Carlyann "Carr" Ackermann

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Carlyann Ackermann
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Candidate for
Vermont House of Representatives Bennington 5
Carlynann "Carr" Johnson Ackermann (b. June 15, 1943) was a Republican candidate for Bennington 5 of the Vermont House of Representatives in the state's 2010 state house elections. The primary was on September 14, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.

Carlyann has a B.A. in Business Administration, a B.A. in Religious Studies, a Certificate in Paralegal Studies, and additional education in conflict resolution, negotiation techniques, auditing government agencies and investigative interviewing.

She is the co-owner of Ackermann & Company Antiques in East Arlington, Vermont. Additional career experience includes working in New York as a State Department of Public Service Operations, and 15 years of experience as a Quality Control Inspector and Quality Assurance Auditor at 5 nuclear power plants.

Political background

Carlyann's political background includes working as the director of the Second Amendment Research Group, and as a lobbyist for Second Amendment civil liberties. She has been active in feminist causes and served as the co-chair of an affirmative action committee. She was a delegate for the League of Women Voter's to a United Nations Peace Conference, and has worked on a variety of political campaigns.



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ackermann was a 2010 candidate for the Bennington 5 seat in the Vermont House of Representatives. Having no primary opposition, she was defeated by incumbent Cynthia Browning (D) in the November 2 general election.[1]

Volunteer activities

  • Hospice volunteer with Southwestern Visiting Nurses Association, Bennington, Vermont.
  • Martha Canfield Library-Clerk, Arlington, Vermont.
  • Religious Education Teacher, Holy Spirit Church East Greenbush, New York.
  • St Margaret Mary’s, Arlington, Vermont
  • Involved with special needs children in southern California.


  • Bennington Chamber of Commerce
  • Life Member of the NRA
  • Elks Lodge 2073
  • Second Amendment Foundation
  • Trout Unlimited (Former member)
  • League of Women Voters of Renesslaer County, NY (Former member)
  • Past President, Sodality , St. Margaret Mary Church
  • American National Standards institute (Former member)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Former member)
  • American Welding Society (Former member)
  • New York Rifle and Pistol Association (Former member)
  • Second Amendment Research Group (Former member)


Ackermann is married and has two children. Her daughter, Patricia Ann Cline, is a teacher and sergeant 1st Class in the Utah National Guard. Her son, Marc Allen Johnson, is a forensic computer specialist.

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