Colleen comes to the board recently retired, from a 35 year career with the Government of Canada RCMP. Colleen has worked in Kimberley B.C. for 18 years of her career gaining valuable knowledge of the court systems and supports in the East Kootenay. Colleen also has first hand experience with caregiving for both her mother and step father. Colleen has dealt with Alzheimer’s disease, transitions to care, navigating the health care system and advance care planning. Colleen’s intimate knowledge of caregiving has led to a commitment to give back and a keen understanding of some of the obstacles caregivers face. She is looking forward to contributing her passion and knowledge to the Caregivers Network board and staff.