Addie Pryce

VP, Aboriginal Partnerships at Interior Health Authority

Addie Pryce is the Vice President of Aboriginal Partnerships. Throughout her career, Addie has worked exclusively in Aboriginal health programming within regional and national organizations. Establishing and maintaining positive partnerships with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people and organizations have been key in all areas of her work. Addie has held senior management roles within B.C. and Ontario, including working with the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and the First Nations Information Governance Centre. Most recently, Addie was the Director of the Health Sector for the Assembly of First Nations, where she advocated for First Nations’ health and well-being.

Addie has worked on various provincial and national committees, including the First Nations Head Start National Advisory Committee, the Pacific Indian Health Executive Committee, and many others. She presented the work of the BC First Nations Head Start Program at the International Conference in Health in Paris in 2001, and the Aboriginal Head Start On-Reserve Program at the Sure Start Conference in England in 2005. Addie also worked on the development of program guidelines for working with autistic children and was the recipient of an Assistant Deputy Minister Award of Excellence in relation to work with early childhood development.

Addie is from the Nisga’a Nation of Ginglox, on the north coast of British Columbia, and she is excited to move to the Okanagan to live, work and play on the land of the Aboriginal Peoples within the Interior Health region.

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  • VP, Aboriginal Partnerships

    Current role

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