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.
The family tradition of volunteering in the community was part of Anne’s rural heritage and throughout her life,
Anne has volunteered by coaching sports, being involved in church, music and Community Living activities.
From 2003 to 2010, Anne was a member of Huron-Kinloss Council. Having a strong interest in improving the health of Lake Huron’s coastal environment, 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 and became Mayor in 2014. As Deputy Mayor, Anne was chair of the municipal Environmental Action Group as well a member of other committees.
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 is on the Board of Directors for Bruce Telecom and Saugeen Mobility; a councillor with the County of Bruce; a member of the Doctor Recruitment, Economic Development, Southern Bruce Natural Gas and other committees.
Anne and her husband Douglas Eadie have two adult sons. Both sons are married and currently live in British Columbia with their families.