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Katrina Bepple

Executive Director

Katrina specializes in program management and community engagement. She is adept at understanding and responding to the needs of the many community, regional, and provincial partners that she works with to benefit the programs that she oversees.

Working in and with communities since 2008, Katrina recognizes that engaging everyone, from patients to policy makers, in an inclusive way is imperative to building an evidence base to inform the planning of health services. First supporting physicians, nurse practitioners, and midwives to conduct rural health research with a focus on maternity care, she started as the Programs Lead with the Chilliwack Division of Family Practice in 2013. She now supports physicians and nurse practitioners members as their Executive Director. With a strong background in the academic research process, community engagement, and her ability to bring local and provincial partners together, Katrina recognizes that authentic partnerships create innovation and sustainability.


An avid gardener, Katrina moved to Chilliwack in summer 2012, and loves growing everything from artichokes to zucchini. She enjoys going on local hikes and taking long weekends to go camping with her high energy and very cuddly dog, Cobalt.

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.”




Emily Sayward

Programs Coordinator

With over 15 years experience in project, program, and event coordination and management, ​Emily brings extensive knowledge to the health services field ​with a particular passion in healthy living and in working with initiatives that promote wellness and balance. Spending the first years of her life in the beautiful, rugged valley in the Northern BC community of Bella Coola has shaped her passions, interests, and values. Emily then moved to Chilliwack and has been a resident of the Fraser Valley for the past 25 years. Emily's family is very connected to the small Aboriginal community on the Northern tip of Vancouver Island, Alert Bay, and was adopted into the Cook family in a traditional potlatch ceremony in 2012. Emily is very involved in Chilliwack, having volunteering in countless capacities. In her spare time, Emily enjoys backpacking, kayaking, camping, Cultural Centre events, ballet, the annual themed cook-off event with her family, and her annual women's retreat to Hornby Island each Spring. Emily has an 9 year son, Rohan, who is a wonderful adventure companion and always keeps her laughing!


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, to meet the needs of the A GP for Me initiative, Jennica’s role evolved to focus on handling the Patient Attachment Mechanism (PAM) intake line. As the Patient Attachment Supervisor, 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. 




Pauline Tellier

Medical Office Assistant

Pauline plays a key role in facilitating the patient experience at the Chilliwack Primary Care Clinic. On a daily basis she checks in with patients, updates their information, offers them assistance, faxes referrals, and books appointments with primary care providers. In addition, Pauline prepares for procedures for nurse practitioners and physicians at the clinic, summarizes incoming charts for physicians, manages incoming calls, and ensures exam rooms are adequately stocked.





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 (recycling the old into new gifts). 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.

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Office & Mailing Address

c/o Chilliwack General Hospital
45600 Menholm Road
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1P7

Katrina Bepple
Executive Director
kbepple@divisionsbc.ca

Elly Meyerink
Operations Lead
elly.meyerink@fraserhealth.ca

Emily Sayward
Programs Coordinator
esayward@divisionsbc.ca

Tabitha McLaughlin
Patient Medical Home Coordinator
tmclaughlin@divisionsbc.ca

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