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Ms. Mary Collins

Biography and Memberships

Ms. Collins served as a Member of Parliament for Capilano Howe-Sound from 1984-1993 and held several Cabinet positions including Associate Minister of National Defence, Minister responsible for the Status of Women and Minister of Health and Welfare.  More recently she has worked on health policy issues both in Canada as the Executive Director of the BC Alliance for Healthy Living and in Russia with the World Health Organization.  She served on the Vancouver Police Board for six years and currently is a member of the Saanich Police Board and President of the BC Association of Police Boards.  She holds Honourary Doctorates from Royal Roads University and from Royal Roads Military College.

Current Board Membership: Police Board - Saanich
Appointed: 31 December 2019