Senator Jim Hamper

hamper1Senator James Hamper is currently serving his second term in the Maine State Senate. He serves the people of Senate District 19 which is made up of Bridgton, Harrison, Naples, Sebago, Brownfield, Denmark, Fryeburg, Hiram, Norway, Otisfield, Oxford, Paris, and Porter. Prior to being elected to the Senate, he served four terms in the Maine House of Representatives.

During his legislative service, his committee experience has included being Co-Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Committee, a member of the Energy, Utilities, and Technology Committee, and a member of the Health and Human Services Committee. For the 127th Maine Legislature, he is serving as the Chair of the Appropriation and Financial Affairs Committee.

A graduate of the University of Maine at Augusta, Senator Hamper is a carpenter with Bartow Construction. He has served his community as a member of the Oxford Budget Committee and the Oxford Planning Board, and is an active member of the Rock-O-Dundee Snowmobile Club.

Senator Hamper lives in Oxford with his wife Lyn. They are members of the Oxford Advent Christian Church and have two children and two grandchildren.