[photo, Charles J. Otto, Maryland State Delegate] CHARLES J. OTTO
Republican, District 38A, Somerset & Worcester Counties

House Office Building, Room 321
6 Bladen St., Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 841-3433, (301) 858-3433
1-800-492-7122, ext. 3433 (toll free)
fax: (410) 841-3463, (301) 858-3463

P. O. Box 38
11749 Somerset Ave., Princess Anne, MD 21853 - 0038
(410) 621-0200

Member of House of Delegates since January 12, 2011 (representing District 38A, Somerset & Wicomico Counties, 2011-15; Somerset & Worcester Counties since January 14, 2015). Deputy Minority Whip, 2013-. Member, Environment and Transportation Committee, 2015- (environment subcommittee, 2015-; natural resources, agriculture & open space subcommittee, 2015-); Protocol Committee, 2015-. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 2011-15 (agriculture, agriculture preservation, & open space subcommittee, 2011-15; natural resources subcommittee, 2011-15). House Chair, Somerset County Delegation, 2011-.

Member, Nutrient Management Advisory Committee, 2011-; Pesticide Advisory Committee, 2011-; Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, 2011-; Maryland Pesticide Reporting and Information Work Group, 2013-15. Former member, Somerset County Committee, Farm Service Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Born in Salisbury, Maryland, February 15, 1964. Attended Washington High School, Princess Anne, Maryland; University of Maryland Eastern Shore; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), B.S. (animal science), 1986. Farmer. Sales representative, The William B. Tilghman Co., 1986-87. Field representative, Maryland Farm Bureau, 1987-95. Certified crop consultant and sales representative, The Farmers & Planters Co., Inc., 1995-. Treasurer, Maryland Grain Producers Utilization Board. President, Wicomico County Farm Bureau. Past president, Somerset County Farm Bureau. Board of Directors, Maryland Farm Bureau. Member, American Society of Agronomy; Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. Charter member, Mt. Vernon Volunteer Fire Department. Member, National Rifle Association; Somerset Ruritan Club (scholarship committee; past chair, business & professions committee). Past president, Maryland Grain Producers' Association. Past chair, Agri-Business Committee, Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce. Excellence in Crop Advising Award, American Society of Agronomy, 2008. Member and Treasurer, John Wesley United Methodist Church, Mt. Vernon, Princess Anne, Maryland.

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