MANCHESTER — Pamela J. Boivin of Manchester recently graduated from Emerge Maine, an intensive six-month training program that prepares democratic Maine women for public office.

Boivin currently works as a legal specialist at a domestic violence project, as an adjunct professor in justice studies at the University of Maine and as an adjunct professor in behavioral sciences at Kennebec Valley Community College. She received a juris doctor from the University of Maine School of Law and is a graduate of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy and former officer in the Maine Army National Guard. Boivin has done post-graduate work at the Bangor Theological Seminary and is currently in the dissertation phase of a Ph.D. in criminal psychology.

Boivin’s past professional experience has included working as a guardian ad litem in child protective cases, as a law enforcement officer and as a prosecutor on domestic violence cases in the Kennebec County District Attorney’s Office. Past and current boards that she has been a member of include: St. Mary’s Home and School Association, Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence and the Maine Women’s Policy Center.

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