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Eloise Vitelli


Sen. Vitelli has climbed Mt. Katahdin 10 times.

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Vitelli bill would increase penalties for indecent exposure

AUGUSTA — Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, has submitted a proposal to increase the penalty for indecent exposure against children under the age of fourteen. Under current law, indecent exposure or ‘visual sexual aggression’ against a child under the age of twelve is a Class C felony. It...

Sen. Vitelli and Rep. Tepler to host joint office hours in Topsham

AUGUSTA — Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, and Rep. Denise Tepler, D-Topsham, will be holding joint office hours on Saturday, October 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the  Library Gallery at the Topsham Public Library on 25 Foreside Road. No RSVP is required, and meetings are open to anyone...

Sen. Vitelli has  made Arrowsic her home for the last 40 years. She represents Senate District 23 in the Maine Senate, which includes all of Sagadahoc County and the town of Dresden in Lincoln County. She was first elected to the Maine Senate during a special election in 2013.

For years, Sen. Vitelli has been an active member of her community, having served on the Zoning Board of Appeals in her hometown of Arrowsic, the local school committee and the RSU1 School Board. She also has served on the Mid Coast Economic Development District, and currently serves on the board of Kennebec Estuary Land Trust.

She began her professional life as an early childhood teacher and spent a year as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer working with the Maine Women’s Lobby. For the past 35 years, she has worked with New Ventures Maine (formerly known as Women, Work and Community), a statewide organization that helps Maine people create their own path to a career by finding jobs, continuing with education or starting a small business. The Maine Small Business Adminstration has recognized Sen. Vitelli’s career in economic development, which also includes a stint on the Maine Economic Growth Council. In 1995 she was inducted into the Maine Women’s Hall of Fame.

Sen. Vitelli is the mother of two grown sons, and lives with her husband, Bob, in the home she built in Arrowsic after attending the Shelter Institute. Surrounded by gardens and her chickens, she believes that that it’s important to work hard for what you have, and that together, Mainers can do great things. She is the mother of two grown sons.

Board Positions

  • Kennebec Estuary Land Trust.


  • Master’s Degree, Education Counseling, University of Southern Maine.
  • B.S., Political Science, University of Pittsburgh
  • Graduate, Leadership Maine, Beta class.

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