Senator Kim Rosen is currently serving her third term in the Maine State Senate. She represents the people of Senate District 8 which is made up of Bucksport, Castine, Dedham, Great Pond, Northwest Hancock Unorganized Territory, T32 MD Township, part of the East Hancock Unorganized Territory, Orland, Penobscot, Verona Island, Bradley, Brewer, Burlington, Clifton, East Central Penobscot Unorganized Territory, Eddington, Holden, Lincoln, Lowell and Orrington.
Currently, she serves as a member of the Legislature’s Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee. Previously, she also served on the Transportation Committee.
Prior to her service in the Senate, Senator Rosen served four terms in the Maine House of Representatives. During her time in the House, she was a member of the Transportation Committee and the Environment and Natural Resources Committee. She also served as the State Chair of Women In Government, a national organization of women legislators from all over the country.
Senator Rosen attended the University of Maine and the D’Lor Beauty School. She was the manager of the JC Penney beauty salon and went on to own her own salon, Finally Kim’s. She and her husband, Richard, also owned and operated Rosen’s Department Store in Bucksport.
The couple resides in Bucksport, where Senator Rosen is deeply involved in the community. She is a member of the Taylor Foundation’s board, and has also served as a member of the board of Next Step, the Ronald McDonald House and Patawa Club in Bangor.