Annette Kaiser

Chief Communications Officer

Born and raised in the Pocono Mountain region, Annette Kaiser has been in the business of helping people her entire life.

With a degree in Communications from the University of Wisconsin, Annette has led the charge as Communications Specialist for nearly three decades, helping the public connect with non profit organizations.

In this capacity, she helped raise awareness and change the stigma of individuals with intellectual disabilities and mental health disorders.  Additionally, Annette was at the helm of fundraising for numerous non profit organizations and collectively raised nearly 5MM over the course of five years.  In 2016 Annette was honored by the Lehigh Valley Business Journal as one of the top 25 most influential women in the Lehigh Valley.

Annette’s  function at Water Gap Wellness is to bring the community into Water Gap Wellness and direct all communications efforts in the organization. This includes being a resource for concerned family members, a connection to  business leaders who might provide job opportunities to our guests, developing volunteer experiences within the local community and providing media contact.  In addition, Annette is dedicated to changing the stigma of  individuals with drug/alcohol use-disorder and is engaged and committed to communicating this message.

Annette is a mother of five kids – twins Nick & Rob, Kaitie, Tim and Will. Annette is an active member in the community, volunteering at numerous non-profit organizations and always willing to offer a hand up whenever possible. In her free time, Annette enjoys playing golf, skiing, hiking and taking walks with her puppy, Francie.

Annette’s Mantra: Rise and Shine!