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Representative Christopher Kessler
  Representing: Cape Elizabeth (Part), South Portland (Part)
District #121

Rep. Chris Kessler is serving his third term in the Maine House of Representatives. He is a member of the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee.

An energy auditor, Rep. Kessler is a strong advocate for energy efficiency and renewable energy. He is a former board member of the Maine Association of Building Efficiency Professionals and helped to administer the City of South Portland's Low-Income Weatherization Program.

A longtime resident of South Portland, Rep. Kessler is an active volunteer in the community and a strong housing rights advocate. He is the founder of the South Portland Tenants Association and was the catalyst behind the City of South Portland's first housing security ordinance. He has served as a volunteer for numerous community associations and boards.

Rep. Kessler holds a bachelor’s degree in music and is a certified energy auditor by the Building Performance Institute. He lives in South Portland with his wife and two daughters.

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Rep. Kessler is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Energy Utilities and Technology.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Energy policy, including energy resources, efficiency and conservation; insulation; electric industry, including supply, transmission and distribution; natural gas industry; telecommunications industry, including mobile, telephone, Internet, broadband and cable television services; E-9-1-1; water and sewer utilities, including district charters; Public Utilities Commission; Office of the Public Advocate; Governor’s Office of Independence and Security; and Efficiency Maine Trust.

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Contact Me

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You can also contact me at my home:

39 Stanley Street
South Portland, ME 04106
(207) 956-0882

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.