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Nancy O’Dea

Mrs. Nancy O’Dea practiced as a registered nurse in critical care for 30 years before pursuing a successful career as a realtor in luxury real estate in 2005.

She earned a master’s degree in counselling psychology, which led her into a career in supporting individuals living with mental health and addictions. She is now the Past Chair of Women for Mental Health at the Royal Hospital, where she played a vital role in engaging women around events focused on the Royal Ottawa Hospital and the hospital’s critical campaign to raise awareness regarding mental illness, reduce stigma, educate, and raise much-needed dollars for research as well as for programs in the community.

Mrs. O’Dea joined Carefor as an Associate Member of the Ottawa Regional Council in August 2020, and joined the Carefor Board of Directors in June 2021. Nancy currently chairs the Ottawa Regional Council and also sits on the Governance Committee.