Leslie is a registered social worker who has a passion for patient & family-centered care derived from her own experience of parenting a child with special needs. She recently joined the team at Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon as Senior Director, Family Services. Previously she was the Family Engagement Advisor at Sunny Hill Health Centre at BC Children’s Hospital where she worked with families and staff to promote better partnerships to improve programs and services as well as patient experiences. In addition to facilitating adoption education as a contractor, Leslie has been involved with her family business as well as not-for-profit organizations as a development and grants manager. After taking several of CCMI’s courses, Leslie was motivated to join the CCMI board which aligns with her values and vision to improve partnerships for better health outcomes.