July 13, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE

House District 37, Blue Hill-Castine

Independent

F. Robert Bauer

Age: 57

Address: P.O. Box 1086, Blue Hill, ME 04614

E-mail: rbauer@acadia.nt

Web site: Web site not provided

Family: Wife: Dr. Lorraine H. Huckel; children: Nathan, Amelia and Zachary Huckel-Bauer

Education: Bachelor’s degree in philosophy and religion, Bates College, 1973; master’s degree in marine affairs, University of Rhode Island, 1977

Occupation: Manager, Atlantic Trucking, Hancock, Maine

Experience: President, Maine’s Best Seafood, Hancock, 1994-2005; chairman, Blue Hill Comprehensive Plan 2002-2004; Blue Hill Planning Board 2001-2003; adviser, Maine Aquaculture Task Force; county commissioner candidate ’02

Top three priorities if elected:

? Saving rural communities

? Renewable energy/lower electric rates

? Affordable health insurance

Democrat

James M. Schatz

Age: 66

Address: 578 Pleasant St., Blue Hill, ME 04614

E-mail: bluehillfarm@gwi.net

Web site: Web site not provided

Family: Married, four children, six grandchildren

Education: Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, master’s degree in criminology/correctional administration, University of Colorado

Occupation: Innkeeper and selectman

Experience: One-term state representative; six-term selectman, Blue Hill; member, County Budget Committee, Steering Committee for Healthy Peninsula Project, past board member, EMDC and Hancock County Planning

Top three priorities if elected:

? Strengthen Maine’s economy: Take action to develop our road, rail, water and Internet access.

? Continue our efforts to extend affordable and accessible health care to all Mainers. Make the necessary modifications to Dirigo to assure that this happens.

? Reduce the amount of “one size fits all” legislative action and rule making. This approach often ignores the unique needs of our rural-coastal communities.

Republican

Kerry Ann Sullivan

Age: 28

Address: 243 Blue Hill Road, Surry, ME 04684

E-mail: kerry.sullivan@gmail.com

Web site: Web site not provided

Family: No information provided

Education: Bachelor’s degree in history, 2001, University of Southern Maine

Occupation: Special education, Mount Desert Elementary School

Experience: Worked in special education for five years

Top three priorities if elected:

? Lowering taxes

? Bringing jobs to Maine

? Making health care affordable


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