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Representative Ralph Chapman

District #133

455 Varnumville Road, Brooksville, ME 04617



Rep. Ralph Chapman is serving his third term in the Maine House of Representatives. He and his wife, Rebecca Poole, have lived in the district for more than 20 years and raised their children in Hancock County.

Chapman’s primary career has been in scientific research applied to energy, renewable energy and energy efficiency. He has worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Lab and Tufts University’s Electro-Optics Technology Center.

More recently, Chapman has worked with United Technologies Center, the regional public career and technical education secondary school in Bangor. He has taught at the elementary through graduate levels and currently provides training in advanced building science for the energy efficient residential construction industry. His work has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals.

Chapman’s legislative priorities are bringing a scientific approach and data analysis capability to the legislative process, promoting job creation through innovation in local industry and encouraging citizen involvement igovernmental processes.

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Committee Assignment for the 127th Legislature to be announced

Rep. Chapman previously served on the Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee Department of Marine Resources; commercial marine fisheries management, licensing and enforcement; marine fish species; diadromous fish, mollusks; crustaceans; seaweed; sea urchins; sea cucumbers; processing and sale of marine fish and shellfish; and aquaculture.

For more information about the schedule of committee hearings or to sign up for advance notice of public hearings click here.



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Contact Me

Thank you for taking time to contact me. You may use the online contact form to reach me.

You can also contact me at my home:

455 Varnumville Road
Brooksville, ME 04617
Home tel: (207) 326-0899

When the Legislature is in session, you can leave a message for me by calling the State House Message Phone: (800) 423-2900 or the State House TTY Line: 207) 287-4469.