Anne Thompson’s career and volunteer work has focused on empowering people to lead independent and healthy lifestyles. She has worked in management of large, rural extension programs, as a lecturer and curriculum developer for Home Support Worker and Gerontology certificate programs at the community college level, and as a secondary school nutrition teacher. She was involved in the startup of a rural Meals on Wheels service and an urban Community Kitchen. She has participated on numerous committees including a Regional Home Care Program, an Independent Living Centre, an Interfaith Counselling Centre, and a provincial Homemaker Service. Anne was elected to the SOS Board in June, 2019.