Canadian Positive People Network
Réseau canadien des personnes séropositives
Co-Chair of the Board of Directors
In her personal life Kathleen Bird is a mother and feels forever blessed with her three daughter’s all in their twenties. Kathleen is a 56-year-old female who uses the pronouns she and her. She was diagnosed HIV+ in January of 2000 and later diagnosed with Hepatitis C in 2006. Kathleen was treated for and cleared HCV in the spring of 2017. Kathleen is a grateful graduate of the Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) and Turning to One Another (TTOA). She currently sits on her local Hep C Advisory and co-facilitates a monthly drop in. Kathleen recently joined the Central East Opening Doors (CEOD) Planning Committee and looks forward to engaging in the conference planning process. Kathleen shares she tries to be available whenever and wherever her local ASO may need her. She is honoured to be a part of the CPPN board of Directors and is eager to work, to learn, and to share in the experience and excitement of the success she is confident the CPPN will achieve.