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Andrea works for Diabetes Canada. Diabetes Canada leads the fight against diabetes by helping those affected by diabetes live healthy lives, preventing the onset and consequences of diabetes, and discovering a cure. She is currently Regional Director for Manitoba and Nunavut, a position held since 2010 within the Community Engagement Team. Andrea has held several progressive roles within the organization since 1996. Prior to joining the Association, she worked for Services to Seniors and was responsible for creating one of the first Adult Day Programs for Seniors in the province of Manitoba.
Andrea has travelled Manitoba extensively over the past 10 years creating a presence in every major centre in the province and expanding the Association’s reach to more than 20 different First Nation communities.
Andrea’s educational background includes designations from Brandon University, University of Manitoba, Red River Community College, as well as numerous workshop and certificate programs and continuing education programs from local institutions with a focus on Leadership, Management, and Volunteer Development.
In her spare time, Andrea is a dedicated volunteer with the Association participating as a residential campaign canvasser for more than 15 years, community fundraiser, and Run for Team Diabetes volunteer. As well she is a member of the Winnipeg South Lion’s Club and a member of the St.Vital / St. Boniface Health Advisory committee.