Vanessa Rochelle is a frontline licensed healthcare provider. For nearly two decades she has been supporting individual, groups and communities in the areas of disease prevention, health promotion and community development.
A registered dietitian by profession, Vanessa’s career as a health promoter within Western medicine includes diverse roles as facilitator, educator, counsellor, connector, coordinator, mentor, planner and policy maker. She has provided support to thousands of people across the lifespan on an array of health and wellness topics.
Vanessa is a past community builder, activist, city councillor and guest columnist for an urban newspaper. She now thrives in simplicity. In her spare time she enjoys all things that supports her wellbeing such as spending time with her spouse Kevin and three grown children, relaxation, yoga, nature, hiking, travel, and farmer’s markets.