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 Institute of Housing
Non-Profit Management Certificate
Simon Fraser University
Master of Arts in Professional Communication
Royal Roads University