Rep. Walter A. Kumiega III
Rep. Walter Kumiega is serving his third term in the Legislature and is House chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources. Kumiega has been appointed Maine's Legislative Commissioner to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. The fishing industry is a major part of the economy in the district Kumiega represents.
Kumiega previously served on the Deer Isle-Stonington School Committee for nine years and is in his 18th year on the board of Child and Family Opportunities, the Head Start grantee for Hancock and Washington counties.
A self-employed carpenter, Kumiega lives on Little Deer Isle with his wife, Penny. His two children are both students at the University of Maine.
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Rep. Kumiega serves as House chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources for the 126th Legislature.
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.
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