Experience

Leading Lady at Home
Born, raised in Gray, Maine as a 5th Generation Mainer
Married to Ernie 44 years with 4 children and 10 grandchildren

Leading Lady at Work
4 Terms Maine State Representative
Marden’s, Inc.
Entreprenurial Business: Ewes Welcome Stenciling and Decorating
St. Mary’s Hospital
University of Maine
Pine Tree Tel. and Tel.

Leading Lady in the Community
La Leche League Leader
MSAD 15 School Board 13 Years
Crystal Lake Association
Gray Historical Society
Appointed to the Pineland Conversion Committee by Angus King
Gray Town Council 1 Term
Maine Wildlife Park Advocate
Pineland YMCA Advisory Board
Gray Business Association
Friends of the Gray Public Library
Gray Senior Housing Authority
Greater Portland Council of Government
Presenter of Secretary of State Citizenship Award at G-NG Middle School 8 years
Libby Brook Conservation Project
Opportunity Farm for Girls and Boys
Gray-New Gloucester Optimist Club Ambassador
Pineland Campus “Hooked on Fishing not on Drugs” Derby
Collaborator / Leggeworks, LLC Health Policy
Maine NEW Leadership Program Faculty in Residence June 2011
Maine NEW Leadership Program Panel Member June 2012 & June 2013
Established 9/11 Flag Standout commemorating the 10th Anniversary of 9/11
Liberty Family Foundation Volunteer
Town of Gray Bike / Pedestrian Committee
Organized / M.C. Volunteer Service Assembly G-NG High School Student Body January 2012
Crystal Lake USO Ice Fishing Derby Director
Lifelong St. Gregory’s Church member
St. Gregory’s Parish Council
St. Gregory’s Eucharistic Minister and Lay Leader Celebrant

Leading Lady in Augusta
Business, Research, Economic Development Committee 2002-2010
* Republican Lead 2002-2004
Attendance & Voting Record 100% for 8 year tenure 2002-2010
Submitted 7 pieces of Legislation, 3 into Law
MERI Rate:
* Maine Economic Research Institute is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organization that rates state legislators on how they vote regarding key economic bills that encourage a healthy economy and quality jobs.
* 121st Legislature 90%
* 122nd Legislature 94.5%
* 123rd Legislature 93.5%
* 124th Legislature 95.5%
Liason between Maine Department of Transportation and Maine Turnpike Authority with the Town of Gray for project completion of the Gray Bypass, now named Maine Wildlife Park Way.