AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate convenes Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 10 a.m. to vote on a series of nominations made by Gov. Janet T. Mills, among them two Belfast men.

Mills has nominated Attorney Sean Ociepka to the Maine District Court and Paul Shepherd to the Maine State Housing Authority.

Ociepka, whose law office is at 48 Marshall Wharf, specializes in litigation, criminal defense, estate planning and probate law. Shepherd, a certified energy auditor, is owner of Penobscot Home Performance.