SENATOR EDWARD YOUNGBLOOD
of Penobscot County
(R) Senate District 31
Penobscot County - Bradley, Brewer, Burlington, Clifton, Grand Falls Twp., Greenfield, Summit Twp. 1
ND), Eddington, Holden, Lowell, Milford and Orrington.
Hancock County - Amherst, Aurora, Bucksport, Castine, Dedham, Mariaville, T32 MD, Orland, Otis,
Penobscot and Verona.
Government Oversight Committee
Energy, Utilities and Technology
Senator Edward M. Youngblood was re-elected to the Maine
Senate on November 6, 2012 to represent Senate District 31 after an eight-year absence. Senator
Youngblood previously served in the Senate during the 120th and 121st
Legislatures. He represents the Penobscot communities of Bradley, Brewer, Burlington, Clifton,
Eddington, Grand Falls Plantation, Greenfield, Holden, Lowell, Milford, Orrington, and Summit
Township, and the Hancock communities of Amherst, Aurora, Bucksport, Castine, Dedham, Mariaville,
Orland, Otis, Penobscot, and Verona Island.
Senator Youngblood is a member of
the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee and the Government Oversight Committee.
Senator Youngblood has significant ties to the Government Oversight Committee, having
co-authored and pushed for the passage of legislation that led to the creation of the
Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability (OPEGA) when he served in the
Senator Youngblood attended Milo
High School and received a B.S. degree from Husson University. He also graduated from
National School of Savings Banking - Fairfield University in Fairfield Connecticut.
Senator Youngblood spent 10 years
as a Brewer High School District Trustee. He also served two terms as a Commissioner on
the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices.
Senator Youngblood served as
Senior Vice President of Bangor Savings Bank, where is worked for 30 years. Within the
community, he is involved with Phillips-Strickland House (Board of Directors), Kahtadin
Council Inc. Boy Scouts of America (Board of Directors, past treasurer), Friends of Fort
Knox (past Board of Directors), Bangor Regional Chamber of Commerce (Board of Directors,
past president), United Way of Eastern Maine (past Board of Directors), Brewer Economic
Development Corp. (Board of Directors, past president), Eastern Maine Health System
(corporator), and Bangor Savings Bank (corporator).
Senator Youngblood and his wife,
Margaret, live in Brewer.