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Representative Holly Sargent
Rep. Sargent
  Representing: York (Part)
District #147

Rep. Holly T. Sargent is serving her first term in the Maine House of Representatives. She is a member of the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee.

Rep. Sargent is the founder and CEO of Doing Good While Doing Well, a consulting firm focused on building bridges among nonprofits, social entrepreneurs and philanthropists. She is also the founding director of the Harvard Women’s Leadership Board. Previously, Rep. Sargent served for nearly 20 years as the senior associate dean for strategy and external affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. She has also served as the executive director for development of the Rhodes Trust, the global NGO overseeing the Rhodes Scholars.

An active member of her community, Rep. Sargent has served as the president of the York Rotary Club, vice chair of the Community Auditorium Building Committee and founder of the York Chapter of Together Women Rise. She is a member of the International Women’s Forum of Maine, serves on the board of the Maine Recovery Fund and is an honorary board member of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute.

Rep. Sargent has also served her faith community as the senior warden and chair of the capital campaign for St. George’s Episcopal Church. She is a former member of the Diocesan Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Maine.

Rep. Sargent and her husband, Robert, live in York and have two grown children.

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Rep. Sargent 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; charter schools, alternative education, school choice and home schooling; school district reorganization; online learning; student health, nutrition and safety; 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; Maine State Library; and cultural affairs, including Maine Arts Commission, Maine State Museum, Maine Historical Society, Maine Historic Preservation Commission, Maine Humanities Council and Maine Public, formerly known as Maine Public Broadcasting.

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You can also contact me at my home:

625 York Street
York, ME 03909

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 TDD Line: Relay 711.