∑ Health care professional and community activist
∑ Community Nurse Specialist supporting people with developmental disabilities.
∑ Extensive knowledge of health care issues and the erosion of services
∑ Member of the Okanagan Peopleís Coalition, the Kelowna Social Action Group, Council of Canadians and Toastmasters
∑ Past volunteer educator with the Epilepsy Society
∑ Former Regional Vice Chair of the B.C. Nurses Union
∑ Westside Coordinator for the Proportional Representation Campaign in 2002
∑ Canvasser for the Canadian Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Fund and the Single Parentís Food Bank
∑ Married and a resident of Westbank for 12 years.