David C. Harrington
|David C. Harrington|
|Maryland State Senate|
|Preceded by||Gwendolyn T. Britt|
|Succeeded by||Victor Ramirez|
|Prince George's County Council|
|Mayor, Bladensburg, Maryland|
|Born||July 31, 1954|
|Children||Stephen and Christopher|
David C. Harrington is an American politician from Maryland, a member of the Democratic Party and a former member of the Maryland State Senate. Currently he is President & CEO of the Prince George's Chamber of Commerce in addition to serving as a Senior Policy Advisor for Common Health Action.
Howard University, B.A. (political science) and a M.A. from Miami University. Senior fellow and faculty member, James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership, University of Maryland. Board of Directors, Faculty of Harvard Institute of Reading, Writing and Civic Education, Maryland Association of Counties. Economic Development Chair for National Association of Counties, Eastern Regional Representative, National Association of Black County Officials. Former director of education, Close Up Foundation. Former president, Maryland Municipal League; Port Towns Community Development Corporation. Married; two children.
In the legislature
Harrington was appointed to the State Senate in 2008 to fill the vacancy created by the death of Gwendolyn T. Britt.Member of Senate since February 8, 2008. Member, Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2008- (alcoholic beverages subcommittee, 2008-; base realignment & closure (brac) subcommittee, 2008-; education subcommittee, 2008-; ethics & election law subcommittee, 2008-; health subcommittee, 2008-). Member, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2008-
Wife, Cheryl is the owner of Shortcake Bakery. His oldest son, Stephen, is an alumnus of Morehouse College and The Brown University Graduate School. David's younger son Christopher, is an alumnus of Dickinson College and is an MBA candidate at the Smith School at the University of Maryland.
- "Senate: Davic C. Harrington". Maryland State Archives. 2007. Retrieved 2008-02-09.
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