Representative Gerri Cannon (D)

Strafford - District 12

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Home Address

113 Indigo Hill Road
Somersworth, NH  03878-3013
Seat #: 4009

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 was elected to the NH House of Representatives in 2018 and represents the city of Somersworth and the town of Rollinsford. She sits on the House Health, Human Services and Elderly affairs committee. Gerri is a Transgender Advocate and a member of the NH Conference of UCC Churches, Open and Affirming Concerns Committee. She has presented at educational sessions for Church congregations and businesses throughout NH. Gerri lives in Somersworth, NH and was elected to the City School Board in 2017.

She has been discussing Transgender topics for Speak Out Boston, PFLAG NH, Freedom NH,and with the NH State Legislature for over 20 years. She worked for the combined companies of Digital, Compaq and Hewlett Packard for over 30 years in a wide variety of Engineering and Marketing roles. She ran her own Carpentry Business in Merrimack, NH and she has driven Tractor Trailers cross country.

Gerri graduated Magna Cum Laude from SNHU in 1998 and holds a BS in Business.
Local Government Involvement
Elected to the Somersworth NH School Board - 2017, Resigned Nov. 2022.