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Ann-Mara Lanza

for Select Board


About Ann-Mara

  • M.B.A., The Wharton School; A.B., Brown University

  • Career in Management Consulting: strategy, marketing, finance, & process improvement

  • Select Board, 3 years

  • Wellesley Free Library Board of Trustees, 13 years

  • Town Meeting Member, Precinct D, 10 years

  • League of Women Voters, Vice President, 9 years

  • Co-Founder, Building a Better Wellesley

  • Temple Beth Elohim, Religion School Committee Chair, Social Action Leadership Team

  • Townsman 10 in 2009

  • Has lived in Wellesley for almost 30 years, raising 2 children (Nate and Lara-Kate) with her husband, John

  • Rounding out her family: Labradoodle Coco Chanel, Puerto Rican puppy Trooper, and cats Glen and Toby.

Ann-Mara's Values

Government by the People

Effectiveness in government depends on the active participation of citizens. 

Celebrating Diversity

Every person brings an important and unique perspective to the conversation, strengthening our town.

Collaboration and Teamwork

Outcomes are always better when all stakeholders have a seat at the table.

Value Driven Decision Making

Good decisions are fiscally responsible and support our community’s values, while taking us towards our vision for Wellesley’s future.

Educated Citizens

Strong public schools and libraries are the foundation of our community.

Protecting The Environment

We must protect our planet for future generations.

Opportunity for All

Providing an increase in housing options will ensure our Town’s future economic well-being.

A Safe and Healthy Community

We must work together to preserve the mental and physical well-being of our residents.

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