L. Gary Knight
District 81 State Rep.

About Gary Knight

Image loading... Address: 453 Moose Hill Road, Livermore Falls, ME 04254

Home Telephone: (207) 897-2489

Home E-Mail: LGary.Knight@usa.net

Office Phone: (207) 287-1440

State House E-Mail: RepGary.Knight@legislature.maine.gov

Legislative Web Site: www.maine.gov/legis/house_gop/members/knight.htm

State House Message Phone: (800) 423-2900

State House TTY Line: (207) 287-4469

Representing: District 81 - Leeds, Livermore, Livermore Falls and Wayne

Committees: Taxation; Engrossed Bills

Party Affiliation: Republican

Legal Residence: Livermore Falls

Seat in House Chamber: 15

Occupation: Retired Community Banker

Family: Lynn (Wife), 2 Children, 5 Grandchildren

Legislative Service: 123rd, 124th, 125th, 126th

Representative L. Gary Knight has just been elected to his fourth term in the Maine House of Representatives representing District 81, which includes Leeds, Livermore, Livermore Falls and Wayne. He is a graduate of Colby College, with a degree in economics. He also holds an MBA from the University of Southern Maine, and graduated from the School of Banking at Williams College. Gary is a retired community banker and adjunct professor at the University of Maine at Farmington. Rep. Knight and his wife, Lynn, have two children and five grandchildren.

In-depth Information:

Family: Wife: Lynn. Two Children: Kathryn, Eric, and five Grandchildren.
Birthplace: Portland, ME
Hometown: Livermore Falls, ME
Religion: American Baptist

Education:
BA in Economics, Colby College, 1966.
Graduated in General Banking, School of Banking at Williams College, 1970
MBA in Business, University of Southern Maine, 1976
Executive Studies, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 1990

Graduated, Leadership Maine, Theta Class 2001 - Maine Development Foundation

Professional Experience:
Executive Vice President/Senior Trust Officer, Androscoggin Trust and Investment Services, 1999-2006
President, Livermore Falls Trust Company, 1988-1999
Director, Livermore Bankshares, 1978-1999
Adjunct Professor of Business, University of Maine at Farmington, 1976-1979
Community Banker.

Political Experience:
Representative, Maine State House of Representatives, 2006-present
Candidate, Maine State House of Representatives, District 81, 2004
Chair, Maine School Administrative District 36, 1973-76, 1982-1985

Organizations:
President, Tri-town Medical Foundation, present
Moderator, West Area Baptist Churches, present
Chair, Committee of Invested Funds, First Baptist Church, 2007-present
Trustee/Member, Finance Committee, American Baptist Churches of Maine, 2006-2009
Lead Agent, Class of 1966, Colby College, 2006-present
Director, Livermore Falls Betterment Committee, 2006-present
Advisory Board Member/Former Chair, Andros County, Maine Community Foundation, 2001-2009
Treasurer/Former Umpire-in-Chief, West Central Maine Umpires Association, Softball, 1990-present
Director, Tri-town Medical Foundation, 2001-2008
Director/Former Chair, Evergreen Behavioral Services, 2000-2007
Trustee, New England School of Banking, 1990-2005
Revolving Loan Fund Committee, Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments, 1990-2004
Director, Independent Bankers Association of America, 1984-1991, 1997-2003
Member, Review Board for United States Service Academies, Office of Senator Olympia Snowe, 1989-2000
Chair, Higher Education Assistance Foundation, 1994-1999
Chair, Maine Bankers Association, 1997-1998
Incorporator/President/Director/Emergency Medical Technician, Community Emergency Services Incorporated, 1979-1997
President, Maine Federation of Approved Umpires, Baseball, 1994-1995
Secretary/Member, Executive Committee, Independent Bankers Association of America, 1994
Chair, Kennebec Valley Regional Health Agency, 1990-1992
President, Independent Bankers Association of Maine, 1991
Treasurer, First Baptist Church, 1968-1988
President, Board of Trustees, Treat Memorial Public Library, 1969-1981
Trustee, Franklin Memorial Hospital - Current member, Southern Strategy Committee
Trustee, Norlands Living History Center
President/Board member/Ski-patrol Head, Spruce Mountain Ski Club.