Kootenay Branch


Branch Representative: Kimberly Stanyer
Treasurer: Deb Wandler

Encompassing a vast and mountainous geographical area in the Southern Interior of British Columbia (BC), the social workers that reside within the Kootenay region are diverse. Our branch consists of numerous social workers employed in diverse social work settings possessing unique knowledge, skills as well as experiences that stem from practicing in rural and remote communities.

If you are a BCASW member and wish to get involved on the Kootenay branch, contact Kimberly Stanyer at bcaswktnbranch [at] gmail.com as the branch currently has several branch executive positions available.

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Currently, our branchmeets the last Wednesday of the month at 5 pm PDT, 6pm MDT and it is an opportunity to network and connect with other local social workers in a casual and social environment. We often discuss ideas about social work practice, promoting the profession, supporting one another, as well as update each other on the changes that occur in our communities and engage in dialogue about keeping balance in our lives.

Next KTN Branch Meeting, will be held on Wednesday the 27th at 6pm MDT, those wanting to attend in Cranbrook, can meet at #125 – 10th ave S. Cranbrook. We will also be meeting by teleconference for those not able to attend in person.

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