Representative Bernard L. Ayotte
Representative Bernard Ayotte of Caswell was first elected to the Maine House of Representatives in 2004 to represent District 3, which includes the towns of Caswell, Grand Isle, Hamlin, Limestone, New Sweden, Van Buren, Woodland and Cyr Plantation, plus the unorganized territory of Connor Township.
Rep. Ayotte earned his bachelor's degree in biology at St. Francis College (now the University of New England). He taught biology and mathematics before becoming principal of New Sweden Elementary School. He has also owned and operated a sawmill and is a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Rep. Ayotte and his wife, Priscilla, have three children and four grandchildren.