Peacemakers Trust's board of directors, Ernie Fraser, Catherine Morris and Del Phillips are actively involved in the leading the work of Peacemakers Trust. In addition, Peacemakers Trust invites consulting directors to act as program advisors or leaders of specific initiatives of Peacemakers Trust.
Brishkai Waziri Lund, BA, MA, is an educator, researcher, writer and administrator with extensive experience designing, implementing, administering and evaluating community development, continuing education and training programs in multicultural settings. Ms. Lund is the former Director of Arts and Science, Women's and Seniors' Programs in the Division of Continuing Studies at the University of Victoria (1982-2003). She has also been active in research and educational programming at the University of Victoria Institute for Dispute Resolution including the design of the interdisciplinary graduate program in dispute resolution. Ms. Lund has received numerous Canadian national awards for innovative programs. She is the author of numerous publications and papers on adult education methodology, community education, peace education, conflict and culture, and housing and urban poverty, and working in multi-cultural contexts and with women and older adults. She has worked with educators, various levels of government, non-governmental organizations, student groups and community groups. Ms. Lund has developed many multimedia education resource packages on topics ranging from ethical integrity in political leadership, religion and social justice, economic globalization, poverty, girls' access to education, and political participation of women. She has been a director and advisor to numerous nonprofit agencies regarding immigration, adult education, aging, women's well-being, cultural diversity and human rights. She pursued graduate studies in the United States and completed her Ph.D. candidacy examinations with honours at the University of Washington (Seattle) in 1973. An Afghan émigrée, she came to Canada in 1975. She has been a Canadian citizen since 1978. On behalf of the University of Victoria, Ms. Lund has been involved in the design and implementation of several projects jointly organized by Peacemakers Trust and the University of Victoria. Ms. Lund accepted an appointment as a consulting director of Peacemakers Trust in November 2003.
Paul G. Scambler, BA, LLB, QC, has practised law with the firm of Clay and Company in Victoria, Canada, since 1978. His preferred areas of practice are secured transactions, wills and estates, elder law, real property, and commercial dispute resolution. He has extensive experience in advising businesses and non-profit civil society organizations in Canada, including numerous faith-based organizations and social services organizations. He has been active in the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association as a member of the advisory committee to the Judicial Council of British Columbia, and as an elected member of Provincial Council. He received a Distinguished Service Award for his work as member and chair of the Gender Equality Committee, 1992 to 1997. He is a frequent guest instructor for the Continuing Legal Education Society's Real Estate program in the Provincial Legal Training Course. He has participated in training of lawyers in negotiation in Thailand (2002) and Cambodia (2001) and has served on Habitat for Humanity projects in El Salvador. He has taught real estate transactions at the Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, Canada. In 2001 Mr. Scambler was designated Queen's Counsel by the Attorney General of the Province of British Columbia, Canada. He was appointed as a consulting director of Peacemakers Trust in May, 2006.
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