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Dr. Gwendolyn Point

Dr. Point currently serves as the Knowledge Keeper for the BC Assembly of First Nation Chiefs.

She also served a term 2015-2018 as The Chancellor for the University of the Fraser Valley. She has a Doctor of Education from Simon Fraser University, a Masters in Education from the University of Portland, a Post Baccalaureate from SFU, and a Bachelor of Education from the University of British Columbia.  She also has an Honorary Doctorate in Education from the University of Victoria.

She served as Chatelaine for Government House and was an Honorary Patron in her role for numerous organizations with her husband who served as Lt. Governor for British Columbia. She currently is a Patron of the First Nation House at the University of Victoria.

Numerous awards include, Paul Harris Fellow, Order of Chilliwack, BC Aboriginal Tourism Award, Seattle Art Museum: “The Recognition for work in First Nation Language & Culture”, The University of the Fraser Valley: “The Betty Urqhart Community Service Award”, and Chilliwack School District set up 2 bursaries in her name.

Dr. Gwendolyn Point will deliver the territorial acknowledgement at the Fall Education Conference 2021 on Monday, October 18.