Anne was one of the original Parish Councillors for Myland Parish Council (now called Myland Community Council). They were the first new Parish Council for 100 years and started in 1999.
In 2002, Anne became a Colchester Borough Councillor and she became Leader of Colchester Borough Council in 2008 until she stepped down in 2014.
Anne then became Deputy Leader until 2015 when she resigned from Colchester Borough Council. In 2005, she became an Essex County Cllr and was re-elected for another four years in 2017. In 2009, Anne became a member of the Essex Fire Authority.
Throughout her time as a Cllr, she has been involved in various Community Events from helping to start the Myland Fete to recently going to the Myland Lunch Club to support the volunteers. Anne is looking forward to helping Colchester United Football in the Community.