Local Advisory Council
Indigenous Governance (IGOV) is guided by a Local Advisory Council, which is composed of outstanding Indigenous representatives form local communities. The Council plays an integral role in the vision, governance and development of the IGOV program and as a key link to the communities it serves. In general, the Council works with IGOV to:
- provide advice and counsel to faculty and staff, particularly on matters concerning local cultural protocols;
- facilitate in the design and delivery of cultural programming;
- mentor and support students; and
- mediate interal disputes amongst faculty.
Cheryl Bryce, Songhees First Nation;
Myrna Crossley-Elliott, Songhees First Nation;
Dave Dennis, Huu-Ay-Aht First Nation;
Marianne Nicolson, Dzawada'enuxw Tribe of the Kwakwaka'wakw First Nations;
Sioliya (June Quipp), Cheam First Nation;
Temosen (Charles W. Elliott), Tsartlip First Nation.