Having studied economics at the University of Victoria and law at Dalhousie University, Roxanne has been in the private practice of law in Victoria for over 35 years. She has enjoyed periodically guest lecturing at the University of Victoria law school on a number of civil and criminal law topics. She has extensive governance experience having served her colleagues at the Bar locally, provincially, nationally and also internationally.
Roxanne has served her community in a number of capacities including as a Community Appointee to the Leadership Council of the Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness, as a Provincial Appointee to the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board and also the British Columbia Association of Police Boards and as Board Member and President of the Inter Cultural Association of Victoria. In addition to serving on the VITA Board, Roxanne also currently serves as Chair of the Canadian Heritage Arts Society which operates the Canadian College of Performing Arts. She is married, the mother of two gainfully employed adult children and the devoted owner of a young black Labrador Retriever named Reggie.