Guy (Guy) Guzzone (D-SS13)
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Room 3 West Miller Senate Office Building 11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991

District Office:
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991
Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Pam   DOB: 3/27/1964
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSenate Committee on Budget and Taxation
MemberSpecial Joint Committee on Pensions
MemberSenate Committee on Rules
MemberSenate Committee on Reapportionment and Redistricing
MemberSenate Committee on Executive Nominations
Ex-OfficioJoint Committee on Legislative Policy
Ex-OfficioJoint Committee on Spending Affordability
Counties Representing


Past Senate Service Majority Leader, 2019; Majority Whip, 2016-2019; Joint Audit and Evaluation Committee, 2019; Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, 2019; Co-chair, Workgroup on the Maryland Open Transportation Investment Decision Act, 2017-2019; Joint Committee on Pensions (Chair 2017-2019), 2015-2019; Joint Audit Committee (Senate Chair 2016), 2015-2019; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 2015-2019; Marijuana Legalization Workgroup, 2019; Public Safety and Policing Workgroup, 2015-2016; Joint Covid Response Workgroup, 2020; Special Joint Legislative Committee to Select the State Treasurer, 2021; Senate Chair, Howard County Delegation, 2015-2019.

Past House Service Deputy Majority Whip, 2011-2014; Health and Human Services Subcommittee, Budget and Taxation Committee (Chair, 2019), 2015-2019; Capital Budget Subcommittee of the Budget and Taxation Committee, 2019; Pensions Subcommittee, Budget and Taxation Committee (Chair 2016-2019), 2015-2019; Appropriations Committee, 2007-2014; Oversight Committee on Personnel of the Appropriations Committee, 2007-2014; Chair, Public Safety and Administration Sucommittee, 2013-2014; Capital Budget Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, 2013-2014; Education and Economic Development Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, 2009-2013; Health and Human Resources Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, 2007-2008; House Chair, Joint Audit Committee, 2011-2014; Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds, 2011-2014.

Public Service Health Committee, Council of State Governments- Eastern Regional Conference, 2019-; Health and Human Services Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2019-; Complete Streets Program Workgroup, 2018-; Chair, County Executive-elect Transition Team, Howard County, 2018, 2006; Objective Criteria Committee, State Retirement & Pension System Board of Trustees, 2018; Chesapeake Bay Commission (Vice Chair, 2020), 2016-; Board of Directors, Maryland School for the Blind, 2016-; Maryland Children's Environmental Health and Protection Advisory Council, 2016-; Early Childhood Education Action Group, 2015-2017; Central Maryland Transit Study Group, 2014; Task Force to Study Implementing a Civil Right to Counsel in Maryland, 2013-2014; P-20 Leadership Council of Maryland, 2010-2015; State Interagency Coordinating Council [for Infants & Toddlers], 2010; Girls' Services Strategic Plan Task Force, Dept of Juvenile Services, 2010; Blue Ribbon Commission to Study Retiree Health-Care Funding Options, 2007-2009; Interagency Steering Committee for Managing for Results, 2008-2015; Presidential Elector, Maryland, 2008; Howard County Tourism Board, 2007-; Chair, Zoning Board, County Council, Howard County, 2006, 2000; County Council, Howard County, representing Councilmanic District 3, 1998-2006; Chair, County Council, Howard County, 2003-2005, 2001; Board of Trustees, Chesapeake Bay Trust, 1999-2003; State Economic Growth, Resource Protection, and Planning Commission, 2000-2002; Maryland Air Quality Control Advisory Council, 1997-2002; Steering Committee, Governor's Smart Codes Strategy Group, 1999; Rural Legacy Technical Review Group, Department of Natural Resources, 1997.

Memberships Maryland Military installation Caucus, 2017-; Advisory Board, Even-Start Family Literacy Program, 2005-2007; Volunteer, NeighborRide, 2006-; Board of Directors, Community Action Council of Howard County, Maryland, Inc., 2002-2005; Legislative Committee, Maryland Association of Counties, 1998-2002; Chair, Board of Directors, Kings Contrivance Village, Columbia, Maryland, 1995-1998; Board of Directors, Kings Contrivance Village, Columbia, Maryland, 1994-1998.

Awards Champion of the Chesapeake, Chesapeake Conservancy, 2019; Friend of Municipal Government, Maryland Municipal League, 2019; Legislator of the Year, Maryland Retailers Association, 2019; Legislator of the Year, Mental Health Association of Maryland, 2018; Community Engagement Award, Phillips Pograms for Children and Families, 2018; Humanitarian Award, Howard County Community Action Council, 2017; Award of Special Recognition, Maryland Legal Services Corporation, 2017; Outstanding Legislative Leadership Award, Arc of Maryland, 2016, 2015; Legislative Superhero Award, Community Behavioral Health Association of Maryland, 2016; Legislative Champion Award, Maryland Association of Community Services, 2015, 2014; Legislative Award, Arc of Maryland, 2014; Public Service Award, Arc of Baltimore, 2014; President's Award, Howard County Arc, 2014; Legislator of the Year Award, Maryland Access to Justice Commission, 2014; Special Recognition Award from the Maryland Legal Services Corporation, 2013; Legislative Leadership Award, Maryland Association of Community Services, 2012; Jim Greenfield Compassionate Leadership Award, Howard County Arc, 2010; Maryland Tourism Advocate Award, Maryland Tourism Council, 2009; Legislative Star for the Community, Behavioral Health Association of Maryland, 2008; Achievement Award, Maryland Association of Community Services, 2008.

Biographical Information Born, Baltimore, Maryland, March 27, 1964; Parkville High School; University of Maryland, College Park, B.A, Economics, B.A., Government and Politics, 1986; University of Maryland, College Park, M.P.M., Public Management, MacArthur Graduate Fellow, 1988; Georgetown University Public Policy Institute, Executive Certificate, Juvenile Justice- Multi-System Integration, 2008; Legislative Assistant to U.S. Representative Bill Nelson of Florida, 1988-91; Special Assistant to Howard County Council Member, Shane E. Pendergrass, 1991-95; Legislative Assistant to Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, Howard County, 1995; State Director, Maryland Chapter, Sierra Club, 1996-98; Howard County Council (District 3) (chair 2001, 2003-05) 1998-2006; Eagle Scout.