2015 Candidate: Liberal Party of Canada-North Okanagan Shuswap. Learned business skills in family’s Derkaz Shoes in Vernon and Salmon Arm. Rec’d LL.B from UBC in 1978; established own law practice in Salmon Arm. Appointed to BC Environmental Appeal Board in 1997 (served as vice-chair) and member of Forest Appeals Commission. Passionate about community and volunteering. Enjoys outdoor activities with husband, Don Derby, and their big dog, Kesler.