Didi Barrett
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Didi Barrett


State Assembly Member, District 106

New York


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Legislative Office Building 841
Albany, NY. 12248
Hudson District Office
420 Warren Street
Hudson, NY. 12534
Poughkeepsie District Office
12 Raymond Avenue Suite 105
Poughkeepsie, NY. 12603
Legislative Office Building
198 State Street Room 553
Albany, NY. 12248
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Didi Barrett

State Assembly Member, District 106
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Didi Barrett is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly representing Assembly District 106, which includes parts of Dutchess and Columbia Counties.Barrett was elected to the Assembly on March 20, 2012, after a special election to succeed Marcus Molinaro. She serves on the board of the North East Dutchess Fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, and is a trustee of the Anderson Foundation for Autism. She is also a founding chairwoman of Girls Incorporated of NYC, and a former board member of NARAL Pro-Choice New York. She is a trustee emeritus of the American Folk Art Museum.In November 2012, Barrett won re-election in the newly created 106th district seat with 54.3% of the vote. She was re-elected with 50.8% of the vote in November 2014, 55.85% of the vote in November 2016, and 55.4% of the vote in November 2018, and she once again won reelection in 2020.


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New York University
MA Folk Arts
University of Winscounsin, Madison
University of California, Los Angeles
BA Speech Communications

Past Positions

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Assembly Member
New York State Assembly
2012 - Current
Half Moon Theater
2008 - Current

Other Experience

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Advisory Board, Smart Eating Every Day (SEED)
2011 - Current
Community Advisory Board, Poughkeepsie Farm Project
2011 - Current
Core Council
Duchess Girls Collaborative
2009 - Current
Former Board Member
NARAL Pro-Choice New York
2004 - 2007
Founding Chair
Girls Incorporated of New York City
1997 - 2005
Board Member
North East Dutchess Fund (NED), Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
2003 - Current
Board of Directors, Planned Parenthood of New York City
1982 - 1998
Board of Directors, The New York Women's Foundation
1989 - 1995
Trustee Emeritus
American Folk Art Museum
1990 - Current
Advisory Board Member
Poughkeepise Plenty
Former Board Member
Millbrook Educational Foundation
Former Board Member
Sprout Creek Farm
Former Trustee
Anderson Foundation for Autism
Women's Campaign Forum
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Regional Tourism Development, New York State Assembly
Former Member
Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York State Assembly
Former Member
Aging Committee, New York State Assembly