Representative Heather W. Sirocki
Rep. Heather Sirocki serves the residents of District 128, which includes part of Scarborough. A Massachusetts native, Rep. Sirocki has lived in Maine since 1970 and in Scarborough since 1984. She and her husband have been married for over 25 years and have three children.
Before moving to Scarborough, Rep. Sirocki gained firsthand exposure to the hard work and long hours needed to succeed in a small business while living on the family farm and helping in the family grain store business during the 1970s. She is a high honors graduate of both Massabesic High School and Westbrook College, where she earned her associate of science degree in dental hygiene.
Rep. Sirocki currently works in the dental field and is able to apply her private sector experience in healthcare to her public sector service as a member of the Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee. In addition, Rep. Sirocki has been appointed to the Substance Abuse Services Commission, the Advisory Committee on Dental Education, and the Maine Children's Growth Council.
In addition to her career as a registered dental hygienist and receptionist, Rep. Sirocki has been deeply involved in the Scarborough community. She has held elected office on several school and church boards and has regularly volunteered for local and school organizations. Her involvement included serving as the booster president of the Gym Dandies Children's Circus, secretary for the Scarborough Band Boosters, treasurer for Sea Scout Ship 12 of greater Portland, and Superintendent of Religious Education at the Blue Point Congregational Church, parent volunteer for the Scarborough High School Academic Decathlon team, and in other capacities with the Scarborough school system. Rep. Sirocki also donated her time to St. Patrick's School, St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, and to Westbrook College/UNE, where she currently serves on the Westbrook College Alumni Association Board of Directors.
Policy areas of particular interest to Rep. Sirocki are healthcare, education, the challenges of small businesses and farmers, and the financial burden placed on taxpayers.