April 07, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE

House District 49, Union-Warren

Democrat

Diane F. Cowan

Age: 45

Address: 295 Friendship Long Island, Friendship, ME 04547

E-mail: diane@dianecowan.com

Web site: DianeCowan.com

Family: No information provided

Education: Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, 1983, SUNY Binghamton; Ph.D. in marine biology, 1992, Boston University

Occupation: Executive director, The Lobster Conservancy

Experience: Friendship Planning Board; volunteer K-12 schools; division leader, Department of Marine Resources; professor, Bates College; Marine Policy Fellow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Top three priorities if elected:

? Conservation of Maine’s natural resources.

? Education.

? Small business.

Republican

Wesley E. Richardson

Age: 63

Address: 893 North Pond Road, Warren, ME 04864

E-mail: wes893@aol.com

Web site: Web site not provided

Family: Children: David, Darrin

Education: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Northeastern University, Boston

Occupation: Retired bank president

Experience: Former member SAD 40 school board; former budget committee member-Knox County; board member, Tanglewood 4-H camp

Top three priorities if elected:

? Increase access to affordable health care.

? Reduce highest in the nation tax burden.

? Support business growth opportunities.


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