About Shenna Bellows

Shenna Bellows is the President of Bellows & Company.  Shenna was the 2014 Democratic candidate for United States Senate in Maine. She is the former Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine.  In that leadership role, she developed a track record for building unusual coalitions with Republicans and Democrats alike to pass groundbreaking privacy and civil rights laws.

Shenna has been involved in leading four statewide referendum campaigns in Maine including the successful 2012 Mainers United for Marriage campaign to legalize marriage for gay and lesbian couples and the 2011 Protect Maine Votes campaign to restore same day voter registration.

Shenna is an experienced coalition builder. She was a founding member of the Maine Immigrants Rights Coalition. She spearheaded the creation of Republicans for the Freedom to Marry in Maine. She has served on the Coalition for Maine Women and the Maine Choice Coalition. She also was an active leader in the Maine Freedom of Information Coalition and the Right to Know Advisory Committee.

Shenna has received numerous awards and recognition for her leadership from organizations including the University of Maine Women’s Studies Department, Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center, the American Association of University Women, the Frances Perkins Center and the Maine Democratic Party.

Shenna is a former volunteer with the Peace Corps and AmeriCorps VISTA.  She is a graduate of Middlebury College. She lives in Manchester, Maine.

Shenna can be reached at shenna@bellowsandcompany.com or (207) 776-5404.