• Kendra Johnston, Executive Director

    Kendra Johnston, Executive Director

    Kendra Johnston is a community builder with more than 15 years of experience managing not for profit organizations. Most recently she was the Executive Director of the Downtown New West Business Improvement Area, leading that membership-based organization for more than a decade.

    Kendra’s management style can be best described as servant leadership, highly collaborative and deeply supportive, focusing on creating a culture in which her team is empowered to thrive.

    She specializes in not for profit operations, team building, stakeholder engagement, governance, communications, and advocacy. Kendra brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this role, along with a passion for the values and mission of the BCCFP.

  • 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, Office and Events Manager

    Kilee Freedman, Office and Events Manager

    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.

  • Erin Murtagh, Communications Manager

    Erin Murtagh, Communications Manager

    Erin is a purpose-driven marketing and communications specialist with a passion for using her expertise to make a positive impact in the world.

    Throughout her career, Erin has worked with various organizations in Scotland, New Zealand and Canada, helping them to leverage the power of authentic storytelling to effectively communicate their messages and achieve their objectives.

    With a masters degree in Politics and Business Management, she supplements this experience with understanding of the sociopolitical landscape here in BC.

    A strong advocate for health equity, Erin supports BCCFP members by weaving consciousness, empathy and resolve into our communications.