Director, Communications, Programs and Outreach
Chantelle Krish is a communications executive with experience in private, non-profit and public sectors. Her values-based leadership is centred on collaboration across sectors to address the diverse socio-economic challenges facing society. Chantelle has led advocacy initiatives around systemic barriers to gender equality, leading to policy changes at all levels of government. In her current role serving the Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of BC, Chantelle is building a provincial public education and programs framework highlighting Her Honour's key themes: reconciliation, democracy and equality and inclusion.
A common thread throughout her career is a deep commitment to reconciliation. She has worked with Indigenous leaders and communities to broaden her own perspective and integrate the principles of reconciliation into the environments and organizations with which she engages. In 2018, Chantelle received the Business in Vancouver Forty under 40 award in recognition of her career development across sectors and upward growth towards becoming a young executive in BC's non-profit sector. Chantelle is an active community volunteer and currently sits on the Board of Directors with The Minerva Foundation for BC Women. Chantelle has an MA in Community Development from the University of Victoria.