Term: 2015 - 2018
Derrick joined council in 2016 bringing youthful and fresh insight to the table. He brings an understanding of and utilization of evidence-based best practices and quality improvement. In 2015, Derrick completed a Master of Public Health (MPH): Health Policy and Management from the University of Alberta. He is a member of UNA and an advocate of sustainability in health care, support for front-line staff and equitable health care access.
He volunteered as a back-up instructor for the Yellowknife Goju-Ryu Karate Club for 10 years and currently volunteers as a medical member of the University of Alberta Judo Club.
Term: 2016 - 2019
One of Sherri’s focuses in her career has been on issues surrounding health care for Aboriginal people. She is an ongoing volunteer within the Aboriginal community and works as the Aboriginal Child Health Nurse Coordinator at the Children’s Stollery Hospital.
Sherri has 18 years’ experience in health program creation and facilitation for Aboriginal people in Alberta and is co-author ofDiabetes, Information to Share with Your Family. She also developed a pilot program to improve prenatal health care to Aboriginal women that provides streamlined access to multiple health care professionals within one clinic. The program is currently being developed for presentation nationally with intention for cross-Canada implementation.
Term: 2014 - 2017
Wendy has served on council since 2014. She holds a master of nursing from the University of Alberta and has nursed in various roles for 20 years in pediatrics at the Stollery Children’s Centre.
Wendy is a legal nurse consultant and has worked as a medical adjudicator for the federal government. She also currently teaches nursing students at the University of Alberta, as well as works casually as a manager at Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre.