Senior Staff

Sheri Josephson

Executive Director

Sheri is an accomplished Executive Director with over 30 years of experience in leadership roles at the YMCA. She has a deep understanding of the complexity of community-based services and is committed to building and maintaining a reputation based on integrity, commitment, and compassion. Sheri believes that achieving this reputation requires rigorous discipline in research, analysis, strategic planning, and the day-to-day execution of workplans that make the vision a reality.

Sheri is acutely aware of the challenges facing communities today, including the opioid epidemic, major weather events, social justice inequities, the housing crisis, and the impact of the pandemic, which have exacerbated gaps and issues facing communities and disproportionately impacted health and wellness services. Sheri's commitment to serving her community is reflected in her work as a board member of the Tzeachten Football Club.

Gene Patterson
Director of Operations

Gene (BScOT, UofA) is excited to join the team at the Abbotsford Division. He brings 27 years of healthcare experience ranging from clinical, entrepreneur, and managerial roles across private and public sectors involving project and change management, quality improvement and program planning. Having a passion for innovative and technology inspired solutions, he looks to challenge the status quo through collaboration and teamwork in facilitating meaningful change and improvement. 

When not at the office, Gene enjoys country life, the outdoors, working in his shop on various hobby interest projects and travelling. Gene lives in Mission with his wife of 28 years and their two children, when they are home from university!

Our Management Team

Meghann Hernández

Community Health Manager

Drawing upon her lived experience, education, and unwavering dedication to addressing social determinants of health, Meghann assumes responsibility for spearheading initiatives, managing Shared Care projects, and fostering community development activities. Her primary objective is to support the Division’s Physician members in delivering comprehensive care that encompasses all aspects of an individual's well-being.

In addition to her role in facilitating the Patient Advisory Council, Meghann assumes the responsibility of managing organizational communications. Recognizing the pivotal role that effective communication plays in achieving health equity, she exhibits relentless commitment to ensuring that community members and Physicians have unfettered access to essential information and resources. By empowering individuals with the necessary knowledge, Meghann strives to enable informed decision-making regarding their health journeys.

Kylie Kruger

Office Manager

Kylie is an administrative and customer service professional with over 12 years of experience in the concert and events industry with an emphasis on client experience, onboarding, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Kylie is excited to join the team at Abbotsford Division of Family Practice after working most recently with Canucks Sports & Entertainment. Enthusiastic and personable, her passion is to contribute, support, and make a difference.

Outside the office, Kylie loves to travel, bake, and spend time with her family and friends. She is an avid dog lover and can often be found playing with the family dog, Chanel.

Jasmine Sekhon

Practice Support Manager

Jasmine joins the Division team as the Practice Support Manager. She brings
strong experience in program and community resources development within the
non-profit sector for social services. Bringing a quality- and process-driven
mindset, Jasmine is excited to have the opportunity to support and strengthen
the patient medical homes of Division membership in this new role.

Jasmine also leads the work for the Division’s Long-Term Care Initiative,
Shared Care projects and internal communications. Outside of work, Jasmine
enjoys spending time with her family and dog, and exploring local hikes.