Ronald (Ron) N. Young (D-SS03)
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Capitol: 301.858.3575
FAX: 410.841.3193
District: 301.662.8520
Senator
Room 301 James Senate Office Building 11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991

District Office:
253 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Karen   DOB: 10/9/1940
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSenate Committee on Executive Nominations
ChairmanJoint Subcommittee on Program Open Space and Agricultural Land Preservation
MemberSubcommittee on Health and Human Services
MemberJoint Committee on Legislative Policy
MemberJoint Committee on Federal Relations
MemberJoint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review
MemberSenate Committee on Budget and Taxation
MemberSenate Committee on Reapportionment and Redistricing
Counties Representing
Frederick

Bio

First elected to the Senate in 2010. Member of the Senate since 2011.Current Assignments2021Budget and Taxation Committee 2021Health and Human Services Subcommittee of the Budget and Taxation Committee 2019Chair, Executive Nominations Committee 2020Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) 2016Senate Chair, Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space/ Agricultural Land Preservation (Member since 2011) 2015Joint Committee on Federal Relations 2015Maryland Veterans Caucus 2017Women Legislators of Maryland, Associate Member Past Senate Service Judicial Proceedings Committee, 2020-2021; Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2011-2020; Chair, Environment Subcommittee of the Education, Health, and Environmental Affiars Committee, 2019-2020; Education Subcommittee of the Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2015-2020; Chair, Comptroller Issues Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2015-2019; Alcoholic Beverages Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2012-2015; Environment Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2011-2015; Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Subcommittee of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2011-2015; Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education, 2019; Workgroup on Death with Dignity, 2015; Vice-Chair, Frederick County Delegation, 2015-2016. Public Service Maryland State Arts Council, 2019-; Complete Streets Program Workgroup, 2018-; Maryland Comptroller's "Reform on Tap" Task Force, 2017; Governor's Advisory Council on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders, 2015-2019; Financial Education & Capability Commission, 2012-; Task Force on Green Technology, Life Science, and Health Information Technology Loan-Assistance Repayment Program, 2011-2012; Governor's Advisory Commission on Maryland Wine and Grape Growing, 2011-; National Conference of State Legislatures (Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee, 2011 -), 2011-; Town Manager, Town of Indian Head, 2001-2005; Mayor, City of Frederick, 1974-1990; Board of Alderman, City of Frederick, 1970-1974. Memberships Maryland Military Installation Legislative Caucus, 2017-; President, East Frederick Rising, 2006-2010; Advisory Board, Maryland Shakespeare Theater, 2008-; Board of Directors, Goodwill Industries, 2006-; Past Member, Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Commission; Past Member, Patuxent River Commission; Past Vice Chair, Power Plant Research Advisory Committee; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); American Planning Association; Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Forum for Rural Maryland; 1000 Friends of Maryland; U.S. Tennis Association; Rural Legacy Board; Urban Land Institute; Fraternal Order of Elks; Fraternal Order of Owls; Delaplaine Visual Arts Center; American Legion; Frederick Festival of the Arts; Past Member, Board of Directors, Way Station; Past Trustee, Maryland Art Place; Past President, Frederick Arts Council. Awards Livability Award for Support of the Arts, U.S. Conference of Mayors , 1988; Distinguished Alumnus Award, Frederick Community College , 1987. Biographical Information Born, Frederick, Maryland, October 19, 1940; Frederick High School; Frederick Community College, A.A., 1962; University of Maryland, College Park, B.A., History and Government, 1967; Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College), M.Ed., 1970; Teacher, Frederick County Public Schools, 1967-73; Consultant, Commercial Real Estate, and College Instructor, 1990-91; Newspaper Columnist, Frederick, 1990-98; Deputy Secretary, Department of Natural Resources, 1995-96; Deputy Secretary, Department of Planning, 1991-95, 1996-2002; Town Manager, Town of Indian Head, 2001-05; Consultant, Commercial Real Estate Sales, 2005-; Married; five children; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild.