Ann focuses her civic attention on land use and transportation, serving on the ACE and CHART committees since 2000; the Transportation Working Group, 2005; and the Development Review Task Force, 2006-present. As an officer of the Earlysville Area Residents’ League, 1995-2007, she encourages citizen involvement in local government.
Ann grew up in Albemarle County and graduated from Albemarle High School in 1967. She graduated from Connecticut College in 1971 with a B.A. in Zoology. Since 1983, Ann and her husband Leo have lived on their farm in Earlysville where they raised their two daughters. The farm produces grass-fed beef and pesticide-free vegetables. Ann is an Educator/Coordinator for the Virginia Museum of Natural History. She was elected to the White Hall seat on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors on November 6, 2007.