Get to know Kim Chhina
Q: Where do you live?
A: On the traditional territories of the Katize, Semiahmoo, and Kwantlen Nations also known as Surrey.
Q: What is your position at RCCBC?
A: Project Coordinator for the Rural Site Visits Project.
Q: What does that mean?
A: I work with my team to plan visits to all 204 rural, remote, and Indigenous communities in BC. We meet with health providers, First Nations, local leadership, first responders, and health administrators to listen and learn about what’s working and not working. But most importantly, the delivery of healthcare within the community.
Q: Describe RCCbc in three words.
A: Innovative, passionate, collaborative.
Q: What motivated you to join RCCbc?
A: I’ve always been interested in health care especially the social determinants of health. When I read more about RCCbc, I knew that this was an organization committed to improving access to healthcare and coming up with innovative ways to do this. I knew I wanted to be a part of the work that was happening here.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The passion and energy everyone brings to their work…it’s inspiring!
Q: What has been one of your proudest moments working at / with RCCbc?
A: Taking on the Rural Site Visits Project. I have big shoes to fill, but I think I’m doing good so far.
Q: Where is your favourite place in British Columbia?
A: Alert Bay!
Q: What one thing can you not live without?
A: Sparkling water.