On December 5th, 2012, Justin Alfond was elected the 115th President of the Maine State Senate.
Justin is a Mainer with roots in Dexter and Waterville. He attended Tulane University and earned a degree in Business Administration.
In 2004, Justin moved to Portland and founded the Maine chapter of The League of Young Voters. He served four years as the Maine State Director, leading initiatives such as Opportunity Maine, the Maine Energy Efficiency Disclosure Form, and Portland’s inclusionary zoning ordinance.
Justin is also an active member of a number of civic, political and philanthropic organizations. He serves on a number of boards of directors in Portland, Maine, and New England, including Avesta Housing, Opportunity Maine, Maine Initiatives, Kennebec Valley Community College, the New England Board of Higher Education and the New England Secondary School Consortium.
Outside of the legislature, Justin has worked on several housing and business projects, including 135 Sheridan St, 645 Congress St, and his latest venture, Bayside Bowl.
Justin lives with his wife Rachael, son Jacoby and their dog Tipitina in Portland.