Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow Rep. Erin Herbig to visit UMaine
Margaret Chase Smith Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow Rep. Erin Herbig will visit the University of Maine on Feb. 21.
Herbig will be honored with a reception from 4–5 p.m. at the University Club in Fogler Library. All are welcome to attend the event.
Herbig is serving her fourth term in the Maine House of Representatives. She represents House District 97 which includes Belfast, Northport and Waldo. As House majority leader, Herbig guides the 77-member House Democratic caucus through the legislative session and serves as a leading voice in policy negotiations.
Herbig was first elected in 2010 and served for four years as the House chair of the Legislature’s Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development Committee. She currently serves as chair of the Aging Caucus and the Legislative Council’s State House Facilities Committee.
Margaret Chase Smith Distinguished Maine Policy Fellows are prominent individuals with a past or current career as a policymaker in the state. The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center brings its fellows to campus for a day to teach an undergraduate class, engage faculty about research and public policy, and meet with UMaine administration and graduate students.
Herbig’s visit is co-sponsored by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and School of Forest Resources.