• Toby Achtman, Executive Director

    Toby Achtman, Executive Director

    Toby Achtman is a results-oriented strategic collaborator. With more than twenty years of experience, she has held various leadership roles within British Columbia’s health sector.

    Her career successes involve working with physicians throughout the system, from acute care to primary care. Her passion for family medicine is evident as she works to execute on the BCCFP’s vision to inspire family physicians to provide equitable, culturally safe, longitudinal care, for all British Columbians.

    Toby has a masters degree in health administration from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Western University.

  • Dr. Rebekah Eatmon - Indigenous Physician Lead

    Dr. Rebekah Eatmon - Indigenous Physician Lead

    Dr. Eatmon is a family physician serving both urban and rural Indigenous peoples at the Lu’ma Medical Centre in Vancouver, as well as Carrier Sekani Family Services in Northern BC.

    She is Tsimshian from Lax Kw’alaams, from the Raven Clan on her father’s side and Métis on her mother’s side. She completed her medical training at UBC, where she participated in cultural safety learning as a resident in the Indigenous Family Medicine Program.

  • Melanie Covey, Project Coordinator

    Melanie Covey, Project Coordinator

    Melanie is a consulting Project Coordinator who has been working with the BCCFP since April 2022. She has 20 years of experience providing administrative support across the health system in Vancouver (and more recently Vancouver Island), as well as in post-secondary education and small business settings.

    Her focus over the past 10 years has been on supporting physicians, physician-led organizations and strategic projects. She has a special interest in technical writing and business processes.

  • Kilee Freedman, Administrative Coordinator

    Kilee Freedman, Administrative Coordinator

    Kilee has over ten years’ experience in customer service, five of which have been spent serving members of non-profit organizations.

    Her strengths include in-person and virtual event planning, member services, and administrative support for board and governance.