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Joseph Brooks' Biography
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Joseph E. Brooks
Wife: Mary; 2 Children
Diploma, John Babst High School
Representative, Maine State House of Representatives, 1996-2002, 2012-2014
Candidate, Maine State House of Representatives, District 42, 2004, 2006, 2010
Candidate, Maine State Senate, District 11, 2002
Chair, Town Planning Board, 1989-1999
Chair, Town Budget Committee, 1990-1995
State Appeals Board Member, United States Selective Service Commission, 1994-present
Member, Secretary of State's Elections Law Advisory Commission
Co-Chair, Taskforce on Eating Disorders, 1996-1998
Co-Chair, Taskforce on Prescription Drugs, 1996-1998
Member, Eastern Regional Council/Alcohol and Drug, 1975-1990
Program Director, Waldo County Preschool & Family Services, 2003-2004
Center Director, Central Maine Area Agency on Aging, 2000-2003
Journalist, Bangor Daily News, 1961-1998
Newspaper Editor, Bangor Daily News, 1961-1998
Administrator, Bangor Daily News, 1961-1998
Served, United States Army National Guard, 1959-1972
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Board Member, National Association for the Mentally Ill, 2003-present
President Elect, Waldo County Kiwanis Club, 2002-present
Vice President, Friends of Fort Knox, 1999-present
Member, Airport Committee
Former Member, Board of Directors, Maine Press Association
Former President, Maine Press Association
Member, Solid Waste and Recycling Committee
Chair, Winterport's Budget Committee, 1994-2001
Chair, Winterport's Planning Board, 1995-2000
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