We Are IH: Child care licensing officer loves keeping kids safe

December 7, 2023
Jennifer Turnbull takes a selfie while hiking the West Coast Trail this summer.

Name: Jennifer Turnbull (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Child Care Licensing Officer 
Years of Service: 16 
Worksite: Kamloops Public Health Unit
Community: Kamloops
Ancestral Territory: Secwépemc
Favourite Quote / Advice to live by: “Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.”

By day, Jennifer Turnbull is helping make sure daycares in the Thompson and Cariboo regions are running smoothly.

“I still really like working with children. I have an ECE [early childhood educator] background and worked in daycares for 10 years before I came here,” noted Jennifer, who has been in her role with Interior Health for 16 years.

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