Senator Brad Farrin is currently serving his second term in the Maine State Senate. He represents the people of Senate District 3, which is made up of Anson, Bingham, Canaan, Caratunk, Central Somerset Unorganized Territory, Cornville, Dennistown Plantation, Embden, Highland Plantation, Jackman, Madison, Mercer, Moose River, Moscow, New Portland, Norridgewock, Northeast Somerset Unorganized Territory (includes Rockwood Strip Twp.), Northwest Somerset Unorganized Territory, Pittsfield, Pleasant Ridge Plantation, Rome, Seboomook Lake Unorganized Territory, Skowhegan, Smithfield, Solon, Starks, The Forks Plantation and West Forks Plantation.
Senator Farrin currently serves on the Transportation Committee.
Prior to serving in the Maine Senate, Farrin served District 111 for two terms in the Maine House of Representatives, serving as Ranking Member of the Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee and also on the Transportation Committee.
With more than 30 years of experience in construction and project management, Farrin is the Corporate Facilities Manager for Milton CAT, New England’s premier construction equipment supplier. In this role he is responsible for property management, regulatory compliance, facility maintenance and the start-up of all major capital projects for 15 facilities in six states.
Senator Farrin was the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the Maine Air National Guard before retiring in 2013 as its highest-ranking enlisted airman, serving nearly three decades. He deployed to Iraq in 2008 in Operation Iraqi Freedom and to the Horn of Africa in 2009 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He has more than 18 major awards and decorations, including the Legion of Merit and the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal.
He is a proud member of the American Legion, VFW, the Enlisted Association of the National Guard and Air Force Sergeants Association. Locally, he served as a captain with the Norridgewock Fire Department until 2004.
Senator Farrin lives in Norridgewock with his partner Lynn Boucher. Between the two, they have 4 daughters and 1 grandson.
(Augusta – 1/15/21) – Maine’s Transportation Commissioner Bruce Van Note has reappointed Senator Brad Farrin to serve two years on Maine’s Public Transit Advisory Council. The work of this committee is especially critical as the state works through a budget ) shortfall in general and specifically a large funding problem for transportation. Senator Farrin has … Continue reading Senator Farrin Reappointed to Maine’s Public Transit Advisory Council
(January 5, 2021) – The deadline for submitting new bills for the 130th State Legislature was December 18, 2020. Currently, only the titles of these bills are available. Below is a list of the bill titles submitted by Senator Brad Farrin. An Act To Increase Investment Caps in the Maine Seed Capital Tax Credit Program … Continue reading Senator Brad Farrin Submits Bills for the New Legislature
(December 21, 2020) – The condition of our roads and bridges and the manner in which we finance them long-term has reached crisis levels, complicated further by the large budget shortfall caused by the pandemic. For this reason, it is very important that Sen. Brad Farrin has been reappointed to serve as the lead Republican … Continue reading Senator Brad Farrin Reappointed to the Transportation Committee