Shaunee M. Casavant

Shaunee Casavant is a Nuuchahnulth woman from the Hupacasath and Tseshaht First Nations.  

With interests in Indigenous Health, she obtained a diploma in nursing and graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Science in Community Health Nursing. In addition to her service to Vancouver Island First Nations communities through the provision of training in CPR, First Aid, diabetes management and family violence prevention, she was also a contributor to the development of the First Nations Health Authority.  

Shaunee was instrumental in the accreditation of Tsawaayuus (Rainbow Gardens) Long-term Care Facility and prepared proposals that successfully expanded the facility to meet community needs. She and her family currently live in Kyuquot where they operate a water taxi business. 

A board member since 2020, Shaunee has been re-appointed as a voting member for a term from July 31, 2022 to July 31, 2024.