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Indigenous Commitments Committee Membership 2021-2022

PRESIDENT (non-voting)
Deborah Saucier

PROVOST and VICE-PRESIDENT ACADEMIC
Carol Stuart

DIRECTOR, INDIGENOUS EDUCATION & ENGAGEMENT
Sharon Hobenshield

ELDERS
Marlene Rice, Cowichan Campus
Geraldine Manson, Nanaimo Campus
Eugene Louie, Powell River Campus

DEAN
Patricia O'Hagan, Health and Human Services

FACULTY
Michael Calvert, Academic and Career Preparation
Allyson Anderson, Arts and Humanities 
Allyson Flemming, Education
Jeanette Schmid, Health and Human Services
Martin Martens, Management 
Catherine Thomson, Science and Technology
vacant, Social Sciences
Francois de Jong, Trades and Applied Technology
Jessica Gemella, Senate

INDEGENOUS NAVIGATOR/ADVISOR/COUNSELLOR
Jennifer Christoffersen

STUDENTS
Francis Racy
vacant

SUPPORT STAFF
Sylvia Scow

COMMUNITY MEMBERS
Grace Elliott-Nielsen
Loretta Hopkins
Pamela Lewis

INDIGENOUS ALUM
vacant

RESOURCE PERSONS (non-voting)
Ben Hyman, Chief Librarian
Janelle Lacriox , Director, Office of Diversity, Equity, & Human Rights

SUPPORT
Kim Warkentine, Administrative Assistant, Office of Indigenous Education & Engagement

Updated: July 6, 2021