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Sawin Millett, Jr.'s Biography
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H. Sawin Millett, Jr.
Wife: Barbara; 5 Children: Kenneth, Kerry, Kathy, Karla, Kevin
MEd, University of Maine, 1967
BS, Bates College, 1959
Commissioner, Department of the Administrative and Financial Services, 2011-present
Appointed, Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services, January 2011
Representative, Maine State House of Representatives, 1968-1972, 2002-2010
Candidate, Maine State Senate, District 14, 2010
Member, Committee to Oversee the Privatization of Maine's Wholesale Liquor Operations, 2003-2004
Member, Joint Select Committee on Health Care Reform, 2003-2004
Member, Govenor's School Funding Task Force, 1992-1994
Member, Board of Overseers and Executive Committee of The Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast and Islands, 1985-1990
Member, Special Commission to Study School Funding and State Tax Law, 1988-1989
Member, School Funding Task Force, 1987
Member, Steering Committee, Education Commission of the States, 1978-1980
Member/Chairman, Maine Occupational Information Coordinating Committee, 1978-1979
Member, Postsecondary Education Commission of Maine, 1976-1979
Member, Education Finance Commission, 1976-1977
Member/Chairman, Govenor's Task Force on Problems of Alcoholism in State Government, 1977
Member, Education Subsidy Committee, 1974-1975
Member, State Manpower Services Council, 1974-1975
Member/Chair, Joint Select Committee of the Inquiry into the Operations of the Department of Health and Welfare, 1971-1972
Member, Special Legislative Committee Studying Alternative Ways of Financing Public Higher Education in Maine, 1971-1972
State Office Representative/Western Maine Regional Director, United States Senator Susan Collins, 2000-2002, retired
Communications/Association Communications, Maine State Government, 1975-1979, 1987-2002
Associate Commissioner, Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, 1996-2000
Commissioner, Department of Administrative and Financial Services, 1989-1995
Policy Advisor, Governor Angus King, 1995
Commissioner, Department of Finance, 1989-1991
Legislative Director for Governor John McKernan, 1987-1989
Assistant Professor, University of Southern Maine, 1985-1987
Associate Executive Director, Maine School Management Association, 1971-1975, 1979-1985
Commissioner, Department of Educational and Cultural Services, 1975-1979
Executive Director, Maine School Management Association, 1971-1975
Principal/Teacher, Caravel Junior High School, 1963-1971
Teacher/Coach, Hermon High School, 1962-1963
Teacher/Coach, Carmel High School, 1959-1962
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Maine Educational Council, 1971-1972, 1975-1980, 1995-present
Member, Advisory Committee to Western Maine University and Community College Center, 2003-present
Member, Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce, 2003-present
Member, American Society of Professional Administrators
Member, Board of Directors, Volunteers of America
Member, Lewiston-Auburn Rotary
Member, Maine Farm Bureau
Moderator, Waterford's Town Meeting
Member, Board of Selectmen Waterford, 1987-1995
Member, Leadership Maine Alpha Class, 1993-1994
Member, Board of Trustees, University of Maine, 1975-1979
Member, Board of Selectmen Dixmont, 1963-1970
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