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IECC - Contact Us

We are here to welcome and serve Indigenous students and communities. Our staff and faculty have a wealth of knowledge to share with you! We are dedicated to quality education through classroom and experiential learning.

For an initial appointment with an Indigenous Advisor, please email:

Lansdowne Office - Ewing 272

Phone: 250-370-3299
Monday–Thursday, 9am–4pm
Friday, 9am–noon

Interurban Office - Centre for Business & Access (CBA)113

Phone: 250-370-4870
Phone: 250-370-4942
Monday & Thursday, 9am–4pm
Friday, 9am–noon
Name and NationTitle
Sekwan Wabasca, Nēhiyaw & MétisCoordinator Indigenous Student Engagement / Indigenous advisor
Krista Amyotte Michif/MétisIndigenous Advisor
Lorri Leonard, Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemcIndigenous Advisor
Thomas James, Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemcIndigenous Advisor
Name and NationTitle
Todd Ormiston, Tutchone & TlingitExecutive Director
Ruth Lyall, Kwiḵwa̱sut̓inux̱wChair Indigenous Programs
Sandee Mitchell, Anishinaabe (Eagle Village)Program Leader ICP |  Instructor IST | Elders Voices and Events Coordination
Vivian Leik, Algonquin, Mi’kmaqSpecial Projects Leader
Sylvia FeeAssistant to the Executive Director 
Dee McNeilOperations Assistant
Christine LaValleeAdministrative Support III
Maggy CharlesProgram Assistant
Nancy PotvinEvents Coordinator
Erica PotvinInstructional Assistant and Program Assistant at SAEC
Alisha Parks KanienʼkehákaStudent Belonging Assistant
Kim Jenson, Red River Metis, Cree, SaulteauxElder's Coordinator Assistant
Richard Doucet, Coast SalishIndigenous Community Liaison
Name and NationPosition at the College
Marcey Louie, Nuu-chah-nulth (Ahousaht) Instructor ICP & EDCP
Larry Underwood, Coast Salish  Coordinator, Indigenous Peoples in Trades Training Initiative
Susan Wilson, Coast Salish (Cowichan Tribes) Coordinator, Indigenous Peoples in Trades Training Initiative
Artemis Fire, Red River MétisHHS Indigenous Coordinator