Michael Vegh, BEnv
June 12, 9:45 a.m.
Michael Vegh, of the Heiltsuk First Nation, is graduating with a bachelor of environment, concentrating in resource and environmental management. Passionate about working alongside Indigenous communities, he has received many awards for his work in these communities, most notably from the Irving K. Barber Society, New Relationship Trust, the Pacific Salmon Foundation, and SFU’s own Aboriginal Community Engagement Award. He is currently working as a wildlife technician for the Hakai Institute, a scientific research institution where he is advancing indigenous-led environmental management.