SENATOR ROGER L. SHERMAN
of Aroostook County
(R) Senate District 34
Amity, Ashland, Bancroft, Blaine, Bridgewater, Cary Plantation, Squapan Twp., St. Croix Twp.,
Webbertown Twp., Dudley Twp., Cox Patent, E Plantation – E R-2, Chapman, Crystal, Dyer Brook, Easton, Fort
Fairfield, Glenwood Plantation, Hammond, Haynesville, Hersey, Hodgdon, Houlton, Island Falls, Linneus,
Littleton, Ludlow, Macwahoc Plantation, Mars Hill, Masardis, Merrill, Monticello, Moro Plantation, New
Limerick, Oakfield, Orient, Oxbow Plantation, Presque Isle, Reed Plantation, Sherman, Smyrna, Benedicta Twp.,
Molunkus Twp., Silver Ridge Twp., Forkstown Twp., Upper Molunkus Twp., N. Yarmouth Academy Grant Twp.,
Westfield and Weston.
- Term Limited in 2014
- Legislative Session
Senator Roger Sherman is currently serving his fourth term in the Senate, and represents
District 34, which encompasses southern and central Aroostook County, including Fort Fairfield,
Houlton and Presque Isle. Prior to his election to the Senate, he served in the Maine House of
Representatives for four terms.
In the 125th Legislature, Senator Sherman served as a chairman of the Joint Standing Committees
on Agriculture, Conservation and was a member of the Environment and Natural Resources
As a representative, Senator Sherman was the vice-chairman of the Rural Caucus, and served on
the Criminal Justice and Public Safety; Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry; and Judiciary
Committees, as well as the sub-committees on Elections, and Children and Families.
The Senator earned an undergraduate degree at Ricker College, a master's degree in chemistry
the University of New Hampshire, and a juris doctorate from the University of Maine Law
As a beef farmer for 10 years, a science teacher for 29 years, and a lawyer for six years, he is
fortunate to have accumulated a wide range of professional experience to draw from.
Locally, Senator Sherman is a member of the Houlton Rotary, and the vice-president of senior
citizen housing. He is also the former Maine Director for the National Education Association.
Senator Sherman was born and raised in Hodgton where he now lives with his wife Patricia. They
have four children; Brad, Greg, Eric and Michelle, and eight grandchildren.