Dr. Heather F. Clarke

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Posted on August 1, 2014 by VST

Heather F. Clarke, PhD (Nursing), is Principal of Health & Nursing Policy, Research & Evaluation. She consults to government, health authorities, First Nations Tribal Councils, and nursing organizations, nationally and internationally.

Heather has served on the Vancouver School of Theology Board of Governors since 2008, as chair from 2010 – 2014, and currently as Chancellor. She is active on VST’s Indigenous Studies Centre Native Ministry Consortium and the Yuuhadaax partnership.

Heather has served on other boards including: International Nursing Honors Society Sigma Theta Tau, BC Council for Families, Canadian Nurses Foundation, Vancouver Opera, Vancouver Opera Guild and Shaughnessy Heights United Church. Currently she is on the boards of the Bill Reid Foundation (Chair of the Governance Committee), Vancouver Opera Foundation (Chair of the Amatori Committee for Planned Giving) and provides leadership to the Shaughnessy Heights United Church’s Reconciliation-Reconnoiter Initiative to promote “right relations.”

When not volunteering or consulting, Heather enjoys the challenges of water colour painting, singing in the church choir and being in the outdoors – cycling, hiking, and walking!

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