Staff

Dr. Rosalin Miles

Dr. Rosalin Miles is Nlha7kápmx and a member of Lytton First Nation, BC. She completed her Education, Doctoral Degree, Curriculum and Instruction, major Exercise Science, and her Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management at the University of Central Florida. She completed her Master’s degree in Human Kinetics, specializing in Coaching Science, at UBC, her BA degree, Physical Education major, at Trinity Western University, and a diploma in Ph. Ed. at Langara Community College. Overall, Dr. Miles has a combined 24 years of experience working in the sports, fitness, education and health field in a variety of disciplines as a division one level NCAA level coach, registered kinesiologist, active release therapist, college and university instructor, research writer, awarded certified strength and conditioning specialist, and as a national level athlete. She has trained and developed Olympic and National level athletes, and has motivated the general population to achieve their personal goals. She currently works as a consultant in the Aboriginal community.

 

Melody Young

Melody is APACC's Executive Assistant and Conference & Events Coordinator. She is Cree-Ojibway from the Opaskwayak Cree Nation in the Pas, Manitoba. Originally from Winnipeg, Melody moved to Vancouver as a child for her mother to attend university. She graduated high school in 2008 making her the first in her family to do so. Melody also attended some trade schools after high school, including New Image College of Fine Arts, where she graduated with Honours. Since then her focus has been more towards health and wellness in our Aboriginal communities. As a young Aboriginal woman who was raised in a cultural environment she understands the issues facing our communities and the importance of wellness in all aspects of life. Melody has been with APACC since its founding in 2011 and has since been the coordinator for our events including our Biggest Loser Health and Fitness Challenge, 5km Races, National Aboriginal Physical Activity Conference, grant program and is our general office administrator. She is very thankful and excited to be doing work that benefits our communities.