Sylvia Lindgren - Director

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Sylvia Lindgren grew up in mining towns across Canada and has lived in Salmon Arm since 1994 where she and her husband, Quinton, raised three children.

Sylvia has been working with people with special needs since 1982. Sylvia has dedicated her skills to people with special needs ranging from age 2 to 99 with conditions from Minimal Brain Dysfunction to Dementia. She has taught academics, coached adapted sports and life skills, and supported people in the community.

Sylvia has worked for Interior Health, Canadian Mental Health, The Kamloops Brain Injury Society, School District 83 and BC Ambulance. Her work has provided support to people in schools, in the community, in their homes and in recreation settings. Sylvia served nine years in her union, including 5 years as the president of CUPE 523.

Sylvia was elected to City of Salmon Arm Council in 2018 and serves on the Community Futures board as part of her mandate with council. She is very excited to be serving the community in this new capacity.