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Our Team

Sandy Conn

Owner / Front Store Manager

Sandy began working at Qualicum Pharmasave in 1982 and became an owner in 2009. She likes living in Qualicum Beach and appreciates the unique benefits of living in a small town...the staff and customers are like family! When not working, Sandy enjoys a variety of sports such as baseball, walleyball and running. She also enjoys spending time with family, camping and in her garden.


Owner / Pharmacist

Briana and her husband became partners in the store in 2014. She feels that Qualicum is a special and amazing community. She loves that she can be a part of keeping "us" healthy and the role Pharmasave can have in the community. Along with being a pharmacist, Briana enjoys using her specialization as a diabetes education and travel health consultant. In her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family camping and fishing.

John Beever


John received his pharmacy degree from the University of Manitoba in 1999, and after making his way out west he joined Qualicum Pharmasave in 2005.  John enjoys spending time with patients, helping them to become educated and involved in their health.  He became a certified compounding pharmacist in 2008.  When not working or chasing after his two young children, he can be found golfing, curling, or hiking.



Bill joined Qualicum Pharmasave as a Pharmacist in 2001. He really enjoys counselling with his patients and helping them work through their health issues. In 1992, he received his Bachelor Degree in Bio-Chemistry from the University of Victoria. He then attended the University of British Columbia and received his Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy in 2001. When not working at the pharmacy, he takes advantage of the beautiful landscape by mountain biking.


Assistant Front Store Manager

Shannon became the Assistant Front Store Manager in January 2004. She finds working in a small town rewarding because it allows her to get to know customers on a first name basis. Shannon's hobbies include curling as well as volunteering at our local curling club. She also enjoys golfing and fishing with her family.


Ideal Protein Lifestyle Coach


Ideal Protein Lifestyle Coach


Natural Health Consultant

Colleen has worked with us since 2012. She enjoys getting to know her customers and helping them with natural health products. When she's not at work, she likes gardening, knitting and going for long walks.


Home Health Care Manager

Since 2012, Lisa has enjoyed meeting the locals and tourists and helping them meet their Home Healthcare needs. When she isn't here, Lisa enjoys the outdoors, fitness, travel and spending time with family and friends.


Cosmetics Manager




Customer Service

Sue began working here after moving to the area in 2013. Being new to the island, and all it has to offer, she is having fun exploring.


Photo Lab Manager

Darrin joined the team in 2014. He is new to the island and is enjoying exploring with his family. Darrin loves the close family atmosphere with co-workers and customers in the store.


Post Office

Anne-Marie joined us when our new Postal Outlet opened in 2015, although she has been a loyal customer for more than 20 years! She is enjoying all of her new customers and wonderful co-workers.


Giftware & Post Office


POS Operator

Since 1989, Dena has worked as a POS Operator for Qualicum Pharmasave. Dena's favourite thing about working at Pharmasave is her fellow employees. She enjoys golf, curling and traveling.



Rose has been the Receiver for Qualicum Pharmasave since 2007. She enjoys the variety the job brings, and her great co-workers. Outside of working at the store, Rose enjoys playing tennis and badminton.



In December of 2009, Janet joined Qualicum Pharmasave in Deliveries. Her position allows her to meet many of the wonderful people in the Qualicum area. When not making deliveries, she enjoys quiet time reading and writing. Perhaps you'll meet Janet next time you order!