Charles E. Barkley
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Charles E. Barkley

Democrat

American politician

Gaithersburg, Maryland
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Charles E. Barkley

American politician
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Years of Age
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Years of Experience
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Charles E. "Charlie" Barkley (born October 16, 1950) is an American politician from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party. He served five terms in the Maryland House of Delegates, representing Maryland's District 39 in Montgomery County. He served on the Economic Matters Committee and as Chair of the Montgomery County Delegation. Born in Elkins, West Virginia on October 16, 1950, Barkley graduated from Towson State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in education. He later earned a Master of Education degree in Administration from Western Maryland College. Barkley was active in educational advocacy throughout his career, and is a former Vice President of the Montgomery County Education Association. He has remained active on education issues throughout his time in the Assembly.

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Experience

Education

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Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College)
MEd Administration
1982
Towson State University
BS Mathematics and Secondary Education
1972

Past Positions

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Delegate
Maryland State House of Delegates
1998 - 2019
Chair
Montgomery County Delegation
2002 - 2007
Delegate
Democratic Party National Convention
2000
Instructional Specialist
Montgomery County Public Schools
1999 - 2002
Math Teacher
Montgomery County Public Schools
1972 - 1999

Other Experience

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Member
Board of Directors, Maryland State Teachers' Association
1996 - 2000
Vice-President
Board of Directors, Montgomery County Education Association
1992 - 1998
Member
Board of Directors, Maryland State Teachers' Association
1991 - 1995
Member
Hadley Farms Community Association
1992 - 1993
Treasurer
Board of Directors, Montgomery County Education Association
1988 - 1992
Member
Board of Directors, Maryland State Teachers' Association
1989 - 1990
Member At Large
Board of Directors, Montgomery County Education Association
1978 - 1988
Member
Board of Directors, Montgomery County Teachers Federal Credit Union
1983 - 1987
Former Chair
Precinct 1-04, Legislative District 39
Former Secretary
Legislative District 39 Democratic Caucus
Member
Land Use and Transportation Committee, Montgomery County Delegation
2011 - Current
Member
County Affairs Committee, Montgomery County Delegation
1999 - 2010
Member
Consumer Protection and Commercial Law Subcommittee, Maryland State House of Delegates
2009 - 2010
Chair
Public Safety and Administration Subcommittee, Maryland State House of Delegates
2007 - 2009
Member
Oversight Committee on Personnel, Maryland State House of Delegates
2002 - 2009
Member
Maryland Mathematics Commission
1999 - 2009
Member
Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, Maryland State House of Delegates
2007
House Chair
Joint Audit Committee, Maryland State House of Delegates
2005 - 2006
Member
Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse
1999 - 2006
Member
Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Maryland State House of Delegates
1999 - 2006
Vice Chair
Public Safety and Administration Subcommittee, Maryland State House of Delegates
2003 - 2006
Member
Maryland Veterans Caucus
2005 - Current
Member
Maryland Educators Caucus
2005 - Current
Member
House Vice Chair, Joint Audit Committee, Maryland State House of Delegates
2003 - 2005
Member
Capital Budget Subcommittee, Maryland State House of Delegates
2003 - 2009
Member
Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, Maryland State House of Delegates
2003
Member
Health and Human Resources Subcommittee, Maryland State House of Delegates
2002 - 2003
Member
Appropriations Committee, Maryland State House of Delegates
2002 - 2009
Member
Assessment Task Group, Visionary Panel for Better Schools
2001 - 2002
Member
Judiciary Committee, Maryland State House of Delegates
1999 - 2002
Member
Gaming Law and Enforcement Subcommittee, Maryland State House of Delegates
1999 - 2002
Member
Task Force to Study Alternative Educational Programs for Chronically Disruptive Students
1999 - 2000
Former Vice Chair
Education Committee, National Conference of State Legislators
Former Chair
Alcoholic Beverages Subcommittee, Maryland State House of Delegates
Former Member
Public Utilities Subcommittee, Maryland State House of Delegates
Former Member
Economic Matters Committee, Maryland State House of Delegates