LIVERMORE FALLS – Lengthy-time resident Sheila Lyman is proud to announce that she is operating for the Home of Representatives for District 74 this November, as a Republican candidate. The latest non permanent lack of the mill underscores the significance of protecting jobs and employees in Maine. With a lot of the of us dwelling in District 74 both working within the paper mill, self-employed or working for a small, household run enterprise, Lyman is aware of now greater than ever each job issues.
“There may be a lot extra that must be executed to help our native companies and their house owners and workers,” Lyman mentioned. “Typically pointless laws create difficulties for a small enterprise to develop to its fullest potential. I definitely wish to be a part of a call making course of that encourages neighborhood members to patron native companies. This shall be much more vital as we overcome COVID19.”
Lyman, a 1978 graduate of close by Leavitt Space Excessive Faculty and a graduate from the College of Maine at Farmington with an schooling diploma, labored her whole profession as an elementary college trainer. She devoted 36 years of her life to college students on the identical college, in addition to serving the bigger academic neighborhood past the native stage.
Throughout her profession she served as a chairperson and chief for district grade stage work and curriculum and evaluation improvement at each the native and state ranges. She served as a voice for academic change whereas presenting at quite a lot of faculties across the state and even across the nation. In these years of service she supplied her college students with academic experiences that laid the inspiration for his or her journey into turning into a accountable citizen for his or her neighborhood. She is aware of the significance of asking the laborious questions that get to the basis of a state of affairs. She shouldn’t be afraid to be the lone voice within the crowd. When dealing with opposing and differing opinions, she has labored to discover a frequent floor with a view to create an efficient plan. She believes her experiences with academic politics have developed her capability to symbolize the residents of District 74 within the Legislature.
“Definitely prioritizing academic funding in order that as a lot cash as doable goes on to the scholars is vital,” Lyman mentioned. “Providing quite a lot of profession academic applications together with vocational alternatives is critical. I sincerely look ahead to utilizing my ardour for schooling to direct my voice in Augusta. I consider the tutorial determination making course of is persistently too sophisticated and have realized from expertise typically instances ‘much less is extra.’”
Lyman is operating on a platform of help for native companies, prioritizing academic determination making and assembly well being care wants for people, in addition to the precise wants of our senior residents. Residing on the banks of the Androscoggin River, and having fun with the Maine woods has made it clear to Lyman that actions must be taken to make sure that Maine stays “the best way life ought to be.” This might imply addressing wants for managing electrical energy, caring for roadways or simply making frequent sense choices about our surroundings.
“I really feel that the companies from numerous healthcare methods might be daunting and never person pleasant,” Lyman mentioned. “It’s important that the members of our neighborhood are capable of entry the healthcare wants they require.”
Sheila Lyman has been married for 40 years to a life-long resident of Livermore Falls and well-known native businessman, Ken Lyman. He has owned and operated Ken’s Equipment for 41 years and Straight Shooters Weapons and Ammo for 10 years. They’ve one daughter who lives in Turner and now co-owns the household enterprise together with her father. Lyman is one among 6 siblings and grew up dwelling and dealing on the household apple orchard in Turner.
Residents serious about serving to with the marketing campaign or who’re serious about her stance on specific matters are inspired to contact Sheila Lyman at SheilaLyman2020@gmail.com
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