Barbra Mohan became part of the Canuck Place family when her fifteen-year-old son Jasper received end-of-life care at Glen Brae Manor in 2013. Following his passing, Barbra served a six-year term on the Canuck Place Family Advisory Committee (FAC) and is now serving as the designated Board member on that committee, representing the family experience at the Board level and acting as a liaison between the two groups.
Barbra has worked in local government since 2003 and is currently the General Manager, Corporate Services for the Cowichan Valley Regional District. She also serves on the Vancouver Island Counselling Board as well as the Cowichan Valley Concert Band Board. She enjoys speaking to physician and patient groups about the experience of rare childhood cancer research, treatment and child loss.
Her educational background includes an undergraduate degree in Biology and Environmental Studies from the University of Victoria and an MBA from the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business. She loves playing and composing music, cycling and sailing with her husband Stephen from their home on Vancouver Island.