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  Ariel Gienger - Last names A-G

Ariel is a mother raising four wonderful children with love, care and compassion. I am strongly connected to my family roots in Lake Manitoba First Nation specifically Dog Creek. I am dedicated to working with our youth and our future leaders. I am committed to making a positive impact in the life of our youth.

Jasmin Wells - Last names H-O

Jasmin is from the Squamish Nation and graduated from the Child and Youth Care program at UFV in 2017 with distinction. She and has been working for the Mission School district ever since, including at both middle schools. Jasmin has grown up in Mission and is a Mission Secondary School graduate.

Tiffany Bishop - Last names P-Z

Tiffany is from the Esketemc First Nation (Alkali Lake, BC) born and raised in Williams Lake.  As a hockey lover she grew up playing competitive hockey and still plays today in an adult recreation league.  With over 10 years experience, her passion for working with children and youth shines through every day in her commitment to supporting students on their education journey!

Don Cosens - Indigenous Success Advocate

Don hails from Dawson Creek and spent his teen years growing up in Richmond. His Indigenous roots were hidden from him until he was in his forties; as such, he does not know his cultural background and does not consider himself Indigenous. He is honored to work with and learn from the Indigenous students at Mission Public Schools and the Siwal Si'wes family. Don attended UVic for his BA and PDPP. He attended City University for his Masters in School Counselling. He has worked in a variety of schools and positions since 1999. Don looks forward to supporting Indigenous Mission youth and to helping them navigate their first steps out of high school!