Rep. Matthea Elisabeth Larsen Daughtry
Rep. Mattie Daughtry is serving her second term in the Maine Legislature. She is the House chair of the Maine Commission on College Affordability and College Completion.
Daughtry, a lifelong Brunswick resident, graduated from Brunswick High School and Smith College.
Daughtry runs her own local photography and video company. She also assists a local photographer and works as a freelance writer and researcher.
Previously, she was the communications associate for Maine’s Majority and did legislative research for the organization. She has also worked as a curator for Brunswick-based VSA Arts of Maine, an organization serving people with disabilities through the arts. Daughtry also co-owned and ran a small business featuring the VSA artists at 11 Pleasant St. in Brunswick. Daughtry founded and ran the news department at WOZQ 91.9 FM and also worked in thenews department at WFCR 88.5 FM, an NPR station in western Massachusetts. She worked in Congressman Tom Allen’s office as an intern in college. She has extensive experience working in her local community, on a local farm, as awaitress in town, as a counselor at several local camps and at the Times Record.
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Rep. Daughtry previously served on the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs.
Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Department of Education; State Board of Education; school finance, governance and administration; school budgets; school facilities; curriculum, instruction and assessment; teachers and administrators; special education and child development services; education of deaf and hard-of-hearing students; career and technical education; alternative education, school choice and home schooling; truancy and dropouts; educational services at juvenile correctional facilities; adult education; Maine Education Policy Research Institute; University of Maine System; Maine Community College System; Maine Maritime Academy; postsecondary education finance and governance; student assistance programs at Finance Authority of Maine; and cultural affairs, including Maine Arts Commission, Maine State Library, Maine State Museum and Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation.
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