Nate grew up in a working class family in central Maine. He was fortunate to receive substantial need-based scholarship to attend Bates College, where earned a degree in history and economics. He fell in love with Lewiston-Auburn and made it his home after graduating.
He has served on the City Council from 2011 to 2015 and has served Lewiston in the Legislature since 2012. In 2014, he was elected to the Maine State Senate representing all of the city of Lewiston. He serves as the Asst. Senate Minority Leader and is the Ranking Member of the Government Oversight Committee.
His work history started at age 14, including work as a landscaper, laborer, construction worker, carpenter, salesman, manager, community organizer, and he currently works as a consultant. He has served on the boards of the Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council, Androscoggin Head Start, and Tri-County Mental Health Services. He is the chair of Lewiston's universally accessibly playground committee.
He is married to Andrea with one son, Jude, who is eight years old.
Supporting and strengthening the local economy through targeted tax credits and expanding small business loan programs
Advocating real reform that doesn't hurt our elderly, disabled and children but instead strengthens enforcement and targets those gaming the system
Securing additional funding for increased Pre-K education in Lewiston, creating the best opportunities for our children
Expanding access, lowering costs, and improving the quality and outcomes in Maine's health care system
Fighting for Lewiston's fair share of resources and revenue sharing from the state to relieve the burden on property taxpayers