Alna, Jefferson, Whitefield, and Wiscasset
Representative Edward Polewarcyzk of Wiscasset is currently serving his first term representing House District 47, which includes the towns of Alna, Jefferson, Whitefield, and Wiscasset. He currently serves on the 131st Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs.
Representative Polewarczyk worked on the Space Shuttle Program in its early design phase and found himself working with the engineers who took us to the moon. Thirty-four years later, he retired as the Director of the Orbiter Production & Operations for United Space Alliance, the Prime Contractor for NASA, on the Space Shuttle Program. His production responsibilities included modifications to the Orbiter Fleet totaling approximately $150 million. Polewarczyk’s operations responsibilities included being a member of the team that gave the “Go for Launch”, as well as managing a team in Mission Control at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The team’s function was to resolve problems as they occurred during flight.
Ed earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, as well as an MBA from American International College. He served as 1st Lieutenant and instructor in the United States Army Signal Corps for two years in Fort Gordon, GA.
Locally, Ed serves as a member of the American Legion, Chamber of Commerce, and Knights of Columbus. He also serves as a School Board member at St. John’s Catholic School in Brunswick. He previously has served on the Wiscasset Budget Committee and as Chair of the Lincoln County Budget Committee.
Ed and his wife, Arlene, have two children together; Mary and Joseph. In his free time, he enjoys gardening, reading, and serving as a lector at St. Patrick Church in Newcastle.
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