Peacemakers Trust's board of directors, Ernie Fraser, Catherine Morris and Del Phillips are actively involved in the leading the work of Peacemakers Trust. In addition, Peacemakers Trust invites consulting directors to act as program advisors or leaders of specific initiatives of Peacemakers Trust.
Brishkai Waziri Lund, BA, MA, is an educator, researcher, writer and administrator with extensive experience designing, implementing, administering and evaluating community development, continuing education and training programs in multicultural settings. Ms. Lund is the former Director of Arts and Science, Women's and Seniors' Programs in the Division of Continuing Studies at the University of Victoria (1982-2003). She has also been active in research and educational programming at the University of Victoria Institute for Dispute Resolution including the design of the interdisciplinary graduate program in dispute resolution. Ms. Lund has received numerous Canadian national awards for innovative programs. She is the author of numerous publications and papers on adult education methodology, community education, peace education, conflict and culture, and housing and urban poverty, and working in multi-cultural contexts and with women and older adults. She has worked with educators, various levels of government, non-governmental organizations, student groups and community groups. Ms. Lund has developed many multimedia education resource packages on topics ranging from ethical integrity in political leadership, religion and social justice, economic globalization, poverty, girls' access to education, and political participation of women. She has been a director and advisor to numerous nonprofit agencies regarding immigration, adult education, aging, women's well-being, cultural diversity and human rights. She pursued graduate studies in the United States and completed her Ph.D. candidacy examinations with honours at the University of Washington (Seattle) in 1973. An Afghan émigrée, she came to Canada in 1975. She has been a Canadian citizen since 1978. On behalf of the University of Victoria, Ms. Lund has been involved in the design and implementation of several projects jointly organized by Peacemakers Trust and the University of Victoria. Ms. Lund accepted an appointment as a consulting director of Peacemakers Trust in November 2003.
Dean E. Peachey, Ph.D, is Vice-Principal of Global College, University of Winnipeg. Dr. Peachey has deep knowledge in the field of conflict resolution and peacebuilding. Trained as a social psychologist, Dean Peachey is a pioneer in the field of community-based restorative justice in Canada. He has extensive experience working with non-profit, religious and government organizations, and he has broad contacts within academic and practitioner communities in Canada and internationally. He has taught peace and conflict studies at Conrad Grebel College, University of Waterloo and founded the first national conflict resolution organization in Canada, the Conflict Resolution Network Canada. He has worked as a private mediator, and served as president of the Fund for Dispute Resolution. He is a former Vice-President and Dean of Menno Simons College. He accepted an appointment as a consulting director of Peacemakers Trust in January, 2001.
Paulette Regan, BA, MA, (UBC); PhD (UVic) , has more than two decades of cumulative experience working in conflict resolution issues related to Aboriginal, treaty, land claims and resource rights, consultation policy and Indian residential schools. A former Policy Director for a First Nation organization in British Columbia, most recently she was a Senior Resolution Manager for the Canadian federal government. Ms. Regan's doctoral dissertation sets out a decolonizing, transformative framework for reconciliation between First Nations and Canadians, with a particular focus on the collective responsibility of non-Indigenous people. Ms. Regan's research explores how intercultural history dialogues and public acts of truth-telling, apology, restitution and commemoration create encounters of reconciliation that move us beyond denial and guilt to decolonize and transform relationships. She argues that we must make space for Indigenous political philosophies, law and peacemaking traditions as integral to truth and reconciliation processes in Canada. Ms. Regan received a Law Commission of Canada award under the 2005 Legal Dimensions Initiative on Indigenous Legal Traditions. Her draft research paper is entitled "An Apology Feast in Hazelton: Indian Residential Schools, Reconciliation and Making Space for Indigenous Legal Traditions." Ms. Regan accepted an appointment as a consulting director in April, 2002. Her work with Peacemakers Trust has included collaboration on a paper entitled "Making Deals or Making Peace? Beyond Interest-based Negotiation Between Indigenous Peoples and Canadians" with Catherine Morris, presented at the conference of the Conflict Resolution Network Canada, June 12-14, 2002, Charlottetown, Canada. She also co-designed and co-presented the November 2002 workshop, Going Beyond 'Interests' in Negotiation and Mediation," in the New Directions in Conflict Resolution workshop series. She has also made significant contributions to the development of the Peacemakers Trust bibliography on Indigenous Peoples and Conflict Resolution.
Paul G. Scambler, BA, LLB, QC, has practised law with the firm of Clay and Company in Victoria, Canada, since 1978. His preferred areas of practice are secured transactions, wills and estates, elder law, real property, and commercial dispute resolution. He has extensive experience in advising businesses and non-profit civil society organizations in Canada, including numerous faith-based organizations and social services organizations. He has been active in the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association as a member of the advisory committee to the Judicial Council of British Columbia, and as an elected member of Provincial Council. He received a Distinguished Service Award for his work as member and chair of the Gender Equality Committee, 1992 to 1997. He is a frequent guest instructor for the Continuing Legal Education Society's Real Estate program in the Provincial Legal Training Course. He has participated in training of lawyers in negotiation in Thailand (2002) and Cambodia (2001) and has served on Habitat for Humanity projects in El Salvador. He has taught real estate transactions at the Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, Canada. In 2001 Mr. Scambler was designated Queen's Counsel by the Attorney General of the Province of British Columbia, Canada. He was appointed as a consulting director of Peacemakers Trust in May, 2006.
Aron Tegenfeldt, BA, MA, is currently a research associate with the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria, Canada. He holds a Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution from the University of Victoria. His graduate research (2002-2004) in the area of conflict transformation and peacebuilding focused on the role of religious organizations and leadership in creating conditions to support peace through their organizational structure and position in society. Mr. Tegenfeldt has studied Mandarin at Bejing University, China. Mr. Tegenfeldt's undergraduate background is in Pacific and Asian Studies with emphasis on international development. He is currently working on development of training to raise awareness for prevention of the spread of HIV/AIDS through a project on Building Peace Through Health and Education. A special focus of this training is on the connection between health and peace, and the role of HIV/AIDS in conflict. Mr. Tegenfeldt has been engaged with Peacemakers Trust on its initiatives in the area of reconciliation since 2005. He was appointed as a Consulting Director in May, 2006.
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