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John Martin's Biography
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State House (ME) - District 151, Democratic
Post Office Box 250
Eagle Lake, ME 04739
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John L. Martin
Eagle Lake, ME
BA, History/Government, University of Maine at Orono, 1963
Representative, Maine State House of Representatives, 2014-present
Member, Democratic National Committee
Candidate, Maine House of Representatives, District 1, 2012
Representative, Maine State House of Representatives, 1964-1994, 2008-2012
Senator, Maine State Senate, 2000-2008
Assistant Majority Leader, Maine State Senate, 2008
Speaker of the House, Maine State House, 1975-1994
House Minority Floor Leader, Maine State House, 1971-1974
Treasurer, Eagle Lake Water and Sewer District, 1980-present
Member, New England Caucus of State Legislatures, 1978-present
Member, Aroostook County Democratic Committee, 1964-present
Chair, Task Force on Reapportionment, 1987-1988
Member, Democratic Convention Platform Committee, 1964-1975
Chair, Land Use Regulation Commission, 1970-1972
Chair, Intergovernmental Relations Commission, 1969
Assistant Professor, Political Science and Government, University of Maine Fort Kent
Graduate Work, Political Science, University of Maine Orono
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Chair, State Democratic Leaders Association, 1990-present
Member, American Academy of Political Science, 1980-present
Member, New England Political Science Association, 1980-present
President, Ambulance Services, Incorporated, 1974-present
Treasurer, Northern Maine General Hospital, 1965-present
Member, Board of the Foundation, State Legislatures
Vice Chair/Regional Executive Committee, Democratic State Legislative Leaders Association
President, Fish Ruix Health Centers
Member, Saint Mary's Church Parish Advisory
President/Member, State Legislative Leaders Foundation, 1976-1994
Trustee, Eastern Maine Healthcare, 1991
President, National Conference of State Legislatures, 1990-1991
Chair, Maine Legislative Council, 1978, 1989-1990
Vice Chair, Budget, Fiscal and Rules Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 1986-1987
Chair, State-Federal Assembly, National Conference of State Legislatures, 1985-1986
President, Maine Young Democrats, 1964-1969
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