Tanis Dagert is a community development practitioner and educator with a Masters of Education focused on community/rural education, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Asia Pacific Studies and a B.A. in Communications & Kinesiology. She also has a variety of certificates related to non-profit management, human rights and public policy. She currently works as a Community Liaison Officer with Vancouver Island University.
For the past 15 years Tanis has worked in a variety of community/ population-health related positions on Vancouver Island including:
Her background also includes positions in continuing education at SFU, VIU and BCEd-Online; as a research coordinator with two SFU research Centres (the International Centre for Criminal Law Reform & Criminal Justice Policy and the Feminist Research, Education and Action Centre); and a 2-year stint with CUSO as a volunteer coordinator in Indonesia.