A proud fifth generation resident of Waldo County, Erin is dedicated to making working and living in Maine easier for students and families.
maine state Senator
Senator Erin Herbig currently is serving her first term in the Maine Senate. She represents the good people of Waldo County in Senate District 11. She was elected to the Maine House of Representatives in 2010, where she served four terms, including one term as House Majority Leader.
champion of rural maine
Erin has fought consistently for long lasting investments in Maine’s rural community and workers statewide.
She was first elected in 2010 and served for four years as the House chair of the Legislature’s Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development Committee.
Erin currently serves as chair of the Legislature’s Innovation, Development, Economic Advancement and Business Committee which focuses on identifying ways to create better paying jobs across the state. In October and November of 2017, she launched a business tour across Waldo County known as the Waldo County Works Business Tour which visited over 100 businesses.
Erin is also co-chair of the Aging Caucus which champions legislation to help Maine’s seniors and serves as co-chair of the Legislative Council’s State House Facilities Committee.
Erin graduated from Belfast Area High School in 1999 and earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from Boston College in 2003. She worked previously as the Outreach Director for Maine Farmland Trust and preserving our heritage industries remains a high priority for her.