Councilor Clare Davitt
Clare Davitt has been a reference librarian at the Bangor Public Library since 2014. She returned home to Bangor in 2014 after 14 years away. During that time she completed three academic degrees, worked as a librarian, crisis counselor, and career advisor, and traveled in South America, Europe, and Africa. From 2013 to 2014 Clare lived and volunteered in a rural community outside of Leon, Nicaragua where she was a leader in the building of a new library. Since returning to Bangor she has become a board member of Bangor Greendrinks, Bangor Celtic Crossroads, and the City of Bangor’s Board of Appeals. Clare was elected to the Bangor City Council in November of 2017.
Clare is a graduate of Bangor High School (1997); Americorps NCCC (2001); Evergreen State College (B.A 2004); St. John’s College of Santa Fe (M.A. 2007); Simmons College (M.S. 2013); Bangor Region Leadership Institute (2016); and Emerge Maine (2017).