Born in Kincardine, Anne was raised on her parents’ dairy farm near Ripley in southern Bruce County. After graduating from Western University in London, Ontario, Anne returned to Kincardine to teach school and once again became involved in the business of farming after her marriage to Douglas Eadie. Doug and Anne have two adult sons. Both sons are married and currently live in British Columbia with their families.
From 2003 to 2010, Anne was a member of Huron-Kinloss Council. During this time, she was a founding member of a local watershed group - the Pine River Watershed Initiative Network and served as a volunteer director with the Lake Huron Coastal Centre.
In 2010, after moving back to Kincardine, Anne was elected Deputy Mayor in the Municipality of Kincardine. She was elected Mayor in 2014 and re-elected in 2018.
As Deputy Mayor, Anne served on the original Southern Bruce Natural Gas committee. Now, as Mayor of the Municipality of Kincardine, Anne continues to be part of the initiative to bring natural gas to southern Bruce County.
Also, as mayor, Anne helped lead the process to change Bruce Telecom to a municipal corporation for business efficiencies in this changing telecom times. She now serves on various other committees such as Economic Development and Doctor Recruitment.
As a councillor for the County of Bruce, Anne is currently Policy Chair for Planning and Economic Development. She looks forward to working with her fellow councillors and staff for the betterment of our residents and businesses throughout the County.