Susan Deschambault
Susan Deschambault


Office Sought: Senator – District 32
Age: 68
Occupation: Retired Social Worker- Classification Case Manager and Supervisor (43 yrs) ME Dept Corrections
Education: Graduate of St. Joseph High School, B.A. from St. Francis College (UNE) and Paralegal Studies
Family: Son – Dominic
Hometown: Biddeford

Political experience

I was elected to and served two terms on the Biddeford City Council and was Chair of the Policy and Personnel committees. I was twice elected to serve on Biddeford Charter Revision Commission and am a former member of York County Budget Committee. I served for 12 years as a Police Commissioner and for 17 years was a as member and treasurer of Maine Criminal Justice Commission appointed by Governors McKernan, King and Baldacci. I was and am currently a member of Biddeford School System Policy Committee. I am a 15 year volunteer with PeoplesChoice Credit Union and am currently a Board Director. I also serve as the current Biddeford Planning Board Chair.

Why are you running for office?

I am seeking a second term in the Maine State Senate is to continue representing the 6 towns in District 32 – Alfred, Arundel, Biddeford, Dayton, Kennebunkport and Lyman. Each area has a unique need for advocacy on the state level and I will continue to address and promote their individuality. I will focus on maintaining the sustainability of our farming communities, helping to determine the best new location for the County Courthouse, protecting the beauty and diversity of our coastal areas and continuing to focus on economic growth, public health and education.


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