BCCPA is pleased to announce Snezana Ristovski has been hired to work as our new Director of Programs starting on Monday, July 24th. Ristovski has more than 16 years of experience in the field of project and process improvement management as well as more than 8 years experience in operations management and leading organizational development and change. She is currently working as the Operations Manager, Western Canada for a major insurance company located in Vancouver.
Ristovski will be mainly responsible for establishing and managing the new $10M Seniors Safety and Quality Program which we hope to officially launch early next year. She will also be responsible for managing our 40 for 40 Program, the Affinity Program as well as the popular MyCareFinder.ca website.
“I am deeply humbled in joining the BCCPA as Director of Programs on July 24th, 2017. I am impressed by the process CEO Daniel Fontaine took to determine fit for this role which included a presentation to my future colleagues followed by a Q&A session. I look forward to working with each and every one of you in our shared determination to enhance quality and safety in seniors care,” says Ristovski. “This is a moment of honour for me as well as a deep personal responsibility. My eyes will be on the goals we are to achieve together, my ears will be open to the voices of seniors and their care providers, and my heart will be committed to achieving results for enhanced seniors care through safety and quality programs.”
Ristovski has obtained a Bachelor of Education and a Specialized Honours B.A. Public Policy and Administration from York University. She will be part of the senior management team and will report directly to the CEO.
“Snezana will be a wonderful addition to our team and a huge asset to the continuing care sector,” says Fontaine. “She has a real passion for getting things done and that came across during the interview process. There is a lot of work to do over the coming months to get the new Seniors Safety and Quality Program off the ground and I’m confident we found the right person to get the job done.”