Staff

Erin Thompson

2023-11-01T19:45:08+00:00

Erin Thompson, BA Program Manager Erin’s undergraduate degree in Political Science and International Relations from Carleton University lends itself well to navigating complex situations and having difficult conversations. Combined with her personal experience of caring for her mother up to and including end-of-life, Erin uses her background to support volunteers and [...]

Erin Thompson2023-11-01T19:45:08+00:00

Marije Van Engelen

2023-11-01T19:50:21+00:00

Marije Van Engelen Social Worker Marije moved to Canada from the Netherlands in 2010 and joined West Kootenay Nav-CARE in 2023. Due to her international upbringing she learned to observe and deeply appreciate people's unique backgrounds and life journeys. She has worked with people of all ages and is passionate about [...]

Marije Van Engelen2023-11-01T19:50:21+00:00

Valentina Guarneri

2023-11-01T19:45:26+00:00

Valentina Guarneri Nelson Coordinator Valentina, Swiss-Italian born and graduated in Clinical & Community Psychology left Europe following the urge to explore different countries and cultures. Experiencing different ways of life, rhythms and social circumstances changed her perception of the world. She moved to Canada in 2019 and she joined Nav-CARE as [...]

Valentina Guarneri2023-11-01T19:45:26+00:00

Ana Bokstrom

2023-11-01T19:45:41+00:00

Ana Bokstrom Slocan Valley Coordinator Ana Bokstrom has 15 years of experience in hospice and seniors home support. When Ana found that she had a comfort level with death and the dying she resolved to use that to serve her community. She has trained in palliative support, complicated grief companioning, home [...]

Ana Bokstrom2023-11-01T19:45:41+00:00

Karen Scott

2023-11-01T19:45:55+00:00

Karen Scott Nakusp Coordinator Karen Scott has been a helping professional for 28 years. Her mom lived with MS for many years and Karen witnessed the difference compassionate human connection made in her mother’s life and is excited to give back to others in her role as Nav-Care coordinator. [...]

Karen Scott2023-11-01T19:45:55+00:00

Toni D’Andrea

2023-11-01T19:46:17+00:00

Toni D'Andrea Salmo Coordinator Toni joined the Nav-CARE team spring of 2022, as coordinator of the Salmo region. Born and raised in the West Kootenays, she currently resides in Fruitvale with her family. Toni previously worked as a nurse assisting persons in care and those well enough to remain in their [...]

Toni D’Andrea2023-11-01T19:46:17+00:00

Audrey S. Calvo

2023-12-18T22:37:23+00:00

AUDREY S CALVO Kaslo and North Kootenay Lake Nav-CARE Coordinator Audrey moved from Quebec to Kaslo in the spring of 2017. She joined Kaslo search and rescue as a volunteer and became the treasurer for the following two years. She has been working for the Victorian health center as administrative support [...]

Audrey S. Calvo2023-12-18T22:37:23+00:00

Ali Fillmore

2023-11-01T22:28:07+00:00

Ali Fillmore Trail Coordinator Ali has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and for approximately 25 years, she has been volunteering with various organizations such as BC Schizophrenia Society, Big Brothers and Sisters, Vinasa Yoga for Youth, End of Life Doula Association of Canada, Vancouver Hospice Society, and as of late, [...]

Ali Fillmore2023-11-01T22:28:07+00:00
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