Staff

Connie Wintels is the Acting Administrator of the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies (CIS). She is responsible for the daily operation of the Institute. Originally from Montreal, has worked at UBC since 2012, she has many years of experience in administration and accounting.

Sarah is the Senior Program Assistant (Students) for the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies. She is a recent FNIS graduate and was raised on Anishinaabe territory in Thunder Bay.

Tanya Bob assists with the First Nations and Indigenous Studies Practicum, and is also the CIS Associate Director.

Dale Gintner is the Interim Program Assistant and supports the daily administration of the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies. 

Louise Soga is the Senior Program Assistant for the Institute of Critical and Indigenous Studies and is responsible for the coordination of a variety of CIS program functions. She brings extensive UBC institutional experience to the role and was born and raised in Vancouver. You can find her in the main office happy to assist with any questions regarding the Institute.