Kyle Warkentin, from Vancouver, British Columbia, is a Bachelor of Health Administration student with a nursing education background from Dalhousie University. Kyle has been a member of Patient Voices Network for 2 years and is active with many engagement opportunities where he sees fit.
Kyle holds the position of Vice President External Communications with the Dalhousie Health Sciences Students Association. Kyle has a strong history of board/committee work with his dedication on numerous organizations such as the AIDS coalition of Nova Scotia, The Alzheimer Society of NS, the Schizophrenia Society of British Columbia, Chebucto West Community Health Board and numerous other committees and community appointments. Kyle sits on the Dalhousie University Board of Operations and creates meaningful connections between DalHSSA and the DSU.
Kyle is a proven leader, from his dedication to education to his commitment to the community. Kyle has travelled the globe including medical humanitarian and disaster recovery work in Ecuador, Canada, USA, Europe, and Zambia. While in Zambia, Kyle became motivated to create “Shoes for Souls” where he collected 60,000 pairs of new shoes to be sent to communities that are in need of protective footwear to help with prevention of infections. Kyle is dedicated to his community and is excited to be part of such a great event. Fun fact? Kyle is a pilot who has flown since he was 16 years old, flying a plane before driving a car.