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OUR TEAM

Align is committed to assembling a team of the very best medical professionals to collect and process samples on site. With varying backgrounds in ICU care, Community Nursing, Women & Children’s health, and mobile laboratory services, the Align team brings compassion and professionalism to every interaction.

EMILY O’LOUGHLIN

Founder & Director

Emily O’Loughlin received her Bachelor’s of Nursing and Science from the University of Victoria and graduated with Honours.  She completed 3 post baccalaureate specialties and focused her Nursing career in Pediatrics and Women’s Health with a focus on addiction and harm reduction. 

Emily’s many years of high acuity and community health nursing prepared her for the Covid Public health crisis. In the summer of 2020, Emily began her work in the film industry performing risk assessment and management.   In response to the need for industry to continue during the Covid pandemic, Emily founded Align Production Health; a turnkey Covid testing operation for the film industry.

DR. LOUIS SCHEEPERS

Physician, B.SC., M.B.B.Ch.

Dr. Louis Scheepers has been providing medical oversight for Align Production Health since it was founded. Dr. Scheepers is an Independent Medical Practice Professional and currently serves as BC Children’s Hospital’s Head Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist. Dr. Scheepers is passionate about research that improves clinical care.

DYLAN THOMPSON

Systems Manager

Dylan Thompson is one of the first Align faces you will see on-site. He has worked in the film industry for over 5 years in development, production, and post-production. He also spent 2 years in a tech startup managing content creation and publication. Dylan brings this wealth of experience organizing various creative projects of all sizes to the Align team.

LORIE HANSEN

Project Manager

Lorie Hansen brings over 14 years of nursing experience to the Align team. Lorie’s passion and diverse skillset quickly made her a leader in the field of on set Covid-19 services. Prior to Covid-19, Lorie’s professional focus was in Women’s health. Lorie’s experience working with women in high risk pregnancies, labour and delivery, with chemically dependent women from the DTES, and in home care has equipped Lorie with exceptional skills and compassion which she brings to every project.

LIBBY SCOTT

Project Manager
 

Libby brings several years of experience in nursing and public health research to the Align team. Libby has been working in the film industry since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, and has also managed occupational health and screening programs in other industries. Libby's keen attention to detail and analytical nature make her an effective, and efficient leader in her role as Project Manager.

DANE BROWN

Project Manager

Dane joins Align after a decade of building creative companies in the food, beverage, and entertainment sectors. He also has 4 years of on-set experience as a union lighting technician and knows the film industry well. As a Project Manager, Dane maintains an agile, solution-oriented mindset and has the ability to form an instant rapport with anyone, making him an effective leader.

RACHELE VANZOEREN

Project Manager
 

Rachele is a BCIT Television and Video Production graduate with years of experience in various roles in the film industry. She has also worked abroad on cruise ships, managing multi-media teams and producing videos around the world. As a Project Manager, Rachele continues to provide a organized and efficient approach to each production.

CRYSTAL AKIMOTO

Clinic Manager

Crystal is an experienced customer-oriented professional with a degree in Marketing. She was a pivotal contributor to PlayStation and Meta. She has successfully organized C-Suite executives in fast-paced start-up environments while tackling key projects and cross-functional collaboration. She’s had experience as an extra on location and a Health & Safety admin and analyzer for Align production Health. 

ALLY REUME

Lead Administrator
 

JAMES SHARP

Lead Administrator

James Sharp brings years of customer service and management experience to his role at Align. His background working in fast-paced industries like restaurants, print production, and now film sets equips James with a diverse skillset fit for any on-location challenge. James is also a freelance illustrator and graphic designer.

VERONIKA KURZ

Office Administrator

Veronika Kurz is part of the admin team at Align. With a keen eye for detail, she approaches her work with efficiency and organization in mind. Drawing from her experience as an award-winning director and producer, Veronika adapts quickly to evolving circumstances and excels at working collaboratively.

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