Kelly Newton is the Policy and Engagement Lead at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. She is a Registered Nurse with previous experience working in acute care and holds a Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Public Health from the University of British Columbia. Kelly has also completed IAP2 (International Association of Public Participation) training to help inform her work in stakeholder engagement. Kelly’s current work at the College is focused on ensuring practice standards and professional guidelines remain up to date and continue to meet the needs of changing practice environments and legislation, evolving health-care practices, and stakeholder values. This work includes facilitating comprehensive and inclusive review processes which help incorporate views of the public, registrants and the College ’s key health partners into policy and accompanying resources. Part of the College’s engagement work is done through the BC Public Advisory Network (BC-PAN), which she helps manage.