Marcie Summers (Chair, Strategic Planning and Policy Committee)

Pacific Region

Marcie Summers

Marcie Summers, Executive Director of the Positive Women’s Network since 1993, has 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), a coalition of 54 groups across BC, and currently is the Co-Chair of PAN. She also was a founding member of the Blueprint for Action on Women & Girls and HIV/AIDS. She has been on the CATIE Board since 2011, representing the Pacific region, and is Chair of the Strategic Planning and Policy Committee.

Marcie is a committed advocate for the community of women living with HIV/AIDS. She believes women are the experts when it comes to creating and sustaining their own best-health practices.

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