In addition to serving in the Legislature, he has served on the Paris Board of Selectmen; the Paris Economic Development Committee; Paris Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization; Buckfield Economic Development Committee adviser; Buckfield Old Church on the Hill Committee adviser; Buckfield Community Day Committee adviser; Pink Feather Foundation; Nezinscot Valley Community Players; Oxford Hills youth football coach; Paris T-ball coach; member of Oxford Lodge No. 18 and the Kora Shrine; Norway-Paris Fish and Game Club; Waterford Fish and Game Club.
The Joint Standing Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs oversees Alcoholic beverage laws; adult-use marijuana regulation; lottery; for profit and nonprofit gambling, including games of chance, beano and raffles; slot machines, gaming devices; harness racing and off-track betting; election laws; campaign practices; campaign financing and disclosures; the Maine Clean Election Act; voter registration; direct initiatives and people’s veto; legislative ethics; lobbyist registration and reporting; Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices; veterans’ programs; Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management Services (except the Maine Emergency Management Agency); Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations; Gambling Control Board; and Maine National Guard.
Constituent Services offered to residents of Buckfield, Hebron and Paris include congratulatory letters, Legislative Sentiments, flags flown over the Capitol, assistance with state departments, general comments or questions about legislative matters.
Sponsored Legislation (2019-2020)
|An Act To Allow Eating Establishments To Permit Smoking Tobacco in Designated Outdoor Eating Areas|
|An Act To Eliminate the Statutory Duty To Retreat and Affirm the Right of Self-defense|
|An Act To Make Ballot Questions Easier To Read and Understand for Maine Voters|
|An Act To Enact the Campus Free Expression Act|
|An Act To Facilitate Weekend Malt Liquor Purchases by Licensed Establishments|
|An Act To Address Maine’s Firefighter Shortage by Offering Firefighter Training for Credit in High School Career and Technical Education Programs|
|An Act To Protect Maine Residents from Stalking and Unauthorized Surveillance by Use of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle|