She's Got the Edge
A light-hearted Q&A with the people who make the Okanagan work


Debbie Wilkison
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jan 25 - Got the Edge

Name: Debbie Wilkison.

What business or organization are you involved with? Building Healthy Families Society.

What is your role with that organization? Executive director.

What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? I was born in Kelowna and never tire of the beauty we are surrounded with.

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would you choose and why? My three remaining brothers. I would like to tell them thank you and just visit.

What’s your go-to happy place? Dee Lake.

What are you most proud of? My life. It has been challenging, but I am blessed to work where I do, live where I live, and have a wonderful family.

What are the top three things on your bucket list?
-Holiday in Maui;
-Holiday in Carlsbad;
-Win the lottery.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten? Raw quail egg sushi.

Latest movie or book: They’re Playing Our Song by Carole Bayer Sayer.

What’s the best gift you’ve ever received? All of my nieces and nephews, plus the little “great” ones.

If today were your last day, how would you spend it? With all my family and closest friends, having a barbecue and laughing in my parent’s yard.

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