Meet our Team

The Indigenous Student Services Team at Mohawk College is committed to Indigenous student success through the fostering of a supportive learning environment which encourages self-empowerment. You can connect with our recruiter or coaches below in ISS for support with accessing and transitioning to Mohawk College or email iess [at] (iess[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)   

Members of the Centre for Indigenous Relations, Knowledge and Learning team can be reached by emailing cirkl [at] (cirkl[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca) 

Indigenous Outreach & Education Advisor 

Our Outreach & Education Advisor is available to assist students by answering questions or concerns regarding college admissions, program information, career services, scholarships & bursaries. The Advisor also acts as a liaison with high schools and various Indigenous organizations and promotes College programs and services through information sessions, College tours, and career fairs.

Abbey Daniel
T: 905-575-1212 ext. 4453
E: abbey.daniel [at] (abbey[dot]daniel[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)

Indigenous Counsellor

Our Counsellor provides students with confidential personal, social and academic support. 

Elizabeth Gray 
Phone: 905-575-1212 ext. 3892 
Email: elizabeth.gray1 [at] (elizabeth[dot]gray1[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca) 

Indigenous Student Services Coaches

Our coaches are available to assist students once they have confirmed their offer at Mohawk College. Coaches are able to provide information related to: 

  • Registering 
  • Bursaries 
  • Student Success Workshops 
  • Funding or navigating college processes and procedures Fennell Campus 

Fennell Campus:
Caroline Hill
T: 905-575-1212 x3750
E: caroline.hill1 [at] (caroline[dot]hill1[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)

Satellite Campuses:
Tanya Jacobs
T: 905-870-0306
E: tanya.jacobs [at] (tanya[dot]jacobs[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)

Indigenous Student Success & Retention Advisor

Our Indigenous Student Success and Retention Advisor is available to assist current students with managing their course load and that ensuring student supports are in place.  The ISSRA will advocate for students and provide connections with appropriate services within the College to promote student wellness and work to eliminate gaps and barriers. 

Kayla Jenkins
P: 905-575-1212 ext. 4206
E: kayla.jenkins [at] (kayla[dot]jenkins[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)

Indigenous Awareness Programmer

Our Indigenous Awareness Programmer provides and organizes a number of cultural awareness activities and workshop for our Indigenous Students to engage in including guest speakers, craft sessions, and Elder as a Resource. To connect with our programmer, learn about upcoming activities, or get involved.

Erika Corbiere
P: 365-227-0800
E: erika.corbiere [at] (erika[dot]corbiere[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)

Acting Manager, Indigenous Student Services 

Amanda has worked at Mohawk College within Indigenous Student Services (ISS) for over five years. In her current role as the Acting Manager of Indigenous Student Services, Amanda oversees the ISS team, Elder visits, cultural awareness activities, student success initiatives, and provides support and direction for the highly acclaimed Pathfinder: Indigenous Youth Program summer experience. Amanda is dedicated to student success and supporting Indigenous students throughout their educational journey. 

Amanda Aitchison 
T: 905-575-1212 ext. 4318  
E: amanda.aitchison2 [at] (amanda[dot]aitchison2[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)