[photo, Dereck E. Davis, Maryland State Delegate] DERECK E. DAVIS
Democrat, District 25, Prince George's County

Member of House of Delegates since January 11, 1995. Chair, Economic Matters Committee, 2003- (public utilities subcommittee, 2003-, chair, 2003-10; alcoholic beverages subcommittee, 2011-). Member, Legislative Policy Committee, 2003-; Maryland Economic Development and Business Climate Commission, 2014-; Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 2015-. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 1995-2003 (environmental & natural resources subcommittee, 1995-99; chair, public utilities subcommittee, 1999-2003); Special Committee on Gaming, 2001. Deputy Majority Whip, 1999-2002. Member, Bi-County Committee, Prince George's County Delegation, 2003-05, 2013-14, 2017-; chair, 1999-2002 (county affairs committee, 1995-98, 2008; law enforcement & state-appointed boards committee, 2006-07, 2012, 2015-16, maryland-national capital park & planning commission committee, 2008-11). Member, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (formerly Maryland Legislative Black Caucus), 1995- (environmental committee, 2000); Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, 2003-. Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (energy & electric utilities committee, 2005-07; agriculture, environment & energy committee, 2007-08; agriculture & energy committee, 2008-; environment committee, 2008-).

Member, Citizens Advisory Board for Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents - Southern Maryland, 1995-2001; Task Force to Study Retail Electric Competition and the Restructuring of the Electric Utility Industry, 1997-98; Attainment Plan (federal air quality standards) Task Force, Department of the Environment, 1997-2001; Task Force on Energy Conservation and Efficiency, 2001; Southern States Energy Board, 2004-08; Auto Insurance Task Force to Study Rates in Urban Areas, 2005. Alternate member, Work Group to Consider Gaming Expansion, 2012.

Deputy Director, Office of Community Relations, Prince George's County, 2011-.

Legislative aide, Prince George's County Council, 1991-94 (constituent services aide, 1988-91). Member, Nuisance Abatement Task Force, Prince George's County, 1993.

Born in Washington, DC, June 6, 1967. Attended Prince George's County public schools; Central High School, Capitol Heights, Maryland; University of Maryland, B.A. (political science), 1989, and M.P.P. (public policy), 1999. Administrator, Materials and Services Group, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, 2004-11. Secretary, Board of Directors, United Communities Against Poverty, 1991-93. Member, Coalition of Concerned Black Christian Men; Suitland Democratic Club. Award of Excellence, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 2002. Legislator of the Year Award, Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, 2006. Citation, Maryland Healthy Air Act Coalition, 2006. Public Official Award, American Heart Association, 2007; Outstanding Leadership Award, Apartment and Office Building Association, 2009. Outstanding Leadership Award, Maryland Black Caucus Foundation, 2010. Legislative Leadership Award, Maryland Clean Energy Center, 2011. Maryland Super Star, Maryland Municipal League, 2011 (certificate of appreciation, 2007, 2010). Founders Award, Mission of Love, 2012. Married; two children.

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