Calnan, Rob

Rob Calnan was president of the RNABC from 1997-1999, and subsequently served for a number of years as President of the Canadian Nurses Association.  He graduated from BCITs nursing program and later received a BSN in 1987 and a M.Ed. in 1990 from the University of Victoria.   He has worked as a nurse in Haiti and is a strong advocate for the values of equity and justice.  He has worked at Camosun College as a member of the University of Victoria Collaborative Partnership and also maintained a clinical practice in the Intensive Care Unit at Victoria General Hospital. In 2018 is Coordinator of Site Operations for  Victoria General & Cowichan District  Hospital.

Contents of Biographical file

  1. “New RNABC President Seen as Mentor”, Nursing BC, August-September 1997, p. 8.
  2. “Why Nurses Matter”, Nursing BC, November-December 1997, pp. 4-5.
  3. “Investing in Ourselves,” Nursing BC, January-February 1998, pp. 4-5.
  4. “On Being Inspired,” Nursing BC, March-April 1998, pp. 4-5.
  5. “Turning Point”, Nursing BC, May-June 1998, pp. 4-6.
  6. “Fitness for Purpose,” Nursing BC, July-August 1998, p. 4.
  7. “What Are Our Goliaths,” Nursing BC, November-December 1998, pp. 4-5.
  8. “The Health of Health Care,” Nursing BC, March-April 1999, pp. 4-5.
  9. “Establishing Traditions, Nursing BC, January-February 1999, pp. 4-5.
  10. “Leave No Stone Unturned,” Nursing BC, May-June 1999, pp. 4-7.
  11. “Follow Your Passion”, Nursing BC, August-September 1999, pp. 4-5.
  12. 2006 CRNBC Awards, “Award of Merit:  Rob Calnan”, Nursing BC, June 2006, p. 1.
  13. CNA President-elect Candidate
  14. “Nursing Profiles:  Rob Calnan”, Abstract.  Nursing Leadership, 17 (1), March 2004.
  15. “Nursing Leaders Express the Need for Major Change in Health Policy,” Association of Registered Nurses of BC blog, December 21, 2013.
  16. Colour Photograph, 4×5.