Fran resided for 30 years in Prince George with her husband and their two children, while working as the Coordinator of Disability Services at the College of New Caledonia. Her work career, supporting adults with a disability who were returning to Post Secondary Education was supplemented with years of volunteer work for her union, as the disability representative of the Employee and Family Assistance Program.
Upon retirement in 2003, the family moved to Gibsons, on the Sunshine Coast and began to volunteer with the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary, serving as chair of several branch committees, organizing fundraisers and as liaison for bursary funding. Onwards to becoming a Board member, and first and second vice-president.
In her spare time Fran likes to cook, specializing in appies, and taking daily walks with her “Walkie Talkie” group. As a boater, Fran has spent countless weeks in Desolation Sound and the beautiful waters of Howe Sound.
Fran’s lifelong commitment to volunteering has now become her commitment to the values of BCAHA. She is committed to supporting and promoting the work of all our auxiliaries.