Miranda Huron is the Director of Indigenous Education and Affairs at Capilano University in North Vancouver. She has spent the over two decades working in Indigenous education with a specialization in language revitalization. In her previous role as the Director of Indigenous Languages and Affairs at the Assembly of First Nations, she led the team representing First Nations’ interests in the co-development and negotiation of the Indigenous Languages Act, which received Royal Assent under her tenure on June 21, 2019. Ms. Huron is an active volunteer throughout the Vancouver arts community, and sits on the New Westminster Grants Committee, and is a board member for the Alumni UBC Board of Directors. She received both her BA in Linguistics and her MEd in Education Policy at UBC, and is currently working on her UBC doctoral research exploring the concept of co-development and its relation to self-determination. Ms. Huron is a member of the Mattawa North Bay Algonquins.
Her appointment as a member of Council was made on Dec 31, 2021, for a one year term.