Toby Achtman – Executive Director
Ms. Achtman is a results-oriented strategic collaborator. She has worked in Vancouver’s health sector for more than 20 years. Her career successes include working with physician leaders in acute care and non-profit environments, such as the Vancouver Division of Family Practice, and in primary care at the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. She has a master’s degree in health administration from the University of Ottawa.
Ian Tang – Event and Finance Manager
Ian has over twenty years of experience in family medicine education, having began his career with the UBC Department of Family Practice as an Academic Director and Site Director. With his time at UBC, he gained professional acumen in program certification, CaRMS, CCFP examination and the diversity of training sites. His achievements at BCCFP include creating two highly successful events that promote family medicine careers to medical students, “Dinner with Docs” and the “Student & Resident Conference,” and revitalizing the BCCFP Family Medicine Conferences, which was the very first provincial chapter to offer pharma-free conferences.
Holly McCluskey - Communications Manager
Holly has eight years’ experience as a communicator and marketer, working primarily with non-profit member-based organizations. Her successes include leading content strategies for new website launches; writing, producing and presenting promotional videos; and implementing thoughtful communications plans that drive forward organizational goals and values. Holly has worked in both the UK and Canada for organizations ranging from Formula One teams to independent schools.