Owen Casas is a resident of Rockport, Maine and a member of the Rockport Select Board. Apparently enjoying his foray into politics, Owen ran for a state office, the Maine House of Representatives in 2014. He garnered 32% of the vote as an unknown Independent against a well-liked incumbent. He didn’t get elected, but found the experience extremely rewarding. He and his wife are looking forward to running for the State House again in 2016. Owen has a strong passion for renewable energy, education, Veterans issues, foreign affairs, innovative economic development, and freedom.
Owen Casas is a native Mainer who loves the natural beauty, pace, and mannerisms found in Maine. He joined the US Marine Corps at 18 and served 4.5 years including a tour in Fallujah, Iraq. Choosing not to reenlist, Owen separated from the Marines Honorably as a Sergeant so he could move home to “grow a beard”. Returning home, Owen worked as a stone mason and commercial fisherman until he enrolled full time at University of Maine, Augusta where he graduated with Honors in 2013.
Owen is a candidate for a Masters of Positive Organizational Development and Change from Case Western Reserve University, is a Professional Member of the Maine Stone Workers Guild, and currently serves on the Rockport Select Board. He and his wife live in Rockport with their three children.
The show was broadcast January 8, 2016 on WRFR Community Radio, Channel 7 Time Warner Maine Coast TV, and streamed live on www.mainecoast.tv/streaming.
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