Jodi has a Masters in Environment and Management, over 15 years of community development experience working both at the local and international level. She also has a strong background in community-based research, social capital, public policy and integral evaluation. She provides expertise in multi-sectoral collaboration and partnerships, systems thinking, the healthy communities approach and practical approaches to understanding the links between the determinants of health.>>Full Bio
Claudia has been working in the field of sustainable (community) development for several years now. She was involved in various sustainable tourism projects in Europe before she moved to Canada. Claudia has a Bachelor of Business Administration and has extensive experience in event management and coordination, project and financial management. Through her work and travel experiences in Europe, North America and North Africa she has gained a deep understanding of the importance of communities for creating healthier cities and building resilience.>>Full Bio
Victoria brings expertise and passion as a research planner, specializing in the connections between community planning, health and well-being. Her work in this area has involved leadership, project management, and partnership development in community health, and developing and implementing public policy in community, school, and local government settings.>>Full Bio
Mikiko supports the BCHC team with her expertise in finance and administration. As a graduate of Camosun College’s Bachelor of Business Administration Mikiko brings a detailed eye to balancing accounts. She appreciates the value of BCHC’s mission professionally and personally having been born and raised in Shimamoto, a small healthy community in Japan. When she is not crunching the numbers, she enjoys reading and walking.>>Full Bio
Jennifer brings several years of experience as a learning facilitator
and sustainability coach for population health promotion initiatives
to her role. She believes in supporting communities to grow and
thrive through upstream approaches, cross-sector collaboration,
and asset-based strategies.
Jennifer has over a decade of experience sharing innovative ideas for advancing sustainable development practices. She provides channels for people across BC to participate in community planning processes and build shared understanding.>>Full Bio
Diana has broad experience developing and implementing health projects that address root causes of health disparities in diverse communities. She is passionate about understanding health inequalities and is committed to addressing health issues within her local and global communities.>>Full Bio
Sarah is a sustainability minded community planner, who believes that through innovative and authentic community engagement we can better express our deep connection to place and desires for a sustainable and healthy future. She is passionate about the need for high-quality public spaces in our communities, seeing them as integral to the social life and feelings of inclusion.>>Full Bio
Tahia is the Coordinator of the City of Victoria Youth Council (CVYC) and, in her role, she provides support and builds capacity for young people to engage with the City of Victoria and the issues they are passionate about.>>Full Bio
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