Senator Brian Langley
Senator Brian Langley is running for his fourth term in the Maine Legislature representing Senate District 7 which consists of Amherst, Aurora, Bar Harbor, Blue Hill, Brooklin, Brooksville, Central Hancock Unorganized Territory, part of East Hancock Unorganized Territory, Cranberry Isles, Deer Isle, Eastbrook, Ellsworth, Franklin, Frenchboro, Hancock, Lamoine, Mariaville, Marshall Island Township, Mount Desert, Osborn, Otis, Sedgwick, Sorrento, Southwest Harbor, Stonington, Surry, Swans Island, Tremont, Trenton, and Waltham.
Prior to being elected to the Maine State Senate, Senator Langley served one term in the Maine House of Representatives. He has served on the Taxation Committee, two terms on the Marine Resources Committee, and three terms on the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee, and served as the chair for two terms.
A graduate of the University of Southern Maine and Syracuse University, Senator Langley is an entrepreneur, chef, and educator. He spent more than 27 years teaching culinary arts at Hancock County Technical Center, and currently owns the Union River Lobster Pot restaurant in Ellsworth.
Senator Langley is also involved in the community, volunteering with Boy Scout Troop 86, serving on the board of the First Congregational Church of Ellsworth, and treasurer of the American Culinary Federation’s Downeast chapter. He is also a member of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. He has received awards for his bipartisan leadership of the Education Committee.
Senator Langley and his wife, Jane (Bromley) Langley, have two grown children, David and Sarah.