Indigenous Strategic Plan Implementation Committee

The mandate of the Standing Committee on Indigenous Strategic Plan Implementation is to devise and monitor implementation strategies and advise administration on the allocation of resources.


  • Dr Margaret Moss (Chair), Director, First Nations House of Learning / Associate Professor, Nursing, Faculty of Applied Science
  • Ms Moura Quayle (Co-Chair), Vice-Provost and Associate VP Academic Affairs / Professor, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, Faculty of Arts
  • Ms Allison Beardsworth, Associate Director, Strategic Indigenous Enrolment Initiatives, Enrolment Services
  • Dr Stefania Burk, Associate Dean Academic, Faculty of Arts / Associate Professor of Teaching, Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts
    Alternate: Gerald Vanderwoude, Assistant Dean, Faculty Operations, Faculty of Arts
  • Ms Lerato Chondoma, Associate Director, Indigenous Research Support Initiative, Office of the VP Research & Innovation
  • Ms Sarah Dupont, Head, Xwi7xwa Library
  • Ms Vicki George, Associate Director, Office of Strategic Indigenous Initiatives
  • Dr Sara Harris, Associate Dean Academic / Professor, Teaching – Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences, Faculty of Science
  • Dr Brianne Howard, Director, Academic Support, Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (on leave)
  • Dr Maggie Kovach, Professor, Department of Educational Studies; Associate Dean and NITEP Director
  • Dr Rob Kozak, Dean, Faculty of Forestry
  • Ms Rebecca Jules, Specialist, Indigenous Graduate Initiatives, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • Ms Lucy Li, Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives Office, Provost & VP Academic Office
  • Dr Sheryl Lightfoot, Senior Advisor to the President on Indigenous Affairs / Associate Professor, First Nations and Indigenous Studies and School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, Faculty of Arts
  • Ms Amy Perreault, Strategist for Indigenous Initiatives, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
  • Ms Samantha Reid, Executive Director, Office of the VP Students
  • Dr Elizabeth Shaffer, Executive Director, Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre / Associate Professor, iSchool, Faculty of Arts
  • Mr Kevin Ward, Research and Communication Officer, First Nations House of Learning

Updated: September 2021