Governance

The Indian Residential School Survivor Society (IRSSS) is governed by an elected Board of Directors from six regions of B.C. Our Board of Directors are also Survivors or intergenerational Survivors of Residential School. The Board of Directors is responsible for the funding of the organization and delegates it’s day-to-day duties to the Executive Director, Cindy Tom-Lindley. The Executive Director is hired by the Board of Directors and holds full responsibility for the implementation of Board initiatives and policies and hiring staff.

Board of Directors

REGION OF LOWER MAINLAND

Byron Joseph
North Vancouver, BC

REGION OF INTERIOR

Trudy Jack
Oliver, BC

REGION OF VANCOUVER ISLAND/SOUTH

Chief Joe Norris
Westholme, BC

REGION OF VANCOUVER ISLAND/NORTH

Charles Moody
Bella Bella, BC

REGION OF NORTHEAST BC

Rick Aleck
Cache Creek, BC

REGION OF NORTHWEST BC

Louisa Smith
Prince Rupert, BC

 The Indian Residential School Survivor Society is a registered Non-Profit Society.

IRSSS is a registered Charitable Organization. Date of Registration: November 26, 2001.