VASSALBORO — Democrat Lori Fowle, 49, has announced that she is a candidate for the Maine House of Representatives District 58 seat, representing Vassalboro, Windsor and part of Augusta.

She cited the fact she is on the Vassalboro Budget Committee and is past chairwoman of the Vassalboro School Board as qualifications for the seat.

She was won a Spirit of America Award in 2009 for her contributions to the town.

She served on the board of Project Peds, an organization dedicated to serving children with special needs in the Kennebec Valley, and today is a board member of the Children’s Center in Augusta.

She was the owner of Prime Cut hair salon in Waterville for about 10 years until she sold it in 1999 to become a stay-at-home mother, according her her announcement.

She and her husband, Evert Fowle, who was a district attorney for Kennebec and Somerset counties before he was sworn in recently as a district court judge, live in Vassalboro. They have three children.