ABOUT US

FIRST 5 Commission

Title: Commissioner

Represent: Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, District 4

Committee: Personnel & Finance

Anne grew up in Santa Clara County and graduated from Saint Francis High School in Mt. View. She was a dance major specializing in dance education at UCLA. After college Anne held the following positions in education:

  • Teacher’s aide in Special Education for Beverly Hills School District
  • Teacher’s aide at Oakwood Elementary in Hollywood
  • Preschool Lead for City of Beverly Hills 
  • Physical Education Teacher at Sacred Heart & Santa Teresita in East Los Angeles
  • Teacher, Department Head, and Campus Minister at Bellarmine Jefferson High School in Burbank

In1993 Anne moved back to Santa Clara County. She has worked for California Sports Center since 1999 as an instructor, movement specialist, and manager. She has presented workshops on the importance of movement in education, conflict resolution, creating personal and professional mission statements, and being a highly effective teacher. As a manager, she has hired hundreds of high school and college students, giving many of them their first job. Because of the work she has done with hiring youth, she was asked to be on the Campbell Union High School District Work Experience Advisory Board. Beginning in the summer of 2017, she took on 2 interns through the STRIVE Program. She continues to take on interns every summer.

Anne is a board member and CERT lead for Campbell Village Neighborhood Association. She served on Campbell’s Civic Improvement Commission for 5 years.  She is also the founder the Campbell Cares campaign to bring mental health and suicide prevention resources to Campbell and the surrounding areas.  

In 2017 an joined the Junior League of San Jose whose focus area is helping transitional age foster youth.  She spent 2 years on the Management team as the Community VP.  She will be on the board beginning in June, 2021 as the Chair of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Anne has one son Tyler, who also works in physical education.  Anne and her husband Kevin have two dogs, Sochi and Marleau.