Castle Hill, Central Aroostook, Chapman, Mapleton, Oxbow North Township, Blaine, Bridgewater, Dyer Brook, Hammond, Hersey, Littleton, Mars Hill, Merrill, Monticello, Moro Plantation, Smyrna, Westfield, and E Township
Representative Donald Ardell of Monticello is serving his first term representing District 6, which includes the towns of Castle Hill, Central Aroostook, Chapman, Mapleton, Oxbow North Township, Blaine, Bridgewater, Dyer Brook, Hammond, Hersey, Littleton, Mars Hill, Merrill, Monticello, Moro Plantation, Smyrna, Westfield, and E Township. He currently serves on the 131st Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety.
Rep. Ardell spent a twenty-five year career as a special agent and criminal investigator, retiring from Homeland Security Investigations in 2021. During that time, he worked in many different departments and agencies including United States Immigration & Naturalization Service, United States Customs Service Office of Investigations, Homeland Security Investigations, and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Aroostook Task Force. From 2011 to 2013, Rep. Ardell was a Homeland Security Investigations Representative assigned to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Rep. Ardell earned his BA in both Criminology and Fine Arts from the State University of New York, Plattsburgh in 1995. He serves his local community as a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Monticello Fish and Game Club, where he enjoys spending his free time outdoors, hunting and fishing.
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