Office of Indigenous Education

Tina Matthew

Tina Matthew
Executive Director of Indigenous Education
tmatthew@tru.ca | 778-471-8395

 Tina's Bio

Tina is a proud Secwepemc woman and member of Simpcw First Nation located in the North Thompson Valley. She brings with her a passion for helping Indigenous people by making opportunities accessible to everyone. She is honoured to hold the position of Associate Director of Indigenous Education at Thompson Rivers University and acknowledges the traditional territory of the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc on which the TRU Kamloops campus resides on.

Tina will be working closely with the Indigenous Education Executive Director and staff to provide advice and project management in order to align the TRU Strategic Priorities with the implementation of Indigenization supports for Indigenous student success. She will work with all TRU departments, administrators, faculty, staff, elders, students, as well as external organizations and communities.

Tina holds a Master of Education and an undergraduate degree from Simon Fraser University. She is an education professional with over 20 years' experience working with Indigenous communities, organizations, public & private institutions, and industry. Tina has particular strengths in conducting research, developing organizational processes, and connecting Indigenous people with training and collaboration opportunities. She is an active community member who always strives for self-governance and leadership for all Indigenous people through mentorship and leadership.

Tina looks forward to meeting with current and future administration, faculty, staff, students, and community members.


Didi Ledohowski,
Coordinator, Office of Indigenous Education
dledohowski@tru.ca | 250-371-5995


Misty Antoine,
Divisional Secretary, Office of Indigenous Education
mantoine@tru.ca | 250-828-5227


Brad Bostock,
Director of Development Indigenous Education, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education & Social Work
bbostock@tru.ca | 250-319-6385

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