Name: Tasha Kanigan (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Regional lead for primary care
Years of Service: 10
Worksite: Castlegar Health Centre
Ancestral Territory: Converging territory of the Sinixt, Syilx, Ktunaxa, Secwepemc peoples in the Kootenay Boundary
Advice to live by: No matter the challenges that life presents, always look for the positive learning opportunities that come about and make every day a reason to smile.
When Tasha Kanigan went into nursing, she didn't imagine the “endless opportunities” that her career would bring. Nearly 11 years into her career, Tasha is now the regional lead for primary care with Interior Health (IH).
“I feel so fortunate that I have been able to work with and support clients from across the lifespan, and work with many professionals and teams that are all striving to do the best that they can to provide optimal care to their clients,” she said. “I am continually inspired by the stories that I hear about the work we do.”