Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice

Faye Missar - Project Coordinator, Long Beach

Faye Missar is a public health practitioner with a breadth of experience working in/with rural, remote, and Indigenous communities to promote individual, family, and community health. Her special interest areas include children and youth, harm reduction, food security, health equity, rural health, and program evaluation. Faye leads the Coastal Family Resource Coalition, a network of health and social service providers working on the west coast of Vancouver Island and is experienced at group facilitation and participatory processes.  In her previous role as Director of Community Health at the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust (CBT), Faye co-lead the development of the Clayoquot Sound's Vital Signs report and lead the development of the first Clayoquot Sound Living Wage calculation. On a personal level, Faye thrives outside and spends most of her time at the local beaches surfing or beachcombing with her two sons. She also has a six-month bernedoodle puppy named Rocket.