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Team Spotlight

Get to know Sara

Q: Where do you live? 

A: Comox, BC


Q: What is your position at RCCBC? 

A: I’m the FP Co-Lead: Rural Obstetrical and Maternity Sustainability Program (ROAM) iniative. 


Q: What does that mean?   

A: Along with Lee Yeates (RM), Andrea Mackenzie (RN) and project management superstars Adrienne Peltonen and Michelle McGoldrick, we support the ROAM program to enhance access and sustainability for rural maternity services by supporting and empowering rural teams to provide exceptional care.


Q: Describe RCCbc in three words.   

A: Home. Heart. Together.


Q: What motivated you to join RCCbc?   

A: A gentle tap on the shoulder by a respected colleague and friend.


Q: What do you like most about your job?   

A: Feeling that I’ve found my people!


Q: What do you like most about working at / with RCCbc?

A: I’ve never seen an organization actually care so much about the people working with them. On top of that, they are totally a ‘can do’ group that is quick to ask how they can support an idea, vision and rarely shuts anything down.


Q: What is your proudest working moment working with RCCbc? 

A: Presenting in a hybrid virtual:in-person cross-disciplinary format at the SRPC 2023 and hearing about the positive impact the ROAM program is making, even beyond BC’s borders.


Q: What hashtags best describe your personality?

A: #curiosity #connection #rhythm


Q: What do you like to do on your days off?

A: Dance, run in the forest, swim in the ocean, read, and snack in my parents’ garden.


Q: Where is your favourite place in British Columbia?

A: Right here, right now.


Q: What one thing we might be surprised to learn about you?

A: I won a dance scholarship this year – the “Dancing Queen” adult dance award.


Q: What is the next item on your bucket list?

A: Sabbatical in France for cycling, feasting, language and wine.

Other team members

Dr. Brydon Blacklaws

Co-lead, RUDi (Emergency), Real-Time Virtual Support

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