Photo of Merle Millicent Robb, Founding Member

Merle Millicent Robb, Founding Member

Millie Robb, Founding Treasurer of JCAN since 2014, and continues to serves on the Board of Directors. Millie has had a long and distinguished nursing career that spans over 32 years. A graduate of the University Hospital of The West Indies School of Nursing, Jamaica, she also went on to become a Certified Midwife graduate of the Glasgow Maternity Hospital, Scotland. Millie was a founding member of the UHWI Nurses Association and held positions such as President and Treasurer during her 26 years tenure in the organization.

She is a very active member of the St Andrew Anglican Church, Scarborough, and has devoted most of her retirement years volunteering for many other charities and non-profit organizations in her community. Millie is an adored wife, proud mother of 2 respected adults, and loving grandmother of 2 grandchildren. Millie with her charm and charisma was very instrumental in the success of JCAN’s first walkathon fundraiser; the JCAN Walk, Run or Roll online fundraiser in the summer of 2020.

According to Millie, “It is my dream to see JCAN opening the first Long-Term Care Home in the GTA that will have culturally appropriate care for Blacks and other racialized seniors.”