Rob Turnbull, Ph.D., CHE
Rob has 26 years of experience in health care and housing including public health, community health centres, acute care hospitals, community living, youth detention, family physician engagement, long term care and homelessness. Rob’s most recent senior managerial posts include Chief Operating Officer at Menno Home & Menno Hospital in Abbotsford, BC and Director of Primary Health Care and Chronic Disease Management at Interior Health Authority in Kelowna, BC.
He has a proven track record in optimizing resource allocations, introducing innovative and evidence-based operations and developing mutually-beneficial partnerships with similar business entities, universities and community organizations. Rob also has a strong background in governance and strategic planning in non-profit organizations and in organization development including culture change, a coaching management model and self-led teams. He obtained his Ph.D. in Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto.
Communications & Project Manager
Papinder Rehncy brings more than 20 years of experience in the not-for-profit and healthcare sectors to the Streetohome Foundation. Prior to joining Streetohome in August 2014, Papinder was part of the communications team at the BC Cancer Agency. During her time with the Agency, she provided communications support for the opening of a new cancer centre in Abbotsford, a world-renowned research facility in Vancouver, and the first public PET/CT program in the province.
A communications generalist with a passion for telling stories, Papinder has planned and written numerous employee newsletters, press releases, and patient/client stories. You can check out her latest work, a series of articles profiling Streetohome donors, on our website.
A graduate of Simon Fraser University’s communications program, Papinder started her career working for the Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC and a boutique PR agency specializing in the healthcare and not-for-profit sectors. In her spare time, Papinder enjoys travelling, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
Administration, Donor & Project Manager
With more than 14 years of administration, planning and project management experience in the profit and non-profit sectors, Tracey’s past roles include fundraising strategist and marketing assistant for United Way of the Lower Mainland.
As a United Way fundraiser, Tracey was responsible for managing workplace campaigns and developing relationships with senior management and volunteers to plan and carry out campaign strategies to meet organizational goals and objectives.
Tracey is currently completing BCIT’s Marketing Management - Communications part-time program. An avid learner, and a genuinely curious person, she enjoys Illustration, design, and travel and working on personal projects such as her 1952 GMC pick-up.