Charla Huber

Associate faculty

Tourism & Hospitality Management

Charla Huber is an Indigenous relations and communications consultant. She has a master’s degree in professional communication and a chartered housing designation from the Charted Institute of Housing Canada.

As a columnist, Charla writes a weekly column in the Times Colonist newspaper that often highlights Indigenous issues.

Her family is from Fort Chipewyan, Alta. and she has First Nations and Inuit heritage.


Charla worked as a newspaper reporter for many years before becoming a columnist. She now runs her own business that has been developed in a niche market, and is an associate faculty member at Royal Roads University.

Charla completed a fully-funded research project on Indigenous ways of communicating so employers can better support Indigenous employees.

She is the Human Resources Committee chair of the Victoria-Esquimalt Police Board and president of the BC Association of Police Boards.

Memberships and Committees
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing Canada
  • President of the BC Association of Police Boards
  • Human Resources Committee Chair, Victoria-Esquimalt Police Board
  • Board Member, Our Place Society
  • Board Member, Victoria YMCA/YWCA


Chartered Designation

Chartered Institute of Housing

Non-Profit Management Certificate

Simon Fraser University

Master of Arts in Professional Communication

Royal Roads University