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Chellie M. Pingree Edit Profile

also known as Rochelle M. Pingree

United States Representative from Maine

Chellie M. Pingree, United States Representative from Maine.


Pingree, Chellie M. was born on April 2, 1955 in Minneapolis.


Attended, University Southern Maine. Attended, Outward Bound, 1970. Bachelor, College of Atlantic, 1976.

Attended Summer Fellows Program, Kennedy School Government, 1996.


Farmer North Island Farm, 1977—1980. Owner, founder North Island Designs, 1981—1993. Member Maine State Senate from District 12, 1992—2000, majority leader, 1996—2000.

President, Chief Executive Officer Common Cause, 2003—2007. Founder, managing partner Nebo Lodge, 2006—2009. Member United States Congress from 1st Maine District, since 2009.

Member North Haven Grange, since 1981. Founder, president North Haven Arts and Enrichment Fund, 1999—2000. Member advisory board Main Businesses for Social Responsibility, since 2000.

Board directors Wal-Mart Watch, since 2005.


Member Special Committee to Study Nursing Home Rates, 1995—1996, Commission to Study Poverty Among the Working Poor, 1995—1996, Advisory Committee on Mental Retardation, 1995—1996. Co-chair Maine Economic Growth Council, 1995—1998. Former chair SAD 7 School Board.

Chair North Haven Tax Assesors, 1980—1994. Member North Haven Planning Board, 1989—1994. Senator Maine State Senate, 1992—2000.


Divorced; children: Hannah, Cecily, Asa.

Hannah Pingree

Cecily Pingree

Asa Pingree