Keith Henry   Keith Henry, Chair

    Raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Keith Henry is Métis and graduated from the University of                 Saskatchewan in 1995 with a Bachelor of Education Degree. He currently is the President & CEO of the         Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada and President & CEO of KCD Consulting Incorporated                 working with First Nations and Indigenous organizations across Canada. With over 15 years of                     experience in strategic leadership and negotiations, Keith is focused on increasing the Aboriginal                 tourism market in Canada. He serves as a member of the Vancouver Board of Trade’s Aboriginal                   Opportunities Committee, World Indigenous Tourism Alliance, and International Marketing Committee Destination Canada, and is President of the BC Métis Federation.

Brad Baker   Brad Baker, Vice-Chair

    A proud member of the Squamish Nation in British Columbia, Brad Baker received his traditional name,       “Tsnomot”, passed on from his father and late grandfather. He currently is the District Principal for the         North Vancouver School District, striving toward incorporating the rich Indigenous culture into the               curriculum. In  recognition of Brad’s work, he received the 2014 National Award for Indigenous                     Education in Leadership.



Rosalind Campbell   Rosalind Campbell, Treasurer

    Rosalind Campbell is from the Musqueam Indian Band with close family ties to Snuneymuxw First Nation     in British Columbia. Rosalind was called to the bar (Law Society of British Columbia) in 2010 and                   practices Aboriginal Law in Vancouver, BC. Prior to practicing law, she was a legal assistant and then the     tax administrator at the Musqueam Indian Band. Rosalind is passionate about preserving her ancestral         language and is committed to serving Indigenous people by volunteering her time with other non-profit     boards in the fine arts and community services sectors.


Louise Point   Louise Point, Secretary 

    Originally from Musqueam Indian Band in British Columbia, Louise is a direct descendant from Squamish     Nation with family roots from the Point and Moody families. Louise is also an NEC Alumni who remains       passionate about helping Indigenous people learn to practice their culture. She continuously                       encourages Indigenous people to move forward with their educational goals and truly believes that NEC     is the perfect foundation.  Louise currently works for a lawyer and is quite active in her community and       neighboring communities.


Phyllis Danels   Phyllis Daniels, Director

    A member of the Gitxsan Nation, Phyllis Daniels is originally from the Gitwangak First Nation community     in Northwest British Columbia. As NEC Alumni from the Aboriginal Justice Studies program, Phyllis               pursued higher education and completed her Bachelor of Social Work Degree with the Nicola Valley           Institute of Technology. Since 2011, she continues to work as a Social Worker with the Aboriginal Child       and Family Services Society and is passionate about helping Indigenous people achieve their personal         and educational goals. Phyllis previously worked at NEC’s Admission Department and remains                     committed to volunteering her time with the College.

   Tania Joseph, DirectorTania Joseph

    Tania Joseph is from the Nisga’a and St’At’imc Nations in British Columbia. She currently works with a         Aboriginal non-organization in the area of social work, and on occasion, she assists the Nisga’a                   Government. Tania found that NEC has been her home away from home when she first left her                     community, and since then, has found that NEC was her foundation towards her career today. She               remains committed to NEC by volunteering her time on the board and continuously gives back to the         community.


Adrian Duke   Adrian Duke, Director

    Originally from the Muscowpetung First Nation in Saskatchewan, Adrian Duke is a successful                       entrepreneur having co-founded Skyturtle Technologies Ltd. and was named a Top 30 Under 30 by BC       Business Magazine in 2015. Since then, Adrian continues to launch new business ventures including an       Aboriginal Guided Canoe Tourism company, Window Cleaning Company, and Brave Shield Security. In         2009, Adrian completed his Marketing Management Diploma at BCIT. Throughout his busy schedule, he     continues to give back to the community by volunteering his time as a public speaker at Aboriginal             events including Gathering Our Voices and Youth Entrepreneurs Symposium, as well as being a mentor at the Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver. As a socially conscious individual, he aims to leverage his future involvement in the business community to raise awareness and make a bigger impact for worthy causes.



  Georgina Martin Sandra Greene, Director

    Sandra Green is a member of the Haida Nation in British Columbia and brings with her over 15 years of       experience in Administration and Management. Currently, she is working with the Vancouver Aboriginal     Child and Family Services (VACFSS) as a facilitator for two programs. Sandra also volunteers her time           with other community service agencies including the Vancouver Aboriginal Transformative Justice               Society (VATJS), and the Council to Reduce Elder Abuse with the BC Ministry of Health. Sandra is                 dedicated to helping Indigenous people reach their potential by facilitating collaborations amongst             community service agencies.


   Sandra GreeneGeorgina Martin, Director

    Georgina Martin is Secwepemc (Shuswap) and a member of Lake Babine Nation (Carrier) in British               Columbia. In 2014, she received her Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Studies (PhD) from the                   University of British Columbia. With over 23 years of experience in the health promotion and                       administration field, Georgina is currently Adjunct Faculty at the Vancouver Island University and delivers     courses in the Community Health Promotion for Aboriginal Communities Program. Georgina is an               advocate for incorporating Indigenous knowledge into education, health, and social programs that align     with local priorities.