Executive Nominations Committee, Maryland State Senate
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|“|| The Executive Nominations Committee formed in January 1845.
For all appointments made by the Governor which require Senate advice and consent, the Committee reviews and interviews gubernatorial appointees. The Committee then reports its recommendations on those nominations to the Senate.
- James DeGrange, Sr. Vice Chair
- Richard Colburn
- Donald Munson
- David Brinkley
- Larry Haines
- Katherine Klausmeier
- Allan Kittleman
- Delores Kelley
- Thomas Mike Miller, Jr.
- Thomas Mac Middleton
- Richard Colburn
- Joan Carter Conway
- Nathaniel McFadden
- Maryland State Archives, "Executive Nominations Committee - Origin & Functions," accessed January 22, 2014
- Maryland State Archives, "The Legislative Process: How a Bill Becomes a Law," accessed January 22, 2014
- Information submitted by legislative librarian Annette Haldeman via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on February 11, 2014.