Sharon Kuropatwa is the WRHA Regional Director - Housing, Supports and Service Integration Department of Families/WRHA Community Area Director – Downtown-Point Douglas. Sharon’s work over a 25 year career has focused on person-centred planning and community capacity building. Sharon focuses on strengthening and integrating health, housing and social service responses to marginalized and vulnerable populations throughout the region.

Sharon is the co-chair of the Partnership Working Group of the Health For All Coordinating Committee, the Chair of the Accreditation Canada Population Health Special Populations Standards review, the Chair of the Housing, Supports and Service Integration Inter-jurisdictional Operations Committee and a long standing member of the Joint Faculty Ethics Review Board of the University of Manitoba. Sharon worked in the field of family violence in both the Academic and Provincial government sectors. Sharon has spoken at numerous conferences across Canada and the Unites States as well as authored a number of publications.