Alumni of Distinction
Assistant Nurse Manager, South Ontario and Thunder Bay South Zones, Indigenous Services Canada
Lacey VanEvery is a committed health care professional who works hard to see positive health outcomes for Indigenous people and keep her community safe. A member of the Cayuga Nation, Turtle Clan, she is Haudenosaunee from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory.
Lacey is an assistant nurse manager working with Indigenous Services Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Ontario Region. Prior to this, she was the nurse in charge of Gane Yohs Community Health Centre including Ohsweken Public Health. That role put her on the frontlines of the battle against COVID-19 and the public face of public health, through community updates, interviews and podcasts.
Dedicated to bettering her community, Lacey has served on a number of committees, task forces, and initiatives to advance research and health of Indigenous people and is an active mentor for Indigenous students and youth.
More Featured Alumni
After realizing becoming a teacher wasn’t the right choice for her anymore, Maria ‘09 focused on working with youth in a different capacity.
Daniel Eddy's '73 adventures brought him from skiing the slopes of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, to living in one of Italy’s most be
When work suddenly halted in the steel industry, Sam McIlroy ‘94 pivoted to a new path of education that opened the door to a new career path.