Dr. Sae-Hoon Stan Chung is a Korean Canadian writer, academic, and consultant. Dr. Chung is a senior advisor to the Ktunaxa Nation Council and a former associate professor of communications, dean of arts and science, and vice-president academic. He has conducted research, written award-winning screenplays, and published books, reviews, and academic articles. The Kelowna Daily Courier featured his column, Global Citizen, for ten years. Dr. Chung holds a PhD from UBC. His dissertation explored neuroscience and artificial intelligence in the work of Pauline Oliveros. Dr. Chung is currently the principal of a strategic consultancy focussed on Indigenous socio-economic innovation. He is the author of peer-reviewed articles “The Courage to Be Altered: Indigenous Decolonization for Teachers” and “The Morning After Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report: Decolonisation through Hybridity, Ambivalence, and Alliance”. His books include Global Citizen: River of Love and Other Essays and I Held My Breath for a Year.
A member of Council since 2020, his current appointment was made on March 5, 2021 for a one year and four month term.