Annette Wildgoose was born in Scotland and came to Canada in 1977. During her extensive career in the Public Service of Canada, Annette has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in national and international sport administration. Throughout her notable career, Annette received numerous awards for her work spanning a variety of industries, including the Deputy Minister’s Award for dedication and enthusiastic leadership in the development of Sport Canada’s policy on Aboriginal People’s Participation in Sports. Most recently Annette was the Director of Legacy and Special Projects for the National Organizing Committee of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015.

Annette is now developing her own business in leadership and management training, governance and international sport event management.

Her mother, Alice Meister, born in Leipzig 1920, was a Holocaust survivor. Annette was a member of the 2nd Generation Group in the 80’s when first established in Ottawa and is honored to be a member of the CHES Committee