Anne Balding is a long time New Democrat. She is a fundraiser and outreach coordinator for Cowichan Malahat Langford NDP EDA and is also a Member at Large for Cowichan Valley NDP executive.

Anne is a member of Cowichan Green Communities Food Security Coalition and is the volunteer coordinator for Meals on the Ground, a grassroots organization that provides a meal three times a week for folks who need more food security in their lives. Meals on the Ground recently received the 2018 Black Tie award for Volunteer of the year.