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Eloise VitelliDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 24
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Eloise A. Vitelli (born 1949) is the majority leader of the Maine Senate. She is a Democrat representing Senate District 24, which serves all of Sagadahoc County and the adjacent town of Dresden, Maine in Lincoln County. Vitelli was first elected to the Maine Senate in a 2013 special election, but lost her re-election bid in 2014. She was re-elected in 2016, 2018, 2020, and 2022. Vitelli began working as an entrepreneurship trainer in the early 1980s and was the director of program and policy for New Ventures Maine for 38 years. She became the Assistant Senate Majority Leader in December 2020, and Majority Leader in February 2021.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Maine
University of Pittsburgh
University of Southern Maine
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Maine State Senate
2022 - Current
Maine State Senate
2016 - 2022
Majority Leader
Maine State Senate
2020 - Current
Assistant Majority Leader
Maine State Senate
2019 - 2020
Maine State Senate
2013 - 2014
Program and Policy, New Ventures Maine
1981 - Current
Former Early Childhood Teacher
Head Start Program of Waldoboro
Former Early Childhood Teacher
Head Start Program of Brunswick
Other Experience1 - 17 of 17
Board of the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust
Maine Economic Growth Council
Permanent Commission on the Status of Women
2011 - 2013
Board Member
Grow Smart Maine
2012 - Current
Board President
MidCoast Economic Development District
2008 - 2010
County Chair
Maine Democratic Party
1999 - 2010
Sagadahoc County Democrats
2004 - 2008
Former Member
Mid Coast Economic Development District
Former Member
Zoning Board of Appeals
Former Member
Arrowsic School Committee
Former School Board Member
Regional School Unit 1
Former Volunteer
AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America, Maine Women’s Lobby
Leadership Maine, Beta Class
Former Member
Joint Committee on Legislative Council, Maine State Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Rules, Maine State Senate
Former Member
Joint Subcommittee on Legislative Budget, Maine State Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Marine Resources, Maine Senate