Senator Lisa Keim is in her third term serving the constituents of District 18 in the Maine State Senate.
Senate District 18 consists of northern Oxford County and two communities in Androscoggin County.
She currently serves as the Senate Republican Lead for both the Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary as well as the Government Oversight Committee. Previously, she served as a member of the State and Local Government Committee. She has also served as chair of the Working Group to Improve the Provision of Indigent Legal Services, the Right to Know Advisory Commission, and the Criminal Records Review Advisory Committee.
Outside of state government, Senator Keim serves on the New England Board of Higher Education’s (NEBHE) Legislative Advisory Committee, is a state director for Women in Government, and serves on the Council of State Governments (CSG) East Executive Committee.
A Harvard Kennedy School Senior Executive SLG Fellow, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Marketing from the University of Southern Maine, is a graduate of the 2017 Eastern Leadership Academy, and is also a Henry Toll Fellow. Senator Keim is a lifelong resident of western Maine, a wife of 31 years to her husband, Blue, and a proud mother of three adult children that she homeschooled until high school.
Senator Keim’s happiest moments are climbing a mountain with her family, although she enjoys all outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, bike and ATV riding, yard work and, yes, even shoveling snow.
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