Ward 4 City Councilor

Councilor Michel A. Lajoie

Contact

(207) 513-3121, X3205

mlajoie@lewistonmaine.gov

Career Background
Michel "Mike" Lajoie has an extensive background in public safety and is a lifelong Lewiston resident.  He retired from the Lewiston Fire Department in 2006 after 31 years with the department--the last 11 as Chief.  He was then elected to four two-year terms (eight years) as a state legislator representing Lewiston.

While in the Maine House of Representatives, Mike served on the Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee, the Maine Fire Protection Services Commission, and the Maine Fire Service Institute Advisory Board.  He continues to serve on the Commission & Advisory Board, on a volunteer basis, representing the fire service.

Education
Mike is a graduate of Lewiston High School, Central Maine Vocational Technical Institute, and the Androscoggin Leadership Development Institute.  He also earned his Associates Degree in Fire Science from Southern Maine Technical College.

Other Activities
Mike Lajoie is a member of the Holy Family Council 10019. He served in the 1125th Army Hospital Reserve Unit and is a member of Franco American War Veterans Post 31. He has served on numerous professional associations and boards. He is in his 20th year on the board of directors of the Lewiston Municipal Federal Credit Union. He is also on the board of directors at the Gendron Franco Center and a community volunteer leader with the American Red Cross of Maine.

Personal
Mike lives on Old Greene Road with his wife, Rita.  They have three grown children, five grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

Michel Lajoie Councilor Ward 4