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Representative Janice Dodge
  Representing: Belfast, Belmont and Northport
District #39

Rep. Jan Dodge is serving her third term in the Maine House of Representatives. She proudly sits on the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee.

After teaching music in public schools for 30 years, Rep. Dodge is now retired but remains an active advocate for Maine’s students and teachers. She has been involved with the Maine Education Association’s Government Relations Committee and MEA-Retired positions. She was formerly the chair of Aging Well in Waldo County’s steering committee, has worked with Waldo County Triad and is involved with the Belfast Chamber of Commerce.

Rep. Dodge lives in her childhood home just two blocks from Penobscot Bay.

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Rep. Dodge 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.

For more information about the schedule of committee hearings or to sign up for advance notice of public hearings click here.


Click on the button below to see all bills, joint resolutions and orders I sponsored or cosponsored this session, as well as legislative sentiments that honor and recognize people from our district and throughout the state.



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Contact Me

Thank you for taking time to contact me. You may use the online contact form to reach me.

You can also contact me at my home:

17 Vine Street
Belfast, ME 04915
(207) 338-1626

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.