Tosh Southwick belongs to the wolf moiety and is a Citizen of Kluane First Nation. She is the Associate Vice President of Indigenous Engagement and Reconciliation at Yukon College where she oversees the First Nations Initiatives (FNI) office, which tasked with integrating an understanding of First Nations while ensuring that Yukon College is meeting the education and training needs of the 14 Yukon First Nations.
Ms Southwick is the senior lead in advancing the reconciliation journey at Yukon College. Prior to joining Yukon College, Ms Southwick worked in Governance, Education, Human Resources and Health for various First Nation Governments and organizations. She has also served as youth councillor and Deputy Chief for her First Nation. She currently sits as a board member on the Training Policy Committee. Ms Southwick acquired her B.A. with honors in Psychology from the University of Victoria and recently completed a Master’s in Education with the University of British Columbia.