Rep. Kenneth Fredette will visit UMaine Nov. 16

On Thursday, November 16, the Policy Center welcomes Rep. Kenneth Fredette as a Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow. Representative Fredette is serving his third term as the House Republican Leader representing House District 100, which includes Newport, Corinna, Plymouth, Etna and Dixmont. He has served on the Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs and the Joint Standing Committee on Elections.

Rep. Fredette earned a Master’s in Public Policy and Management with a concentration in Government Finance from USM’s Edmund Muskie School for Public Service, and a Juris
Doctor from the University of Maine School of Law. He also earned a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Rep. Fredette is a member of the Maine Air National Guard and has served for twelve years as a Judge Advocate General (JAG). Currently an attorney in private practice, he has also taught at Eastern and Southern Maine Community Colleges.

Distinguished Maine Policy Fellows are prominent Maine individuals with past or current careers as policy makers in the state. The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center brings these individuals to campus for a day to teach an undergraduate class, engage faculty about research and public policy, and meet with UMaine administration and graduate students. Rep. Fredette’s visit is sponsored by the Policy Center and the Office of Innovation and Economic Development.

A reception with Rep. Fredette will be held from 4:00 – 5:30 in the University Club of Fogler Library and is open to the public.