[photo, Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., Maryland State Delegate] MARVIN E. HOLMES, JR.
Democrat, District 23B, Prince George's County

Member of House of Delegates since January 8, 2003. House Chair, Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 2015-. Member, Environment and Transportation Committee, 2015- (land use & ethics subcommittee, 2015-; natural resources, agriculture & open space subcommittee, 2015-; chair, housing & real property subcommittee, 2015-). Member, Business Climate Work Group, 2013-; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 2015-. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 2003-15 (local government & bi-county agencies subcommittee, 2003-06, 2011-15; motor vehicles & transportation subcommittee, 2003-06; housing & real property subcommittee, 2003-10; affordable housing work group, 2004; motor vehicle issues work group, 2004; land use & ethics subcommittee, 2006-15; ground rent work group, 2007; co-chair, housing for individuals with disabilities work group, 2004; chair, natural resources subcommittee, 2007-15). Deputy Majority Whip, 2006-10. Member, Joint Legislative Work Group to Study State, County and Municipal Fiscal Relationships, 2009-10. Vice-Chair, House Emergency Medical Services Work Group, 2009-12. 2nd Vice-Chair, Prince George's County Delegation, 2003-10 (member, bi-county committee, 2003-07, 2013-14; law enforcement & state-appointed boards committee, 2008, 2015-; washington suburban sanitary commission committee, 2008-12). Member, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2003- (historian, 2011-12); Maryland Green Caucus, 2003-; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2005-. Chair, Democratic Party Caucus, 2011-15. Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (legislative effectiveness & state government committee, 2005-07; legislative effectiveness committee, 2007-).

Member, Governor's Commission on Housing Policy, 2003-04 (chair, affordable housing subcommittee); Task Force on Business-Owner Compensation in Condemnation Proceedings, 2004-05; Task Force on Minority Participation in the Environmental Community, 2006-07; Task Force to Study Rent Stabilization for the Elderly in Prince George's County, 2007; Task Force to Improve Child Support Compliance in Prince George's County, 2007-08; Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee, 2008. Board of Directors, Economic Development Corporation, Prince George's County, 2008-09. Member, Task Force to Study Locations in Prince George's County Best Suited for Use by State Agencies, 2008-09; State Water Quality Advisory Committee, 2009-; Task Force to Study the Impact of Adjunct Faculty on Graduation Rates at Historically Black Institutions, 2011-13; Task Force to Study Rates and Charges in the Washington Suburban Sanitary District, 2013-14.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, November 27, 1948. Attended Max S. Hayes Vocational School, Cleveland, Ohio; Tuskegee University (engineering); Prince George's County Community College (engineering & construction management); University of Maryland University College (business & management). Served in U.S. Coast Guard, 1970-74 (unit commendation award; national defense service medal; presidential honor guard; search & rescue air crewman). Senior project manager (civil engineering), Greenhorne & O'Mara, Inc., 1984-93. President & Chief Executive Officer, The Piner Group, Inc., 1993-. Branch manager, The Tech Group, Inc., 1995-98 (executive director, marketing and planning, 1995-96). W. F. Chesley Real Estate, Inc., 1989-2002. New home sales consultant, U. S. Home Corporation, 1998-2002. New home marketing and sales, Bernie Schultz Realty, 2002-04. Project Manager of Land Planning and Engineering, K. Hovnanian, 2003-. Municipal Super Star, Maryland Municipal League, 2010 (certificate of appreciation, 2008, 2009, 2011). Member, Greater Mt. Nebo African Methodist Episcopal Church, Bowie, Maryland.

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