Senator Tinee Furbert
Senator Tinee Furbert is highly involved with her community and has developed a practice where she advocates on behalf of healthcare and disability needs.
Senator Furbert grew up in the Harris Bay area and has lived in Hamilton Parish for more than 12 years where she has actively taken on roles as the Progressive Labour Party Deputy Chairperson and Constituency Chair and Secretary.
Locally, Senator Furbert was educated at Happy Valley Childcare Center, Lyceum, Gilbert Institute and Whitney Institute. At Springfield College, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services, and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy. She has had post graduate training in neurodevelopment treatment, assistive technology, durable medical equipment and she is a constant healthcare advocate.
Mrs. Furbert has been a registered occupational therapist since 1999 and continues to serve persons in the community in that capacity having worked in skilled nursing facilities, private and public school systems, a prison setting, general, psychiatric and senior specific hospitals. She has experience working with populations of special needs pediatrics, adolescent/adult mental health, neurology and senior and adult health.
Senator Furbert is a former Chairperson for the Council for Allied Health Professions and former Chairperson for the Disability Advisory Council in Bermuda. She has also served as a Commissioner for the Broadcast Commission. Senator Furbert is the co-founder of Bermuda's Working Women Institute established in 2013.
Senator Furbert is a member of the Bermuda Occupational Therapy Association, American Occupational Therapy Association, and National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants. She maintains her National Board of Occupational Therapy certification.
Senator Furbert is married to Shawn Furbert and is the proud mother of Brazil and Skyla Furbert.
Senator Furbert's spirit at its best, is one that treats strangers as friends and believes we all deserve the same chances in life.