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IIS Diversity in the Workplace Presentation

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Edmonton Tower

Rooms 380 & 385 (South Combined)

Edmonton, Alberta

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As part of the City of Edmonton's Diversity and Inclusion Month, the IIS Diversity and Inclusion Committee is pleased to have Michael Phair as our special guest speaker presenting to IIS staff about the LGBTQ2+ community & inclusiveness in the workplace.

Michael Phair

In February of 2016 the Provincial Government appointed Michael Phair Chair of the Board of Governors of the University of Alberta. Previously, he was Executive Director with the North Saskatchewan River Valley Conservation Society, an Educational Coordinator with the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services at the University of Alberta, and from 1992-2007 an elected member of Edmonton City Council representing the former Ward 4, the central area of the city.

In the Edmonton community Michael Phair has been active for over 25 years with Edmonton’s Gay/Lesbian (Queer) community, founder of AIDS Edmonton, organizing member of Pride Parades and Events and currently with Edmonton Pride Senior Group. He is also a founding member of The AIDS Network of Edmonton (now HIV Edmonton), member of Edmonton’s Pride Festival Society Board of Directors, and a Board Member of Homeward Trust. Michael was trained as an educator and holds two master’s degrees.



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