About Amy

Amy Zanelli was elected to the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners in 2017  and took office in January 2018.  In Febuary of that year Commissioner Zanelli  was instrumental in bringing equal rights legislation and job protection for the LGBTQ community to Lehigh County.

Commissioner Zanelli is a member of the Allentown Art Museum Auxiliary,  an event coordinator for Lehigh Valley for All, Chair of the LC Human Services Committee, Chair of the Calypso Elementary ‘Someone Special and Me’ dance, Vice Chair of LC Development and Planning Committee, and also sits on the Administrative and HR Committee as well as Courts and Corrections Committee.

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Progressive. Persuasive. Persistant.

                                  A Leader With Vision and Voice who will:

Protect Our Seniors 

Amy Zanelli will make responsible decisions for Cedarbrook Nursing Home that will consider the importance of care options, espeically for our most vulnerable seniors. 

Address Opiate Abuse

Amy Zaneilli will work to establish a grant-funded recovery clubhouse to reduce recidivism, lower crime and save taxpayer dollars.

Advocate Smart Economic Development 

Amy Zanelli will commit to healthy economic development while preserving one of our country's most precious gifts - its open spaces. 

Support Rights of Working Families

Amy Zanelli will continue to fight for fair living wages and safe working conditions. 

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 Amy Zanelli has dedicated her life to helping families, protecting children and working with senior citizens. She worked tirelessly for nearly ten years in human services alongside the criminal justice system, the two areas that comprise 70% of Lehigh County's budget. She possesses degrees and certifications in Forensics, Sociology, Criminology, Substanse Abuse, Mental Illness, Domestic Violence, and more. This knowledge, combined with her community activism experience as a union shop steward, and volunteer work with seniors and underprivileged youth, make her the most qualified candidate to prepresent Distict 3. She resides with her wife and children in West Bethlehem. 

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