Keith Best

B.A., B.H.S.N., M.B.A., Ph.D
Phone: 604-599-3093
Voicemail: 3093

Academic Background

1997 - Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration/Organizational Behavior Southwest University, New Orleans, USA

1992 - Masters of Business Administration

University of King’s College-Affiliated with Canadians School of Management, Toronto, Ontario

1987 - Health Service Administration- Bachelor of Administration (H.S.)

1977 - Management in Social Services Certificate

Grant McEwan College, Alberta

1973 - Hospital and Health Care Administration Certificate University of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

1972 - Bachelor of Arts (Psychology Major- incomplete)

Augustana University, Camrose, Alberta, Certificate awarded-3rd year completed.

1968 - General Nursing Certificate (18 month program)

Bedford General Hospital School of Nursing, Bedford, England

1966 - Psychiatric Nursing (3 year program)

Birmingham College of Nurse Education, Birmingham, England


Specialized Education Programs

1994 - Certified Investigator/Inspector, Council of Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR), Kentucky, USA

Key Program Areas: Administrative Law Advanced Evidence Case Management Advance Interviewing Investigative Planning Child Protective Services

1983 - Child Protective Services Program- Government of Alberta


Committees and Community Involvement

2013-2014: Member, Substance Use and Abuse Team [Committee], City of Surrey, BC 2001-2004: Board Member, Canadian Health Care Association

2001- 2004: Conference of Canadian Deputy Ministers of Health, Advisory Committee on Health Delivery and Human Resources

2002-2003: Conference of Canadian Deputy Ministers of Health

2001-2002: Stanton Regional Hospital Board (Trustee)

1998: Provincial Health Information Standards Council (Second Term) 1997: Task Force for British Columbia Health Information Systems 1994-1995: Provincial Task Force for British Columbia Health Reform

1993-1997: Two Year appointment to the Community Care Facilities Appeal Board for British Columbia (second term)


1992: Two Year appointment to the Provincial Mental Health Advisory Council to the Mental Health Advisory Council to the Minister of Health, British Columbia (third Term)


1987-1990: Board Chairman-Bluer Heron Enterprises, Barrhead, Alberta. Community based services for persons with handicapping conditions


1987-1988: Chairman, Barrhead Senior Interest Planning Group-planning future needs of the elderly


1986-1989: Chairman- Long-term Care In-Service Resource Centre, Northern Region, Edmonton, Alberta