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Benjamin Meiklejohn's Biography
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Benjamin 'Ben' J. Meiklejohn
BA, English, University of Maine, 2001
Candidate, Maine State House of Representatives, District 120, 2006
Treasurer, Committee to Elect Susan Hopkins, Portland School Committee At-Large, 2005
Treasurer, Committee to Elect Dorothy LaFortune, Maine State House of Representatives, 2004
Chair, Maine Green Independent Party, 2001-2004
Field Coordinator, Maine Nader Campaign, Ralph Nader for President, 2000
Candidate, Maine State House of Representatives, District 31, 1998
Co-Chair, University Green Party, 1994-1997
Penobscot County Green Party Delegate, Maine Green Party Council, 1995-1996
At-Large Member, Portland School Committee, 2001-present
Co-Chair, Committee to Stop Corporate Welfare, 1998-present
Member, AmeriCorps Maine's Promise, 1997-1999
Co-Chair, P'Nuts Food Co-op, 1993-1994
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Resource Developer, Greater Portland Big Brothers Big Sisters
Coordinator for Youth Programs, Portland Community Policing Center
Representative, University of Maine System Board of Trustees, 2002-2007
Co-Chair, Student Environmental Action Coalition, 1996-1997
President, University of Maine Student Government, Incorporated, 1995-1997
Student Senator, University of Maine Student Government, Incorporated, 1993-1995
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