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Council Members

Maine Economic Growth Council

The Growth Council is comprised of 19 members who are jointly appointed by the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House. Members serve staggered three-year terms and represent diverse stakeholder interests in the economy: business people, educators, labor leaders, state legislators, and those with community, health, and/or environmental interests.

LuAnn Ballesteros, The Jackson Laboratory
Honorable Andre Cushing, Senate District #33
Honorable Jennifer DeChant, House District #62
Honorable Jim Dill, Senate District #5
Thomas Driscoll, E.S. Boulos Company
Greg Dugal, Maine Innkeepers Association & Maine Restaurant Association
George Gervais, Department of Economic & Community Development
Thomas Kittredge, City of Belfast
John Napolitano, Plumbers and Pipefitters Union 716
Honorable Matthew Pouliot, House District #57
Steve Schley, Pingree Associates Inc.
Mark St.Germain, St.Germain Collins
Stephen Von Vogt, Maine Marine Composites, Maine Innovation Economy Advisory Bd.
Tim Walton, Walton External Affairs

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Maine Economic Growth Council


Ryan Neale

Phone 207-626-3119


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