Pablita is currently the Executive Director of BC Hospice Palliative Care Association!
Pablita Thomas is a seasoned senior executive within the public health sector. She is considered by her counterparts and colleagues as a non-profit fixer, and has worked in public health (ministerial and bureaucratic offices) and nonprofits sectors for over 15 years.
Pablita has held CEO, executive director and senior fund development positions for health regulated and funded non-profits and charitable organizations in Canada. She has worked in public government policy, advocacy, management, and serves on numerous boards. She is currently the Executive Director of BC Hospice Palliative Care Association and brings advocacy and membership engagement skills to the organization in aiding with growth and public awareness.
Currently, Pablita sits on the BC Rural Health Linked Sectors as a sector contributor and on the Board of CARIPALCA – The Caribbean Palliative Care Association, a regional body that advocates, educates and aims to represent the palliative care community of the CARICOM Caribbean countries.
She is an honours graduate with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Diploma in Social Services of Family and Community Services from Guelph Humber University and a recent MBA grad from the Australian Institute of Business. Pablita is a french Caribbean immigrant from Point a Pitre, Guadeloupe and has two beautiful little girls, ages 5 and 6 and lives with her partner in Victoria, BC.