Anne was born and raised in Portland, Oregon and came to Southern California to attend Pepperdine University. It was there she met her husband, Steve. They moved to San Diego in 1995, so Anne could attend graduate school in Educational Counseling at University of San Diego She worked as a high school counselor at La Costa Canyon until she and Steve started their own family. Now Anne is enjoying being a stay at home mom to Seth, 13, and Sophie, 9 ½. Anne grew up in a church family, but made her own commitment to Christ at age 16, in Young Life. She has a heart for serving others, especially mothers of young children as she has witnessed what an important role the church plays in growing families. She has been a member at SBPC since 1997, and has been active in MOPS, MOMSnext, Date Night, Reality Changers, and KidsGames.