Tosh Southwick

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Tosh Southwick belongs to the Wolf moiety and is a citizen of Kluane First Nation. She grew up in a small northern community and is the mother to 3 children and auntie to many more. Tosh is a co-owner of IRP consulting where her company focuses on inspiring reconciliation potential across sectors and supporting the self-determination of Indigenous communities. Prior to opening IRP consulting, Southwick was the associate vice president of Indigenous engagement and reconciliation at Yukon University. She has also worked in governance, education, human resources and health for various First Nations Governments and organizations. Tosh served as a Youth Councillor and Deputy Chief for her First Nation. She currently sits as the chair of the Yukon Training Policy Committee and is an active member of the Kluane First Nation Development Corporation. Southwick acquired her bachelor of arts from the University of Victoria with honours in psychology and completed a master of education degree from the University of British Columbia.