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Chellie Pingree

Chellie Pingree
Personal data
Date of birthApril 02, 1955(age 61)
Place of birthMinneapolis, Minnesota
Political partyDemocrat
SpouseCharlie Pingree
S. Donald Sussman (2011-present)
ChildrenHannah Pingree
Cecily Pingree
Asa Pingree
ResidenceNorth Haven, Maine
Alma materCollege of the Atlantic
ReligionLutheran - ELCA
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maine's 1st district
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 2009
Preceded byTom Allen
Maine Senate Majority Leader
In office1996 - 2000
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 's 12th district
In office1992 - 2000
Succeeded byChristine Savage

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Rochelle M. "Chellie" Pingree (born April 2, 1955) is an American politician. She is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing since 2009. The district includes most of the southern part of the state, including Portland and Augusta.

Pingree was a member of the Maine Senate from 1992 to 2000, serving as majority leader from 1996 to 2000. She was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate in 2002, losing to Republican Susan Collins. From 2003 to 2006, she was President and CEO of Common Cause. She is the first Democratic woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Maine.

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