CAMRT-BC Advisory Council

The CAMRT-BC Advisory Council offers expertise and support to the CAMRT Board of Directors and staff regarding issues relating to MRT practice and provincial member services in the province. It is a critical voice in representing MRTs in the province, assessing member needs in areas such as continuing professional development, advocacy, social events, awards and member recognition.

Advisory Council News

CAMRT-BC Advisory Council Members

Alison Giddings, RTT, MSc (Radiotherapy & Oncology, Sheffield Hallam University)

Term:  January 2020 – December 2020

Role: Clinical Educator, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver

  • Within educator role is networked to Radiation Therapists within the province and across Canada.
  • Still works 20% clinically so has a strong understanding of practice issues.
  • Contributed to several articles published in JIMRS
  • Volunteer experience with BCAMRT Conference Planning and CAMRT Foundation

Ted Toriumi, RTT

Term:  January 2020 – December 2021

Role: Treatment Module Leader/Chief Radiation Therapist (Regional Professional Practice Leader) BC Cancer  Abbotsford

  • Chair of the Abbotsford Radiation Therapy Quality Committee
  • Participates on several committees, including Provincial Radiation Therapy Quality Committee and BC Cancer/BCIT Clinical Liaison
  • BCAMRT Innovative Leadership recipient 2016

 

Erin Robitaille, RTR, CBIS, CBID

Term: January 2020 – December 2021

Role: Technologist Breast Imaging/General Radiography Penticton Regional Hospital

  • CAMRT Leadership Development attendee
  • On the CBI committee for the CAMRT
  • Keynote speaker 2019 Siemens Symposium

 

 

Sara Neukomm, RTR, Certified in Bone Densitometry

Term:  January 2020 – December 2020

Role: Radiographer and Bone Density Technologist, Kelowna Medical Imaging (Private Clinic)

  • Prior experience in CT and Quality Assurance
  • Extensive volunteer work with the Alberta College of Medical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologists including chairing board meetings, creating standards of practice, college bylaws

 

Bryce Gillman, RTNM, BSc Kinesiology, Registered Radiation Safety Professional (CRPA(R))

Term: January 2020 – December 2020

Role(s): Part Time Instructor, Nuclear Medicine Program BCIT, CT Technologist,  Burnaby Hospital

PET/CT Technologist BC Cancer Agency, Radiation Safety Specialist, KRMC (Krivonosov Risk Management Consultants)

  • Current work experience provides expertise as a practicing technologist in several modalities as well as an educator.
  • Organized event where Nuclear Medicine Technologist and students provided mini-topics.
  • Presenting at upcoming Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine conference

Sam Yim, B.MRS, RTMR (BCIT), MA Health Administration (UBC)

Role: MRI Area Supervisor, Lions Gate Hospital

Term: January 2020 – December 2020

  • Working experience in Ontario and BC, including radiography and MR
  • Connected to MR community
  • Supervisory role has taught him about staff engagement, educational development and stewardship
  • Consultant CAMRT Best Practice Guidelines Steering Committee for MRI issues.
  • Volunteer on BCAMRT Regulatory Working Committee for MR

 

Sean West, RTR

Term: January 2020 – December 2020

Role: Regional Practice Lead, CT Quality, Safety and Process Improvement Lower Mainland

  • Extensive CT experience
  • Local and provincial network of MRTs
  • Surveyor Diagnostic Accreditation Program
  • Assisted BCAMRT Regulatory Working Committee (CT)

Terry Mitchell, RTR, BA Medical Anthropology

Term: January 2020 – December 2021

Role: Chief Technologist Fort St John Hospital

  • Responsible for all aspects of 7 modality MI Department
  • CAMRT Leadership Development Institute participant
  • 2014 CAMRT L.G. Cartwright Award recipient
  • Presentations at CAMRT and CAMRT-BC events

 

Nicole Bemister, RTR, CBIS

Term: January 2020 – December 2021

ROLE:  General Radiography Assistant Team Lead,  Medray Imaging  Coquitlam

  • Assists in managing and leading a team of up to 30 MRTs over 5 departments in a private clinic setting
  • CAMRT Leadership Development Institute participant
  • CAMRT Professional Practice Advisory Council: Breast Imaging Chair
  • CAMRT-BC slack champion

Ravinder Jhawer, RTR, BTech, RTMR, CT Specialty Certificate

Term: January 2020 – December 2021

Role: Supervisor
General Radiology/Interventional Radiology , St Paul’s Hospital 

  • Vancouver Coastal/Providence Health Leadership programs
  • Site Radiation Safety Officer
  • Extensive experience at Medical Imaging sites througout Lower Mainland

 

 

Sarah Erdelyi, RTR, CTIC, MSc Health Science Education

Role: Provincial Manager, CAMRT-BC

  • CAMRT Leadership Development attendee
  • Teaches in the Medical Radiography Program at Camosun College
  • Member of the Professional Practice Advisory Council
  • Previous Chair of the CAMRT-BC Advisory Council

 

Kristy Owen, RTNM

Role: Instructor/Assistant Clinical Coordinator, Nuclear Medicine Technology, BCIT

  • Ex-officio member to Advisory Council
  • CAMRT Director for BC
  • Previous volunteer experience with BCAMRT as co-chair of AGC
  • Previous clinical experience at multiple hospitals in the lower mainland
  • Passion for leadership and working with students