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Senate District 23
Eloise Vitelli


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Sen. Vitelli has climbed Mt. Katahdin 10 times.

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Sen. Vitelli and Rep. DeChant to host in-district office hours in Bath

AUGUSTA — Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic,  and Rep. Jennifer DeChant, D-Bath, will be holding joint office hours Saturday, March 18 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Patten Free Library on 33 Summer Street in Bath. No RSVP is required, and meetings are open to anyone who would like to voice their...

$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...

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.

Education

  • 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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