Thomas Saviello

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Thomas Saviello
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Maine State Senate District 18
In office
December 1, 2010-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2012
Years in position 5
Base salary$13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)
Per diem$70/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Maine State House of Representatives
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee, 1972
Master'sUniversity of Maine, 1974
Ph.D.University of Maine, 1978
Date of birthAugust 29, 1950
Place of birthEnglewood, NJ
ProfessionManager, International Paper
Office website
Personal website
Thomas Saviello (b. August 29, 1950) is a Republican member of the Maine State Senate. Saviello was elected to represent District 18 on November 2, 2010. He represented District 90 in the Maine House of Representatives from 2002 to 2010, completing four terms.

Saviello is a Manager for International Paper. He has previously worked as a forester and an associate professor, later becoming the manager of Northern Forest Research Center. In 1991, he became the Manager of Environment at the paper mill in Jay, Maine. He remains in this position, and serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Maine at Farmington. He is also a volunteer with Hospice and a member of the Wilton Lions.

Tom came to Maine in 1972 to pursue his Master's degree in Agronomy at the University of Maine. He remained in Orono to complete his PhD in Forest Resources in 1978.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Saviello has been appointed to these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Saviello served on these committees:



See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Saviello defeated Democratic candidate Ann Woloson in the November 2 general election. Republican incumbent Walter Gooley did not run for re-election.[1]

Maine State Senate, District 18
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Saviello (R) 11,194 60%
Ann Woloson (D) 6,703 36%
Blank 634 3%

In the June 8th primary election, Saviello ran unopposed. [2]

Maine State Senate, District 1 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Saviello 4,325 100%


On November 04, 2008, Thomas Saviello ran for District 90 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Maxine Collins. [3]

Thomas Saviello raised $5,231 for his campaign.[4]

Maine House of Representatives, District 90
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Saviello (R) 3,611
Maxine Collins (D) 1,055

Campaign donors


In 2010, Saviello raised $22,505 in contributions. [5]

His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $21,005 to his campaign.


In 2008 Thomas Saviello collected $5,231 in donations. [6]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656

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Tom resides in Milton with his dog, Baxter. He has two adult children, Ben and Allison.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Walter Gooley
Maine State Senate District 18
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by
Maine House of Representatives District 90
Succeeded by
Russell Black