Chilliwack Division of Family Practice

Staff Members

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Katrina Bepple

Executive Director

Katrina has been working in and with communities since 2008. First working with UBC to support physicians, nurse practitioners, and midwives to conduct rural health research, she joined the Division team in 2013 and is passionate about supporting family physicians to influence primary care in BC. With a strong background in partnership development and program management, she has an uncanny ability to link ‘it’ all together. An avid gardener, Katrina loves growing everything from artichokes to zucchini. She also enjoys going on local hikes and taking long weekends to go camping with her high energy and very cuddly dog, Cobalt.

 

 
Elly Meyerink

 

Elly Meyerink

Operations Lead

Elly has been with the Division since it incorporated in 2009. Elly's knowledge of programs and services provided by both the Division and Fraser Health Authority is priceless. Whether it is scheduling meetings, accounting, human resources, or tracking down physicians, she can always be counted on for insightful contributions. Recently Elly's role has changed to 'Operations Lead' with more administrative responsibilities to the Primary Care Clinic, Hospital and Residential Care Program as well as Physician Recruitment and Retention. Elly's usual reply when asked how she gets things accomplished is, "Surround yourself with a great team and you will be amazed at what you can achieve.”

 
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Tracey Arsenault

Project Manager

Tracey Arsenault was born and raised in Chilliwack, with a four-year stint working in Ottawa. She has a BA in Psychology from UFV and an MA in Organizational Psychology from Vancouver’s Adler University. She has focused her educational and career goals on employee and organizational wellness, specifically mental health initiatives. She brings to her role experience in internal and external stakeholder relationship management, program management, development, and governance and training facilitation. In her down time, Tracey loves spending time with her husband, young daughter and crazy dog. They enjoy camping, hanging out at the park, family movie nights and travelling!

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Shannon Beer

Medical Office Assistant

Shannon has over 15 years of experience as a Medical Office Assistant. Shannon was born and raised in the Fraser Valley. She recently moved to Chilliwack with her spouse and son. Shannon's role is with the Primary Care Clinic and the Child and Youth Health Centre. Shannon's hobbies are playing slo-pitch and spending time with her family.

 

 

 

Janetta Cook

 

Janetta Cook

Medical Office Assistant

Janetta Cook joins the Chilliwack Primary Care Clinic team with 26 years experience as a Medical Office Assistant. Born and raised in Chilliwack, she has raised two boys here with her husband Richard. Janetta love glamping, lake fishing, baking, cooking, and crafting. She is an animal lover and while her boys were young they opened their home to every kind of pet you can think of! (Yes, even snakes and lizards!) With the boys grown her home is now down sized to two dogs, three parrots and fish. All animals except fish travel when the family goes on vacation.

 

Jennica Grenier

 

 

Jennica Grenier

Patient Attachment ​Administrator

Jennica began working with the Chilliwack Primary Care Clinic in March 2014 as an MOA as well as assisting in patient attachment. Come September 2015, Jennica’s role evolved to focus on handling the Patient Attachment Mechanism (PAM) intake line. As the Patient Attachment Administrator, she now deals directly with patient intake and attachment, does all of the MSP billing for the Division and also offers MOA support to the Chilliwack Youth Health Centre on a weekly basis. When she isn’t working, Jennica enjoys spending time with family, cooking, and the all-important cuddles with her dogs.

 

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Melanie Harrop

Medical Office Assistant

Melanie was born and raised in Chilliwack. After attending Nursing Unit Clerk school in 2009 she worked for a busy family practice for 9 years. Starting at the Division of family practice in August 2019 she is hoping to expand her knowledge and contribute to the community. In her spare time she enjoys playing soccer, hiking,spending time with family and friends. 

 

Paula Reguly

 

Paula Reguly

Project Manager

Paula brings several years of experience in project management and coordination in health care and academic health research. Paula has worked with diverse stakeholders on a variety of health care projects that included information technology/information management implementation, process redesign, and supporting and facilitating collaborations among stakeholders. She also developed strong research skills from her time working in academic research. Paula holds a Biology undergraduate degree and Masters of Public Health degree from Lakehead University, in Thunder Bay Ontario. Outside work, Paula enjoys spending time with family, reading, and walking and exploring outdoors.

Preet Toor

 

Preet Toor

Project Coordinator

Preet has a demonstrated history working in both non-profit and private sectors. Her passion for building healthier communities, increasing community engagement and improving health care quality has led her to working with the Division. She holds a Bachelor of Human Kinetics (BHK) focused in Health Promotion from UBC and has previously worked in areas of program coordination, recruitment and retention and community development. Outside of work, Preet enjoys being active and exploring the outdoors with her Siberian husky!

 

Carol Van Muyen

Carol Van Muyen 

Administrative Assistant

Carol joined the Division in 2018 as an Administrative Assistant, coordinating meetings, event planning, communications and creative projects (she's also a graphic designer). Having part-time hours, she’s sharing her time with her two busy kids. Her husband is a Principal at a local school, and they’ve made Chilliwack their home since 2013. She enjoys spending time with family and friends – exploring outside, playing games … or reading a book and drinking coffee.

 

Naomi Wiebe

 

Naomi Wiebe

Medical Office Assistant

Naomi joined the Primary Care Clinic team in July of 2018 after having managed a start-up clinic in Chilliwack which closed its doors in June 2018. She graduated from the MOA Certificate Program in 2016 and especially enjoyed her practicum, which took her to a multi-clinician specialty practice in Surrey. Naomi is not unfamiliar with the medical world as both her mom and sister are employed as RNs at the Chilliwack General Hospital. In her free time Naomi enjoys scrapbooking, baking, and spending time with friends and family. She is looking forward to building connections through the primary care clinic, and is excited for what her future with the Division of Family Practice has in store.