2016 Bursary Recipients

Lisa Mclaughlin


Lisa McLaughlin is the Program Manager for the Communities ChooseWell initiative with the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA). Her application to attend and present at the International Union for Health Promotion and Education World Conference on Health Promotion in Curitiba, Brazil was approved by the committee. Ms. McLaughlin attended the event in May 2016, where she also presented two sessions, specific to the topics of health, community, support and people living in vulnerable situations, and food access and consumption: the role of health promotion. Ms. McLaughlin recognized that:

“Attending the conference was a good opportunity to learn about issues related to my work and graduate studies in health promotion and to connect with other practitioners, researchers and leaders in the field.”

Janet Naclia

Janet Naclia, who is the Program Manager for the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA), was also granted the Harry Boothman Bursary in 2016. Ms. Naclia is enrolled in the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Indigenous Recreation through the University of Alberta. The goal of the certificate program is to provide students with a deeper understanding of the cultural context of Indigenous communities and populations. With this knowledge, practitioners gain the skills to offer relevant and quality recreational opportunities to indigenous populations. Ms. Naclia was participating in the program that was to conclude in the spring/summer of 2017.

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