Senator Jeff Timberlake, the Senate Republican Leader, is currently serving his second term in the Maine State Senate. He represents the people of Senate District 22, which consists of Litchfield, Wayne, Durham, Greene, Leeds, Lisbon, Sabattus, Turner and Wales.
Senator Timberlake currently serves on the Government Oversight Committee.
Prior to his service in the Senate, Timberlake served District 75 in the Maine House of Representatives for four consecutive terms. During this time, he served on the Appropriations Committee and the Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee and in 2012 he served on the Maine Economic Development Committee.
A resident of Turner, Sen. Timberlake is a co-owner of Ricker Hill Orchards, an eighth generation family farm. He and his family also own multiple businesses including Northland TrueValue and Northland Holder Inc.
He is a graduate of Leavitt Area High School and CMMC in Auburn, where he specialized in Automotive Technology and Diesel Mechanics and an earned an Associate Degree in Business Management.
Sen. Timberlake served as a fireman for the town of Turner for thirty-seven years, Chairman of the Turner Planning Board for sixteen years and as Vice Chairman of the Board of Selectmen for two years. He is currently a member of the Kora Shrine, Nezinscot Lodge and the Turner Ridge Riders.
His spouse of 43 years is Joline. Together, they have one child and two grandchildren.
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(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 Jeff Timberlake. An Act To Restrict Sales of Cut-off Catalytic Converters An Act To Prohibit Candidates … Continue reading Senator Jeff Timberlake Submits Bills for the New Legislature
Senator Jeff Timberlake at his seat during “Swearing-In Day” for the Maine State Senate at the Augusta Civic Center on December 2. Now that the 130th Maine Senate has convened, committees will begin their legislative work in January. Senator Timberlake was reelected in November to represent Senate District 22 which includes Durham, Greene, Leeds, Lisbon, … Continue reading Senator Timberlake Sworn In
Focusing on small gatherings while thousands safely frequent big-box stores strains credibility JOINT STATEMENT ON TODAY’S EXECUTIVE ORDER- STATEHOUSE/REMOTELY – Legislative Republicans believe that Governor Mills latest Executive Order is punitive, makes little scientific sense and will hurt Maine citizens already struggling to adhere to ever increasing mandates with little to show for it. “I … Continue reading Governor’s Latest Executive Order Goes Too Far
Sen. Jeff Timberlake looks forward to bipartisan success Hello. I am Senate Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake. It’s quite a humbling honor to serve the people of Maine and I suspect you all are just as anxious as I am to see us get started on this new legislative session. The 130th Legislature will face unprecedented, … Continue reading Optimism As the 130th Senate Begins
Senator Jeff Timberlake On How United We Were After 9-11 Hello, I am Assistant Senate Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake of Senate District 22. Nineteen years ago, this morning, I was sitting having breakfast while I watched the news and an airplane crashed into the first tower of the World Trade Center. All of us remember … Continue reading Radio Address – 9/11/20