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Peace and Reconciliation Centre

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Peace and Reconciliation Centre

University of the Fraser Valley
Peace and Reconciliation Centre

Abbotsford, BC V2S 7M8

Meet the team

PARC Director

Dr. Keith Carlson, PhD

Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, Indigenous and Community-Engaged History
Director, Peace and Reconciliation Centre (PARC)
Full Professor, History

Chilliwack campus at CEP, A3407

Phone: 604-504-7441 ex 2805

email Keith


Leanne Jarrett

Coordinator, Peace and Reconciliation Centre

Research and Graduate Studies

Chilliwack campus at CEP, A3420

email Leanne


Commitment Leaders

Amanda McCormick

PARC Community of Practice focusing on Domestic Violence Reduction
Associate Professor

Criminology & Criminal Justice

Abbotsford campus, A203L

Phone: 604-504-7441 ext 4324

email Amanda

Dr. Laura "Lolehawk" Buker

PARC Community of Practice that focusing on Indigenous Ecological Justice and Land-based Learning
Assistant Professor

Indigenous Studies

Abbotsford campus

email Laura "Lolehawk"

Community Co-Chair

Grand Chief "Kat" Clarence Pennier

Community Co-Chair

Abbotsford campus

email Grand Chief "Kat"


PARC Steering Committee

Dr Keith Carlson UFV PARC | Director and Co-Chair
Grand Chief Clarence "Kat" Pennier Co-Chair
Fran Vanderpol Oikodome Foundation
Benjamin Vanderpol Oikodome Foundation
Chief Mike Serr Abbotsford Police Services
Christine Bomhof Abbotsford Restorative Justice Association | Executive Director
Kelly Chahal City of Abbotsford | Councillor
Laura Schneider The Reach Museum Gallery | Executive Director
Shirley Hardman UFV Indigenous Affairs | Associate Vice-President
Anita Nielsen UFV Advancement | Executive Director
Dr Aman Haji First Nations Health Authority | Physician