Lisa Burns is the Canada Task Force Chair for F.E.A.S.T., a co-founding member of International Eating Disorder Family Support, and a co-founding member of World Eating Disorders Action Day. Lisa sits on the steering committee for the Canadian Eating Disorder Priority Setting Partnership and brings the family voice to the Eating Disorder and Substance Use Disorder working group, facilitated by Fraser Health Authority in British Columbia.
Lisa regularly attends eating disorder conferences, in person and virtually, worldwide. She is recognized within the eating disorder community both by carers and clinicians, as she works alongside organizations to raise awareness, share knowledge and advocate for better, more effective treatment models and increased treatment availability in Canada.
Lisa, her husband and two of her three adult children reside in beautiful Vernon BC Canada.