Marcie Summers (Chair, Strategic Planning and Policy Committee)

Pacific Region

Marcie Summers

Marcie Summers served as Executive Director of the Positive Women’s Network in BC from 1993, retiring in 2015.  She has had a long-standing history in human services, most particularly in the fields of women’s health, violence against women and HIV/AIDS.

She began her work with HIV in 1986 as a volunteer in the AIDS Vancouver Speakers Bureau and in 1989 was a founding member of the Vancouver Women & AIDS Project, the first prevention project of its kind focusing specifically on women and HIV in Canada.

She was a founding member of the Pacific AIDS Network (PAN), serving as Co-Chair for many years.  She also was a founding member of the Blueprint for Action on Women & Girls and HIV/AIDS. She has been a CATIE Board member since 2011, representing the Pacific region, and is currently Vice Chair and Chair of the Board Development Committee.

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