We Are IH: Nurse now recruits others to enhance patient care

June 27, 2024
Donna Jeri-Leon skating at Shannon Lake with husband Franklin and son Keltie

Name: Donna Jeri-Leon (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Specialist, Clinical Recruitment
Years of Service: 26
Worksite: Community Health & Services Centre (Remote)
Community: Kelowna
Ancestral Territory: Syilx/Okanagan
Favourite Quote / Advice to live by: “It is what it is, but it will become what you make of it.” – Pat Summitt

Donna Jeri-Leon is a clinical recruitment specialist that works to attract top notch health-care professionals to join Interior Health (IH). Born in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Donna moved to Kelowna in 1997 and has been working at IH ever since.


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