Wendell (Wendell) R. Beitzel (R-01a)

State Delegate Wendell Beitzel

Wendell (Wendell) R. Beitzel (R-01a)
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Capitol: 410.841.3435
FAX: 301.858.3040
District: 301.387.6950
Room 309 Lowe House Office Building 6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1912
2287 Rock Lodge Road
Accident, MD 21520
Residence:Accident, MD

Committee Assignments


First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 2006. Member of the House since 2007.Current Assignments2009- Appropriations Committee 2011- Capital Budget Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee 2009- Transportation and the Environment Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee 2009- Oversight Committee on Personnel of the Appropriations Committee 2015Spending Affordability Committee 2015Chair, Western Maryland House Delegation 2007Chair, Garrett County House Delegation 2012Maryland Veterans Caucus Past House Service Deputy Minority Whip, 2015-2018; Joint Committee on Pensions, 2015-2017; Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-2009; Government Operations Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-2009; Minority Health Disparities Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2007-2009; Chair, Allegany House Delegation, 2007-2016. Public Service Maryland Economic Development and Business Climate Commission, 2014-2016; Task Force to Study Gypsy Moth Infestation, 2008-2009; Youth Centers Advisory Board, 2008-; Tri-County Council for Western Maryland, 2007-; Maryland Tourism Development Board, 2007-; Chair, Trial Court Judicial Nominating Commission, 5th Commission District, 2004-2007; Trial Court Judicial Nominating Commission, 5th Commission District, 2003-2004; Governor's Commission on the Structure and Efficiency of State Government, 2003; Board of County Commissioners, Garrett County, 1998-2002; Deep Creek Lake Policy and Review Board, 1998-; Upper Potomac River Commission, 1986-. Memberships Allegany County Delegation, 2009-2016; Board of Directors, Maryland Association of Counties, 1998-2002; National Federation of Independent Businesses; National Association for the Self-Employed; Garrett County Chamber of Commerce; Garrett National Bank; Water Environment Federation; American Legion Post no. 71; Fraternal Order of the Elks, Lodge no. 2481; Founding Member, Deep Creek Lake Business Association; Founding Member and Former President, Garrett Woods Chapter, Whitetails Unlimited; Former President and Former Director, Garrett County Promotion Council; Former Director, American Trust Bank. Awards Charles McC.Mathias, Jr., Award, House of Delegates, 2018. Biographical Information Born, Accident, Maryland, January 17, 1943; Fairmont State College, B.S., Biology, 1964; Frostburg State College, M.S., Management, 1978; Frostburg State University, M.B.A., 1988; Served in U.S. Army, 1965-68; Microbiologist, National Institute of Health, 1968-71; Assistant Director of Environmental Health, Garrett County Health Department, 1971-81; Business Owner, Point View Inn and Motel (part owner), 1973-78; Business Owner, Starlite Motel & Restaurant, 1978-83; Administrator, Garrett County Sanitary District, 1981-98; Business Owner, Point View Inn & Motel, 1981-2003; Director of Infrastructure Development, D.C. Development LLC, 2003-06; Business Owner, Accident Bakery, 2005-; Farmer since 1983; President, Beitzel Enterprises, Inc.; Member, St. Paul's Lutheran Church; Married; two children, three grandchildren.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2006    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Ruth   DOB: 1/17/1943
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