We Are IH: Support services supervisor in Trail fosters kindness

May 11, 2023
Teresa poses for a photo during a break by the lake.

Name: Teresa Packer (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Support services supervisor
Years of Service: 15
Worksite: Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBH)
Community:  Trail
Ancestral Territory: Ktunaxa (tun-ah-ha)/ Kootenay Ktunaxa
Favourite Quote / Advice to live by: Stay positive, make someone laugh and give a compliment every day. This will make for a healthier and happier you.

When Teresa Packer walked into Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital 15 years ago to apply for a food service worker role, she was a first-time mother looking to rejoin the workforce. Bringing her 18-month-old son along at the time, they spoke with the support services supervisor for more information. Little did Teresa know that this would be her role a few years down the line.

Teresa is now the housekeeping and food service supervisor based in Trail, and if she isn’t helping out someone at work, she’s likely taking care of family or a filly nearby!


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