Welcome to my page!
An Indigenous nurse living in Northern, B.C
with a passion for health-related news!
Katina Pollard (she/her) resides on the traditional territories of the treaty eight nations including Sikanni, Slavey, Beaver (Dunne-za), Cree and Saulteau, which is also home to the Métis Community Society of Kelly Lake. Her family names are Zakall, Gladish, Marsel, Labounty and Robinson.
Katina is currently employed by Métis Nation British Columbia and Northern Health. Since 2019 Katina has served in various roles including Regional Health Coordinator, HPV Project Assistant and most recently, Provincial Health & Wellness Manager.
Katina brings over 12 years of clinical nursing, educational, and administrative experience in health care both in acute care and community settings. She has worked in urban and rural settings across British Columbia including for Interior and Northern Health. She also has a passion for Indigenous Health, particularly around health promotion and prevention programs, including HPV self-collection.
Katina has been a member of the BC Nurses Union since 2016 and holds a practicing license with the BC College of Nursing and Midwives.
Most importantly, Katina is a proud aunty to five nieces and nephews, and a dog mom to her two chihuahua’s Tika and Daisy. When she’s not in office, Katina and her husband Chris can be found camping, swimming, walking and hiking in the great outdoors.
“ “Do all the good you can, for all the people you can, in all the ways you can, as long as you can.”
— Hillary Clinton (inspired by John Wesley quote)