Anne Ferris was a member of Wicklow County Council and the Bray Town Council, for a period of fifteen years in total. She was a director of the Bray & District Chamber of Commerce, Bray Tourism and the Mermaid Arts Centre and active also in various other organisations. In 2011, she was elected to Dáil Éireann and was appointed Vice-Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Justice & Equality.
Anne is currently a full-time student in UCD, pursuing a joint Arts degree in English and History.
She joined the Board of Open Door in October 2017.