Leadership Committee

The Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses Leadership Committee (LC), representing the community of practice at large, sets priorities and direction for the initiative and its future development. See the LC’s Terms of Reference.

Support Team

HM|HC’s Support Team (ST) is drawn from the Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division (CMHA BC) and the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (CISUR) on behalf of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. The Support Team assists the Leadership Committee in implementation and administration and serves as a link to broader systems and other sectors. See the ST’s Terms of Reference.

The BC Partners are funded by BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services, a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority.

Leadership Committee

Felicity Blaiklock, North Island College

Felicity Blaiklock, North Island College

Director, Student Affairs and Campus

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North Island College is honoured to acknowledge the traditional territories of the combined 35 First Nations of the Nuu-chah-nulth, Kwakwaka’wakw and Coast Salish traditions, on whose traditional and unceded territories the College’s campuses are situated.

Chelsea Corsi, Thompson Rivers University

Chelsea Corsi, Thompson Rivers University

Senior Wellness Coordinator

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On the traditional lands of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc within Secwépemc’ulucw, the traditional and unceded territory of the Secwépemc peoples.

Diana Jung, University of British Columbia

Diana Jung, University of British Columbia

Health Promotion Specialist

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Lehoa Mak, Simon Fraser University

Lehoa Mak, Simon Fraser University

Health Promotion Strategist

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Shelley McKenzie, University of Northern British Columbia

Shelley McKenzie, University of Northern British Columbia

Director, Health and Wellbeing

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UNBC is located and serves diverse traditional territories that are home to numerous First Nations and other Aboriginal groups. The Prince George campus is situated on the t​raditional territory of the Lheidli T’enneh, part of the Dakelh (Carrier) First Nations.

Dawn Schell, University of Victoria

Dawn Schell, University of Victoria

Counsellor & Training Specialist

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I acknowledge and respect the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

Punit Virk, University of British Columbia

Punit Virk, University of British Columbia

Graduate Student

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Support Team

Bakht Anwar, HM|HC Co-lead

Bakht Anwar, HM|HC Co-lead

Campus Mental Health Promotion
CMHA BC
604-688-3234 ext. 5645

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Tim Dyck, HM|HC Co-lead

Tim Dyck, HM|HC Co-lead

CISUR Research Associate
Knowledge Exchange
604-584-7189

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 Kamal Arora, HM|HC Advisor

Kamal Arora, HM|HC Advisor

Leader, Health Promotion and Education
CMHA BC
604-688-3234 ext. 3431

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Dan Reist, HM|HC Advisor

Dan Reist, HM|HC Advisor

CISUR Associate Director
Knowledge Exchange
604-329-9378

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Sonia Heer

Sonia Heer

Health Communications Assistant, HM|HC
CMHA BC

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