Anne Halsted is a longtime leading community advocate in the Bay Area. She was born in West Virginia, was raised in Cleveland, Ohio and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and attended Duke University. She moved to San Francisco in 1964, where she began a career in Human Resources. She has also had a long career in civic engagement, and served on numerous boards both local and nationally, which have had a significant impact on the Bay Area. In this interview, Halsted discusses her early life, her education, her time abroad, settling in the Bay Area, becoming involved with community organizations, getting involved with local politics, her time on multiple boards, her reflections of a changing city and her career, both professional and extracurricular, and her hopes for the future of San Francisco.