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Representative Ryan Tipping-Spitz

District #123

Representing: Orono (part)



Ryan Tipping-Spitz is serving his second term in the Maine Legislature. Ryan grew up in Orono and graduated from Orono High School in 2004. After receiving his bachelors from Acadia University, he worked as a community organizer in Maine for 3 years. Ryan now works for a locally owned hardware store in Orono.

Ryan is concerned interested in creating a fair economy, ensuring access to quality affordable healthcare and making sure that every child in Maine has the opportunity to receive an excellent education.

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Rep. Tipping-Spitz is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs.

Brief 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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Contact Me

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You can also contact me at my home:

2 Pine Street, Apt. B
Orono, ME 04473
Home tel: (207) 866-4333

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.