Leslie Allan-Reed

Leslie Allan-Reed

Director
Absence and Disability Management
Fraser Health

As Director of Absence and Disability Management, Leslie is an experienced leader in the Healthcare industry with demonstrated success in implementing and managing evidence-based, best practice for DM services in a complex unionized environment.

Leslie oversees a team of dedicated professionals responsible for reducing the disability burden and supporting employee attendance and retention through secondary prevention initiatives that include early intervention and injury/illness recovery support, stay-at-work/return to work planning and Work Accommodation.

John Brewer

John Brewer

Executive Program Developer
The Conference Board of Canada

John Brewer is Executive Program Developer at the Conference Board of Canada as well as the Owner of Idea Exchange. John has over 20 years’ experience producing conferences on change, human resources, diversity, IT, pensions, risk, compensation, and project management. He has been developing events for The Conference Board of Canada since 2000. John’s current focus is on innovation, diversity, community, and the human aspects of change and risk management.

Kristin Bower

Kristin Bower

Manager, Diversity and Inclusion
Vancity Credit Union

Kristin Bower’s two-decade career in human resources led her to Vancity Savings and Credit Union, a values-based financial cooperative. Leading the diversity and inclusion strategy for an organization that believes in social and financial inclusion is a dream come true for Kristin. An outspoken advocate for deeper awareness of mental health issues, she also writes a blog called Adventures of a Survivor and often includes posts with an HR perspective. Kristin is a frequent participant at conferences as a speaker and panelist on the topics of diversity and inclusion and mental health as well as a contributor to a variety of publications such as Visions magazine.

Charles Boyer

Charles Boyer

Senior Research Associate
and Network Manager
The Conference Board of Canada

Charles has been working in the Workplace Health research group at The Conference Board of Canada since 2014. Charles is the Senior Network Manager for the Council on Workplace Health and Wellness. This Council is represented by senior organizational health practitioners from organizations across Canada who meet regularly to discuss workplace health challenges, successes, and trends.

Charles has supported many other initiatives in the Workplace Health space including conferences, webinars, workshops, and research. Charles was part of the team to establish the first Mental Health in the Capital conference and has supported both the Better Workplace Conference and the Workplace Mental Health conferences over the past few years.

Prior to joining the Conference Board, Charles worked for the Healthy Active Living and Obesity research group at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and worked as a Health Fitness Specialist for the Bank of America. Charles has a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Arts degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa.

Virginia Hamilton

Virginia Hamilton

Health & Safety Advisor
Vancouver Airport Authority

Virginia has a Master of Science in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. She started her working career in the environmental sector trekking through the backwoods of the province mapping endangered and invasive species. Though she loved getting to see the great outdoors, she heard the siren call of higher education and decided to go back to university. Originally planning to be on the environmental side of hygiene practice, she found the occupational sector fascinating and decided to specialize in employee health instead. During her time at the Airport Authority her portfolio has grown from prevention of occupational disease and illness to wellness and mental health promotion. During her spare time she loves to stay active and currently chairs the Meraloma Field Hockey club.

Corrina Hill

Corrina Hill

Manager
Health and Recovery Services
BC Hydro

Corrina Hill is a forever student of organizational health and is currently the Manager for BC Hydro’s Health and Recovery Services. She holds accountability for the health promotion and disability management programs at BC Hydro where she’s worked for the last 11 years. She’s been recognized by her colleagues for her curiosity, collaboration and compassion. She has a proven track record of developing effective programs and processes to support the health and productivity of employees all while enhancing consistent practises across the organization.

Throughout Corrina’s 25-year career, she has worked with many different organizations in various program management and operational roles and even as a business owner—all roles geared toward promoting health at a corporate level, community level or in an academic setting. She has a Master’s of Science in Health Promotion and an undergraduate degree in Communications and is a certified Health Coach. When she’s not promoting health at BC Hydro, she’s taking care of her own health by spending time with her 9-year-old daughter and running through the amazing trails our BC playground has to offer.

Valerie Molloy

Valerie Molloy

Director
HR Core Services and Programs
WorkSafeBC

Valerie joined WorkSafeBC in 1990. Valerie has held a number of successively senior positions with the Human Resources Department and her current role is Director HR Core Programs and Services. The HR Core Programs and Services team are responsible for talent acquisition, safety health and wellness and disability management. This team contribute to moving the organization forward to meets its goals by attracting the right talent to the right opportunity at the right time and having our most valued asset, our people, healthy and productive. Under her leadership the team they have helped the organization be recognized in 2018 as one of BC’s Top Employers.

Lyne Moussa

Lyne Moussa

Manager
Wellness, Safety and Disability
Coast Capital Savings

“When I am well, physically and mentally, my world can feel it!” Whether it’s at the office overseeing everything health related, at the gym as a personal motivational coach, hosting nutritious cooking classes, or presenting various EAP seminars, Lyne’s purpose is to inspire self-care in all people so they and their worlds benefit. With a BSc, in Biology, Diploma in Human Resources Management, CPHR, Certificate in Leading a Mentally Healthy Workplace and Diploma in Conflict Resolution, her learning journey continues to focus on wellbeing as the foundation of all human relations which translates into a better workplace.