CLINICAL PRACTICE TEAM
With a combined 15 years of nursing experience our newest Clinical Coordinator Shaunda is a great asset to our team. She has a background in Psychiatry, Primary Health Care with vulnerable clients and Public Health. Shaunda loves to spend her spare time with her family, and her favourite quote is “Your day will go the way the corners of your mouth turn.”
HUMAN RESOURCES TEAM
Shayla is currently on maternity leave. She is part of our HR Team and works hard behind the scenes to make sure that everything is set up for our #workationwarriors! Shayla has a passion for horses, fishing and camping and likes to take off on weekends in the summer to spend time in the outdoors.
Manmeet joined our team as a Human Resources Generalist right after she finished her practicum with us. She is a CPHR candidate and is working towards her CPHR designation. She helps take care of the TravelNurse internal team as well as works with our Travel Nurses for any health and safety needs or benefits administration. She is a great asset not only to each internal staff member but for our administrative team as well. She thrives for constant growth and ensures that the company’s vision and values are upheld. Manmeet loves connecting with people and hosted a multi-cultural radio show called “Mosaic with Manmeet” with local radio station. She is now working to revive her show in the form of a podcast! She is an active volunteer in various CPHR committees. Manmeet is trained in Indian Classical Music and loves watching documentaries in her free time.
Miranda has moved over from Workation to assist in our External HR Team. Miranda has backgrounds in both cosmetology and customer service. In her free time, Miranda can be found taking motorcycle trips with her husband or spending time with her kids (Kyler & Maci). We are so excited to welcome Miranda to the Solutions Team!
Stef is Solution’s Executive Assistant, which is a perfect fit since she loves to stay busy. Stef is married with two daughters, and two fur babies (dogs). She loves adventure, chocolate and is always down to try something new!
Kollin is part of our HR Team! Kollin’s free time is spent participating in various sports, more specifically Hockey, Volleyball, Pole Dancing and he has recently taken up Rock Climbing. To add to the list of interesting things Kollin has accomplished, after sitting down for one weekend he taught himself how to solve a Rubik’s Cube, and can now solve one in under 2 minutes. Kollin enjoys videogames, his favourite being the Fire Emblem series, as well as trying new board games and reading way too many books.
Kim works in the External HR Department of Solutions Staffing. Kim enjoys camping, working on cars and spending time with her family. She went to school for interior design in Vancouver, but other than that 9 month stint has lived in Prince George her entire life. Fun Fact: Kim’s musical taste constists exclusively of Heavy Metal covers of everything!
Craig is our second executive assistant, he helps with miscellaneous “handy man” tasks around the office and is currently a very prominent member of our accommodations team! Craig loves to sing, do puzzles, hike, do parkour, and skateboard. Some fun facts about him include; that he was married at age 19, can sit in silence at the top of a mountain for hours and he can never get enough pizza! Welcome to the Team Craig!
Nicole manages all payroll activities for our travel nurses and allied professionals and billing for our clients. Her position is busy and more than a little challenging. Nicole balances with with 2 young children who we have all come to know through her stories about them. Nicole is amazingly efficient, she reviews all of your timesheets, makes corrections and adjustments to ensure that your time is accounted for 100% of the time. We think she is a little obsessive and we’re not sure if she was this way before she started this position or after, but we are glad she is!
Bree manages all payroll activities for our travel nurses and allied professionals and billing for our clients. Her position is busy and more than a little challenging. Bree is our resident “Gypsy” if you think you have met her before, you are right, Bree has worked with Solutions (TravelNurse) several times, in several different positions such as HR and Travel. She leaves us occasionally to travel the world, but always returns us in Prince George. Bree assists Nicole at being amazingly efficient, she reviews all of your timesheets, makes corrections and adjustments to ensure that your time is accounted for 100% of the time. If you are talking to Bree, please welcome her back, she shares your love of adventure and travel so you already have something in common.
Micaelin has always had the travel bug and have been to 10 countries within the last 2 years! When Micaelin was 20, she bought a one way ticket to Thailand, and eventually moved to Australia. While living in Australia for the last 5 years, she spend her days training and competing on cutting horses, as well as breeding high performance horses. Once she decided to return to Canada, she packed her belongings in a suitcase, bought a ticket for herself and her dog Lucy, and now she is here! Be sure to welcome Micaelin to the team!
Cindy has just joined the Solutions family as a bookkeeper. She spends as much time on the water as possible, Cindy and her husband enjoy fishing and taking the family, and their dog, out for day trips on their boat. Cindy has two sons, one of which lives in Abishiri, Japan with his two daughters; the other lives in Prince George with his wife, son and daughter. She is a lover of music and even took her teen-aged son and some of his friends to see Snoop Dog when he came to PG! Cindy loves learning and taking classes, she has two diplomas from CNC – Accounting & Finance, and Computer Information Systems – we are so excited for her to be part of our team!
Catherine is the newest member of our payroll team. Catherine enjoys world traveling, most recently she visited , the UK, India and Europe, and even lived in Japan for two years. She loves playing the cello on her time off and knits most of the sweaters she owns. Welcome to the team Catherine!
McKenna has made the transition from Recruitment Support to a Recruiter! She is very detailed and enjoys working with our healthcare professionals on their #workations! She loves completing crafts, spending her time at the lake, reading/collecting books and tending to her succulents.
Kaitlin previously worked in our Travel Team before moving over to head up our Recruitment Support Department. Kaitlin loves going for walks with her dog, Opal, and is often hanging out at her families cabin at the lake. She enjoys knitting and doing crafty things on weekends!
Tyra is a member of two of our busiest departments Occupational Health and Safety and Recruitment Support, her meticulous eye for detail is a huge asset to both. Tyra was born and raised in Prince George, and enjoys outdoor activities such as; berry picking, hunting, and fishing. She will be graduating in May with an anthropology degree and hopes to own a farm one day. In her spare time she can be found knitting, baking or writing poetry.
Morgan is our recruitment assistant, she specializes in advertising our most sought after assignments and a variety of other recruitment tasks. Morgan has a degree in psychology, a dog named Missy, and this is her first job since returning to the work force from maternity leave. A few of Morgan’s enjoys creating art with dried flowers, and spending time with her husband and daughter. Morgan used to teach and perform competitive contemporary dance, her favorite colour is yellow and even though she loves Prince George she hopes to travel to all 7 continent s before she turns 40.
Nikki has made a jump from HR to Recruitment! She is certified in the US as a pharmacy technician (CPht). She loves hiking, all things astronomy, and playing games (board and PC). In her free time Nikki can usually be found playing Animal Crossing or rereading Harry Potter for the umpteenth time. With her eye for detail Nikki is a great addition to our Solutions Team.
Eli is our newest recruiter. He grew up on Vancouver Island and relocated to Prince George in October of 2021, coming to Solutions with 6 years of healthcare scheduling experience. Eli is fluent in English and French and completed the entirety of his schooling in French. He loves cooking, camping and could tell you just about anything you want to know about scotch. Welcome to the Team Eli!
Randi plays an important role in getting our Travelers to their destination. With over 5 years of experience managing a department store, her customer service experience and friendly voice on the phone are key in arranging travel itineraries and accommodations. In her spare time, Randi and her husband enjoy going for hikes and outdoor adventures with their two kids, Alex and Riley.
Monika is currently on maternity leave and expecting her first child, a baby girl. She and her husband are very excited to begin this journey. She has 5 years of experience in the service industry, working with airlines, travel agencies and hotels. She is going to be a great asset in getting our travelers to their destination. Along with our travelers, Monika has a love of travel, exploring new places, participating in new adventures and riding her bike.
Emma has a passion for horses and you can often find her patrolling her neighborhood on horseback with friends! She loves being outdoors in the summer, and is often out fishing and hiking while spending her weekends camping at the lake. When she isn’t riding her horse in the winter, she is snowmobiling in the mountains! Be sure to say “Hi!” to Emma when she is booking your travel!
Miranda is the newest member of our travel team. Miranda is a proud dog mom to an adorable English Bull Dog named Mike! She loves chocolate, beaches, and mountains, is terrified of dolphins and has a love of coffee that borders on obsessive. With a background in aviation Miranda is sure to be an asset to our team!
Sasha is a part of our accommodations team and makes sure you have a place to say during your Workation! She was born and raised in South Africa, and moved to Canada only a year ago! Sasha enjoys going on outdoor adventures with her husband and two dogs and staying fit and healthy, she ran her first 10km at age 6! She loves boardgames, but her family has decided to avoid this activity due to her overly competitive nature. Sasha is currently finishing her BCom HR degree and plans on pursuing her CPHR designation!
Julia is the newest member of our accommodations team, she has lived in 4 different countries, loves traveling and beach holidays. She runs her own Air BnB and owned two homes by 23! Julia is passionate about scents and candles, she has an extensive perfume and candle collection. With her behind the scenes knowledge of the hospitality industry Julia is a perfect fit for our team!
Meet Taylor! Taylor has a new and exciting role, and is being trained to assist in multiple areas of the company and plays an integral part of our branding team! Taylor has a background in graphic design, a cat named Kevin and is in the middle of publishing her own children’s book (don’t worry, we will send you the link to buy it!). With previous experience in customer service, Taylor will greet you on the phone with a cheery voice and help direct your call.
CLIENT MANAGEMENT TEAM
Kara has recently stepped back from the Permanent Hire department to assist as a Client Manager! Kara comes to Solutions from a 15 year career in Post Secondary education. In her downtime, Kara can be found exploring Northern BC with her little side-kick, Coco, and watching endless documentaries.
Carole has worked with Solutions Staffing Inc (TravelNurse) since April 2013. She has fit into our group since day one. She always goes above and beyond to facilitate the perfect travel assignments for her travelers, and how now moved into a new role of Client Management. She is always positive! She enjoys combining work and travel often working from locations outside her home, and is an exceptional photographer!
Sandra Shannon is the founder of Solutions Staffing Inc. She is a Registered Nurse who has worked primarily in Administration and Critical Care throughout her care, inclusive of Adult Intensive Care, Neonatal Intensive Care and Emergency. She started Solutions Staffing Inc (TravelNurse) in 2001 to address nursing shortages in her home hospital in Prince George, British Columbia and has grown the company to National Recruitment and Temporary Placement Firm that works in most provinces and clinical specialties across Canada. She continues to work from Prince George, British Columbia. She sees all Solutions Staffing Inc (TravelNurse) employees as colleagues and enjoys providing support, facilitating resources and being available to work through challenging situations with professional colleagues and coworkers.
Ryan has been with Solutions Staffing Inc since he was in high school. Its not your imagination, there are “Shannons” peppered throughout this family-owned company. Ryan wears many hats at Solutions, currently he is our VP of Operations and Office Manager. He coordinates all departments of Solutions and is often the helpful voice on the other end of the after-hours emergency line. Ryan is currently completing his MBA at UNBC and when he isn’t in school all weekend, enjoys anything out doors with his family and friends. You can see him here with his lovely wife Kayley and their kids, Theo and Harper.
Dodie is a Practical Nurse and Client Services Manager for Solutions Staffing for the past 16 years; her current position is Client and Clinical Liaison. She, her husband, and 2 dogs relocated to La Libertad on the south coast of Ecuador. During her personal Ecuador journey, to find work/life balance, she discovered a new passion and a new direction. Dodie is now spearheading various projects for disadvantaged families and children. Connecting children like Michel with sponsors like Jeff, Sandra, and the Solutions Team. People with caring hearts that want to make a difference in the lives of the most vulnerable.
Tyla has recently moved back from Vancouver and decided to come back and work with us! Tyla was the friendly face behind Human Resources before she flew off to Vancouver to work on her education goals. She enjoys many different roles within the company and is currently working as a Client Manager and has recently taken over our Recruitment Team as the Recruitment Manager! Another adventurer, kindred spirit on our team, please be sure to welcome her back!