Chief Executive Officer

Rebecca B Tunnacliffe

Rebecca comes to the BCRPA from the Physiotherapy Association of BC (PABC) where she was the Chief Executive Officer for 15 years, and where she branded the BC physiotherapists as Canada’s most physically active health professionals. With PABC, she worked with and for members to guide and advance both the Association and the profession.  Reporting to the Board of Directors, she was responsible for member services, strategic planning, stakeholder relations, promotions, and operations.

Prior to PABC, Rebecca was the first Executive Director at the University Women's Club of Vancouver (1999 - 2001) where she provided vision and direction, implementing their first strategic plan, increasing public awareness, and increasing membership and services.

Previous to that she was the Associate Director of Production for the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (1990 - 1999), managing the orchestra’s performances, programming, communications, and community partnerships, as well as negotiating contracts for and managing appearances of the guest artists.

Rebecca is an exceptional executive whose dynamic leadership and tenacious commitment have successfully advanced the vision of the organizations she has led and the interests of their constituents.

A seasoned professional, Rebecca is passionate about membership services and engagement. She is also an avid recreation participant and fully embraces the role that recreation and parks play in the lives of British Columbians.