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. She is currently a member of the boards of both NAMI Maine and NAMI Bangor. Clare is a past 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 and to City Council Chair in November of 2019.
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).
Committees: Personnel Committee (Chair), City Clerk Annual Evaluation (Chair), City Assessor Evaluation (Chair), City Solicitor Evaluation (Chair)
Term expires 2020