Born and raised in Pine Plains, New York, Ann now resides in the Town of Gallatin with her husband. She has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Bridgeport. Ann has strong family ties to this area. Her grandfather owned and operated a large dairy farm in Ancramdale, while her sister is an owner of Ronnybrook Farm and Dairy. Her mother ran a real estate business for many years specializing in Northern Dutchess and Southern Columbia counties. Ann shares an avid interest in maintaining the rural and historic character of the area. She has been a board member of the Little Nine Partners Historical Society and presently holds the office of President. She is also a member of the Columbia-Greene Board of Realtors®.