Anne Fownes (She/Her)
REGIONAL CONVENOR – SOUTH SHORE
Anne Fownes is a Regional Convenor who works with community organizations in the South Shore Region to connect them to resources and other organizations in the region and province to build capacity and ultimately help strengthen the Community Sector of Nova Scotia.
Having worked in the Non-Profit sector for over 25 years, Anne believes strongly in making a meaningful contribution to her community. She is passionate about promoting diversity and social inclusion, preserving the natural environment and helping animals in need.
Anne has worked at the Lunenburg Queens Regional Development Agency as an Economic Development Officer, and at the Lunenburg Queens Volunteer Partnership as a Volunteer Coordinator. She has been an active volunteer with many organizations over the years and currently devotes most of her time to the South Shore Multicultural Association in Lunenburg Queens.
Anne holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Dalhousie and a Master's Degree in Nationalism & Ethnicity from The London School of Economics.
When she is not working or volunteering, Anne enjoys outdoor pursuits including kayaking, biking, swimming and golf. She is an avid reader and most recently has discovered the fascinating world of acrylic pour painting.
These regional convenors play a vital role in giving a collective voice to the sector and enhancing the Community Sector Council’s capacity to address labour force and human resource issues across the province.