I-EDIAA Practitioners Group

Terms of Reference


The Indigenization - Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism (I-EDIAA) Practitioners Group is an informal community of practice whose aim is to create a space for sharing initiatives, information, and resources. The I-EDIAA Practitioners Group fosters collaboration between practitioners on campus, promotes best practices, and builds capacity in I-EDIAA principles.



  1. Foster collaboration between employees tasked with I-EDIAA work in their professional role.

  1. Share and strengthen knowledge, initiatives, and university strategy related to I-EDIAA.

  1. Report initiatives to the Office of the Vice-Principal (Culture, Equity, and Inclusion).


Membership and Structure

Membership is open to Queen’s staff and faculty holding an I-EDIAA function in their professional capacity. The Office of the Vice-Principal (Culture, Equity, and Inclusion) will fulfil the logistical coordination of the I-EDIAA Practitioners Group meetings and activities. Group members are expected to keep track and report I-EDIAA related initiatives to share with the group at quarterly meetings. Each quarterly meeting will be an hour and a half in length.

Vice-Principal (Culture, Equity, and Inclusion) (Chair) 

Associate Director (Education and Learning) – Human Rights and Equity Office (Coordinator) 

Executive Director – Office of the Vice-Principal (Culture, Equity, and Inclusion) 

Communications Manager – Office of the Vice-Principal (Culture, Equity, and Inclusion) 

Senior Advisor (EDII) – Advancement 

Director – Yellow House 

EDI Program Manager – Queen’s Health Sciences 

Director EDII – Faculty of Arts and Science 

Senior Director, Student Equity, Belonging and Inclusion – Student Affairs 

Associate Director (Equity Services) – Human Rights and Equity Office 

Associate Director – Office of Indigenous Initiatives  

Director of Indigenous Initiatives and EDI Programs – Faculty of Law 

Director EDII – Smith School of Business 

Coordinator of EDI – Faculty of Education 

Research Advisor, EDI – Vice-Principal Research 

Manager Accessibility Services – Human Rights and Equity Office