A lifelong resident of Spencer, Anne Gobi grew up in Central Massachusetts. A graduate of David Prouty High School and Worcester State University, and a former teacher at Leicester High School, Gobi’s roots in the community run deep.
While teaching, Gobi attended the Massachusetts School of Law and obtained her JD, before being elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives. She served in the House for 14 years, before ascending to the Senate in 2014.
Committees and Priorities:
At the start of the 2021-2022 Legislative Session Gobi was appointed to serve on eight committees and one special legislative commission.
Priorities as Chair: Working to find sustainable solutions for colleges and universities, while ensuring equitable access for students
Priorities as Vice Chair: Ensuring equitable, proportional representation in the Legislature for all residents of the Commonwealth
During the 2019-2020 Legislative Session, Gobi served as Senate Chair of the Special Commission to Study the Financial and Economic Impacts of Crumbling Concrete Foundations due to the Presence of Pyrrhotite, which published its final report in December of 2019. She remains a steadfast advocate, working to support homeowners and those impacted by crumbling concrete, as the result of Pyrrhotite.
Serving rural communities, alongside the Cities of Gardner and Worcester, Gobi is keenly aware of the issues that disproportionately impact smaller and more rural towns. She is dedicated to working to balance the needs of each community through development, and economic recovery.
To support rural initiatives, in conjunction with her membership on the Joint Committee on Small Community Development and Small Business, which greatly benefits Gardner and Worcester, Gobi is the Senate Chairperson of the Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, and the Senate Chairperson of the Special Legislative Commission on 21st Century Farming.
Bringing her communities together, Gobi is supporting revitalization efforts. Through her work in the Senate, she is promoting urban growth and redevelopment, and economic development in rural communities.
Outside of her work in the Senate, Gobi is an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Lions Club.
To learn more contact Anne Gobi by calling her offices or emailing her directly.
District Office Phone: 413-324-3082
Boston Office: 617-722-1540