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Rabbi Dr. Robert Daum
Director of Iona Pacific
Rabbi Dr. Robert A. Daum
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Aliya Hirji
Student Leadership Coordinator and Program Analyst
Iona Pacific Inter-religious Centre at VST

Research Associates:
Hossein Houshmand, PhD
Mark Stein PhD

Research Affiliates:
Shiva Olyaei, PhD Cand.

2012 / 2013 Interns

Iona Pacific Youth
IP Youth

2012 STUDENT Assistant
Elyse Brazel, VST student

IP Community Advisory Council (2012-2013)
Dr. Paul Burns, Mrs. Daphne Francis, Meharoona Ghani, Chief and Councilor Wade Grant, Bishop Michael Ingham, Mr. Amin Jamal, Ms. Tamara Pearl, Farid Rohani , Mr. Abraham Sacks, Mr. David Schwarz, Esq., Mr. James E. White,
and Dr. Wendy Fletcher (ex-officio), Dr. Robert Daum (ex-officio)

Iona Pacific Program Committee
The IP Program Committee is a diverse group of educators and community leaders, including representatives of VST Faculty Council and the Indigenous Studies Centre, Jewish Educator Betty Nitkin, Muslim Community Leader Maryam Abbasi, and IP staff. The IP Religious leaders Circle will be forming later this year. IP’s academic programs draw on the research and reaching faculty at Vancouver School of Theology; IP Visiting Scholars; IP Visiting Lecturers; Authors, Artists, and Contemplatives; and Interns from VST and other academic institutions.

Founding Members, Community Advisory Council (2010-2012)
Ms. Shirley Barnett
Dr. Aziz Khaki *Deceased
Chief Moses McKay
Dr. Deanna Nyce