The CRNBC Board is required to meet at least four times a year. Generally, it meets for regular business sessions five times a year in addition to the Annual General Meeting. Email correspondence directed to CRNBC board members using these addresses are received by the CRNBC Registrar/CEO and forwarded to the individual, as appropriate, on your behalf.
Stephanie Buckingham, CD, RN, MA Leadership & Training, is a retired University-College Professor from the BSN Programme, Human Health and Services Department at Vancouver Island University. She continues to work as sessional faculty at VIU, as well as a consultant for a case management company. Stephanie was elected to the Board in 2013. She previously served on the Board from 2009-2011.
Rob Calnan, BScN, M.Ed., is the Coordinator of Site Operations and Patient Flow, Victoria General and Royal Jubilee Hospitals (casual) and a public representative member of Our Cowichan Community Health Network. He was a co-chair of ARNBC and past president and chair of CNA and RNABC. He was appointed to the Board, Feb. 10, 2017.
Brenda Canitz, MSc, BA (Psych), NP (Certificate – Non-Practicing), is a Consultant, Health Care Researcher, Policy and Education and Adjunct Faculty, Sessional Lecturer, UVIC School of Nursing and School of Public Health and Social Policy. She was elected to the Board, Sept. 1, 2015.
Coleen Driscoll, BSN, is a registered nurse in the Daycare/PSS at Kootenay Lake Hospital, Interior Health. She has served on the Board since 2013.
Sheila Farrell, MSN, is a Clinical Practice Educator, Health Services for Community Living, Interior Health. She has served on the Board since 2013.
Colleen Hay, BSN, is a retired Acute Care Manager currently working as a casual RN in ER, ICU and PAR. She has served on the Board since 2011.
Gwen Herrington, MSN, is a Primary Care Nurse, Dawson Creek Health Unit – Public Health. She was elected to the Board Sept. 1, 2017. She previously served on the Board (2009-2014) and has also served as Board Vice-chair.
Helen Jackson, MSN, Certified Practice STI, Contraceptive Management, is a Nurse Educator/Clinic Nurse – Certified Practice, Langara College-BCCDC STI Clinic-Surrey Youth Clinic. She was elected to the Board Sept. 1, 2017.
David Kruyt, BBA, CPA, FCMA, ICD.D, is the Chief Financial Officer for Vancouver Island Insurance Centres. He currently sits as a director on the Board of Island Health as the Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee and is a member of the Professional Conduct Enquiry Committee of the CMA (British Columbia).
Marilyn Loewen Mauritz, LLB, is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for International Forest Products Ltd. She has served on the Board since 2012.
Stan Marchuk, MSN, NP(F), CNeph(C), Vancouver, is a Nurse Practitioner, St. Paul's Hospital Renal Program, Providence Health Care. He was elected to the Board Sept. 1, 2017.
Jocelyn Stanton, BA, is a member of the CRNBC Registration Committee and the College of Dental Hygienists Quality Assurance Committee. Previously, she was a Communications Advisor for Island Health and Chief of Staff to the Minister of Health in British Columbia.
Rick Turner was an English teacher in the public school system for many years in Kamloops. He was previously the president of the Kamloops Thompson Teacher Association. Mr. Turner has also been a counsellor and teacher in Haida Gwaii earlier in his career. Active within his community, he served on various boards and committees, developing his experience with standards of practice and performance, examination of ethical questions, and maintaining the integrity of his profession as well as the confidence of the public. He has a bachelor of education degree from UBC.