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Dave Miramant


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As of December 2015, Sen. Miramant has logged 16,899 hours of flight time — and counting. That’s just short of two full years of his life spent in the sky.

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$11 million in unclaimed cash for Mainers available from Treasurer

AUGUSTA — The Office of the State Treasurer has received more than $11 million in the form of unclaimed property in the past year, and Mainers are being urged to check whether any of that cash belongs to them. “Unclaimed property” is money owed to Maine people by third parties, such as...

Miramant bill would create publicly owned state bank

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, would create a state bank to conduct the state’s financial business in the best interest of Mainers, not corporate shareholders. The bill — LD 237, “An Act to Establish a State Bank” — received a public hearing before the...

Sen. Dave Miramant represents coastal Knox County in the Maine Senate. Attending high school  in a suburb of Boston during the Vietnam War, Sen. Miramant was first introduced to the values about our society, environment and natural resources that still motivate him today.

After attending the University of Maine at Farmington, Sen. Miramant began a long career in aviation. As an airline pilot and captain, he learned to bring a crew together to accomplish complicated tasks. Those leadership skills would later serve him in the Legislature. During that time, he also connected with diverse groups of people all over the world, only to learn how similar we all are.  He spent a lot of time listening to a broad range of perspectives.

While he no longer works in the major airlines, Miramant continues to fly, as the owner and operator of Spirit Soaring Glider Rides. In addition to his work in the air, Sen. Miramant has also been a small business owner and boat captain.

Sen. Miramant was elected to the Maine House of Representatives in 2006, and the Maine Senate in 2014. In these positions, he was able to use the leadership skills he had developed throughout his life.

Sen. Miramant lives in Camden with his wife, Dee, with whom he has two adult children, Ashley and Josh.


Board Positions

  • Former member of the Camden Select Board, 2000-2003.
  • Current member of the Camden Personnel Committee.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, University of Maine at Farmington.

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