Carrie graduated from the Animal Health Technician program at Cariboo College in Kamloops in 1988. Right after graduation, she moved to Vancouver to start her career as a Registered Veterinary Technician and in1993 she started work at the BC SPCA Vancouver Animal Hospital. Carrie has worked in all areas of the hospital throughout the years: receptionist, technician, inventory, working with the shelters, and briefly managing the BC SPCA foster program. In 2010, she became the Hospital Administrator.
Carrie keeps herself busy driving her two sons to all of their sports and playing at the park with her dog Nikita.