Rupi is a retired teacher and principal and has an adult son with a disability.  Raised in Calgary, she moved to Ontario after completing her undergraduate studies at the University of Calgary.  After three decades working with students of all ages, her family moved back to Calgary in 2020.  Her particular passion throughout her career has been advocating for students with special needs and she is excited to continue this advocacy in her capacity as a member of the Board of Between Friends.  She knows the importance of community for all people and is eager to help build a stronger community where all people with disabilities are welcomed and valued.