Anne’s early career started as a secondary educator, specializing in Performing Arts. In recent times, Anne has worked in the not-for-profit sector, delivering programs for disengaged youth. Her strong sense of commitment to supporting young people and their families, and her background in proving mentoring programs for school aged students who have difficulty in staying connected to school, have an important synergy with the Natasha’s Wood Foundation. Anne’s educational background includes Post Graduate studies in Management, Business and Marketing. Anne and her husband live in the Canberra Wine region, Australia and own a vineyard, called Spring Range. They also manage a sheep property business. Anne’s husband volunteers with the local Rural Fire Service (RFS) and they have three children, with a son who currently serves with the Australian Defence Force.