Contact

 

The information provided by Parkinson Society British Columbia and its staff is intended to be used for general information only, and should not replace consultation with healthcare professionals. Please speak with a qualified healthcare professional before making medical decisions.

For urgent medical advice, please contact your family doctor, or speak to a nurse at HealthLink BC by dialling 8-1-1. In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1.

Executive
  • Jean Blake, CEO & Interim Manager, Education & Support Services (ext. 234)
Programs & Services
Resource Development & Communications
Donor & Member Services
  • Susan Atkinson, Donor & Member Services Coordinator / Office Manager (ext. 263) 

 

Staff can be reached at 604-662-3240 or 1-800-668-3330. Individual extensions are listed below.

 

Executive

Jean-Blake

Jean Blake
Chief Executive Officer
jblake@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 234) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 234)

Contact Jean for questions related to:

  • Advocacy
  • Pro bono legal services for issues related to Parkinson's (available for members)
  • The Society's strategic direction
  • Major gifts
  • Estate planning/Planned giving
  • Support Groups

 

Programs & Services

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Alana Dhillon
Education & Support Services Coordinator
adhillon@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 245) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 245)

Contact Alana for questions related to:

  • Information and referral inquiries (phone, email, in-person)
  • Education events

 

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Liz Janze
Education & Support Services Coordinator
ljanze@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 228) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 228)

Contact Liz for questions related to:

  • Information and referral inquiries (phone, email, in-person)
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Shelly Yu
Education & Support Services Coordinator
syu@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 232) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 232)

Contact Shelly for questions related to:

  • Information and referral inquiries (phone, email, in-person)
Courtney-Doherty

Courtney Doherty
Education & Support Services Coordinator / Counsellor

On Maternity Leave

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Madelaine Ross
Counsellor
mross@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 266) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 266)

Contact Madelaine for questions related to:

  • Counselling
Tricia-Wallace

Tricia Wallace
Counsellor
pwallace@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 244) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 244)

Contact Tricia for questions related to:

  • Counselling

 

Resource Development & Communications

Alicia-Wrobel

Alicia Wrobel
Senior Manager, Resource Development & Communications
awrobel@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 237) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 237)

Contact Alicia for questions related to:

  • Parkinson Society BC's publications (Good News, GroupLink, Viewpoints, etc.)
  • The Society's website(s)
  • Media relations
  • Parkinson SuperWalk
Caroline-Wiggins

Caroline Wiggins
Special Events & Fundraising Officer
cwiggins@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 255) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 255)

Contact Caroline for questions related to:

  • Parkinson SuperWalk
  • Third-Party Fundraisers
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Cara Gibson
Special Events Coordinator
cgibson@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 273) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 273)

Contact Cara for questions related to:

  • Parkinson SuperWalk
  • Third-Party Fundraisers
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Marilyn Brimacombe
Community Engagement Assistant
mbrimacombe@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 274) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 274)

Contact Marilyn for questions related to:

  • Parkinson SuperWalk
  • Social Media
Jovana-Vranic

Jovana Vranic
Marketing & Communications Senior Coordinator
jvranic@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 277) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 277)

Contact Jovana for questions related to:

  • Parkinson Society BC's print publications (Viewpoints, annual report)
  • Parkinson's Awareness Month
Mirela-Prime

Mirela Prime (Dzaferovic)
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
mprime@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 256) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 256)

Contact Mirela for questions related to:

  • Parkinson Society BC's e-communications (GroupLink, Good News, Weekly Digest newsletter, etc.)
  • Promoting research studies
  • Social Media
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Laura Halas
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
lhalas@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 229) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 229)

Contact Laura for questions related to:

  • Parkinson Society BC's e-communications (emails, Weekly Digest newsletter, etc.)
  • Promoting research studies
  • Social Media

 

Donor & Member Services

Susan Atkinson

Susan Atkinson
Donor & Member Services Coordinator / Office Manager
satkinson@parkinson.bc.ca
604-662-3240 (ext. 263) or 1-800-668-3330 (ext. 263)

Contact Susan for questions related to:

  • Renewing your membership or becoming a member of Parkinson Society BC
  • Tax receipts
  • Making a donation