Ron Rice

Executive Director, Victoria Native Friendship Centre

Ron Rice is from Cowichan Tribes, his hereditary name is Wush’q.
Worked with BC Friendship Centres in various capacities since 1998.
He loves to plan events; most notably with the Cowichan 2008 North American Indigenous Games where he was the Manager of Cultural Events & Ceremonies.
He was on the Council for the Institute for the Study and Innovation in Community & University Engagement at UVic.  2013 received an OIC appointment to the Board of Governors for Camosun College, completing his 6 yr term as Board Chair.
Has been working with VNFC since 2018 as Executive Director.