5th, 2012, Justin Alfond was elected the 115th President of the Maine State
Justin is a Mainer with roots in Dexter
and Waterville. He attended Tulane University and earned a degree in Business
In 2004, Justin moved to Portland and
founded the Maine chapter of The League of Young Voters. He served four years as the Maine State
Director, leading initiatives such as Opportunity Maine, the Maine Energy Efficiency Disclosure
Form, and Portland’s inclusionary zoning ordinance.
Justin is also an active member of a
number of civic, political and philanthropic organizations. He serves on a number of boards of
directors in Portland, Maine, and New England, including Avesta Housing, Opportunity Maine, Maine
Initiatives, Kennebec Valley Community College, the New England Board of Higher Education and the
New England Secondary School Consortium.
Outside of the legislature, Justin has
worked on several housing and business projects, including 135 Sheridan St, 645 Congress St, and
his latest venture, Bayside Bowl.
Justin lives with his wife Rachael, son
Jacoby and their dog Tipitina in Portland.