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Dr. Anna Kelles

New York State Assemblymember at 125th District
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Dr. Anna Kelles represents the 125th District in the New York Assembly, including Tompkins County and the southwest of Cortland County. 

Assemblymember Kelles is the prime sponsor of the Fashion Act in the Assembly, and has been a staunch champion of climate change solutions and natural resource preservation as well as criminal justice reforms and housing affordability. She currently sits on the Environmental Conservation, Agriculture, Corrections, Mental Health, Health, and Housing committees. 

Prior to serving in the Assembly, Kelles served on the Tompkins County Legislature from 2015 to 2020.  Dr. Kelles earned a dual bachelor in Biology and Environmental studies in 1997 from Binghamton University and a PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology in 2008 from The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill