Crop Advising Award, American Society of Agronomy, 2008. Biographical Information Born, Salisbury, Maryland, February 15, 1964; Washington High School, 1982; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), B.S., Animal Science, 1986; Farmer; Sales Representative, The William B. Tilghman Co., 1986-87; Field Representative, Maryland Farm Bureau, 1987-95; Certified Crop Consultant and Sales Representative, The Farmers & Planters Co., Inc., 1995-; Member and Treasurer, John Wesley United Methodist Church, Mt. Vernon.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2026
DOB: 2/15/1964
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