Staff directory





Cheyenne Arnold - Cunningham ILRU Researcher
Jessica Asch Indigenous Law Research Unit Research Director 250-721-8178
Johanne Blenkin

Director, Access to Justice Centre for Excellence

Shila Brugge

Law Careers Assistant

Charlotte Charlie

Coordinator, Indigenous Initiatives

Heather Chestnutt Research Facilitation Officer 250-853-3600
Gracie Chiu Environmental Law Centre Administrative Assistant 250-472-4821
Lisa Drisdelle Coordinator, Academic Administration 250-721-4793
Laura Dryburgh Law Co-op Assistant 250-721-8195
Elizabeth Eby

Development Officer


Brooke Edmonds

Indigenous Law Research Unit Coordinator


Andrea Feary

Assistant to the Associate Dean, Administration & Research and Faculty Assistant


Christina Friesen Counselling, Personal Support, Amicus 250-479-4910
Tiffany Gordon Graduate Program Coordinator 250-721-8913
Brittany Goud Family Law Advocate, Law Centre Clinic 250-385-1221 ##2975
Laura Hamilton Assistant to the Dean 250-721-8147
Tybring Hemphill Clinical Instructor: Law Centre Clinical Law Program 250-385-1221
Joyce Ip Financial Assistant 250-721-8191

Judy Jones Program Administrator, Law Centre Clinic 250-385-1221

Deb Kennedy Financial Aid Officer 250-721-8166
Zubaida Khan Equity and Social Justice Coordinator and Indigenous Student Support 250-472-4761
Lori Klear Recruitment and Admissions Officer 250-721-8155

Yvonne Lawson Manager, Academic Administration and Student Services 250-721-8153
Bernadette Lynch
On secondment until March 31, 2022
Alumni & Annual Giving Officer 250-472-5627
Alex McArdle ILRU Researcher
Rosemary McCutcheon Director, Finance &  Administration 250-721-8198
Catherine Murphy Desktop Support Analyst 250-721-8631
Susan Noakes Social Worker, The Law Centre 250-385-1221
ext #8606

Simon Owen Indigenous Law Research Unit Senior Researcher 250-721-6140
Holly Pattison Director of Operations and Communications: Environmental Law Centre 250-721-8188
Laura Pringle Law Careers Officer 250-472-4719
Francine Proctor Law Co-op Coordinator 250-721-8196
Kirsta Reid Faculty Assistant 250-721-8160
Carden Serviss Senior Admissions Assistant 250-721-8151
Vacant Communications Officer 250-721-8167

Tara Williamson

ILRU Researcher

Madeleine Wong

Program and Classroom Technology Assistant


Ruth Young

Director, Indigenous Initiatives


Aliya Zhaksybek

Assistant to the Associate Dean, Academic and Student Relations