She has worked in economic development in the coastal region for over 15 years.

Anna received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Mercer University with minors in Business Administration and English. She is a graduate of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development, Leadership Bryan, Leadership Southeast Georgia, and Leadership Georgia.

Anna is a board member for the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. She is a past chair for the Georgia Economic Developers Association. Anna is also a past chair of the Leadership Southeast Georgia Alumni Association and is a member of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.

In 2015, Anna was named one of the Top 5 under 40 by Richmond Hill Reflections magazine. Anna and her husband, Justin, are the proud parents of their young son Samuel. The family lives in Richmond Hill.

Anna Chafin was appointed to the GSFC Board of Commissioners in June 2015 and reappointed in November 2020. Her term expires November 2026.