Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
Deanna is currently a legal counsel with Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. In that role she provides practical and results-oriented advice to senior leadership on almost all areas of law that impact operations. This included conducting legal reviews of care models, leading and supporting interagency negotiations, and advising on policy development and risk management.
In previous roles, Deanna assisted with province-wide collective bargaining, delivered education on privacy legislation and its applicability to small to mid-sized nonprofits, and supported international NGOs in analyzing corporate ESG mechanisms to facilitate community involvement in resource extraction projects.
Deanna received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Alberta and her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, BC.