Representative Gerri Cannon (D)

Strafford - District 18

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Home Address

113 Indigo Hill Road
Somersworth, NH  03878-3013
Seat #: 4008

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Name: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs
Position:  Member
Committee Phone:  603-271-3565
Committee Function:
It shall be the duty of the Committee on Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs to consider all matters concerning the health of the inhabitants of the state; vital statistics; medical and related professions; the administration of welfare activities by the state government; matters relating to the special needs of our elderly citizens and such other matters as may be referred to it.

Personal Biography
Gerri started her professional career at Digital Equipment Corp in 1974 and held a wide variety of Hardware, software, Marketing, Education and Consulting positions over 31 years. She was released in 2005 from the combined companies of DEC, Compaq and Hewlett Packard. In 2006 Gerri started Cannon's Carpenter on Call and ran it until 2009. She then drove Long Haul Tractor Trailers at Swift Transportation and Conway Truckload until 2015.
Gerri served on the Board of the High Hopes Foundation from 1989 to 1996 raising money for critically ill NH Children.
Gerri is a Transgender Advocate and a member of the NH Conference of UCC Churches, Open and Affirming Concerns Committee.
Gerri graduated Magna Cum Laude from SNHU in 1998 and holds a BS in Business& Marketing.
Local Government Involvement
Gerri was elected to the Somersworth, NH School Board in 2017, and again in 2019. She has held positions on Budget, Policies, Buildings and Grounds and UnionNegotiations.