Position: Member of Governance Committee
Date of appointment: December 18, 2018
Education: Graduate of the Practical Nurse program at the NBCC Fredericton Campus
Experience: Mercedes has completed two clinical practicums at Pine Grove Nursing Home, where she works part-time. She has also completed practical work at the Doctor Everett Chalmers Hospital. Prior to enrolling at NBCC, she worked as a Pharmacy Technician at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Behind the Scenes: Mercedes is a proud military wife and mother. She was the president of the Local Campus Union in Fredericton, where she organized fundraisers and school events, and managed the Union’s financial accounting. She has also represented New Brunswick at the annual Colleges and Institutes Canada conferences on continuing education.
Mercedes on NBCC: My passion is to help the people of our community to live healthy fulfilling lives with sustainability. I encourage all people to challenge themselves to reach their goals that they are passionate about. Anything is possible if you have the right tools, motivation and encouragement. At NBCC, they provide each student and faculty member with these tools for success, with guidance along the way. NBCC strongly believes in our community and making it stronger. This is why I am a proud NBCC alumna and supporter.