Sashia joined the Treaty Commission in September 2012. She is Associate Director and supports with the management of the Process and Communications departments. In her role she facilitates treaty negotiations, manages and organizes forums and special projects including: First Nations governance initiatives, ratification processes, communications, community engagement, and capacity-development. She has assisted with complex facilitations, such as nation-to-nation engagement on First Nations overlap and shared territory discussions. Sashia works at the international level at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Rights and the Expert Mechanism on Rights of Indigenous Peoples, supporting the Expert Members and the Treaty Commission on matters related to the promotion and protecting of Indigenous rights and title, and implemention of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Sashia has over 15 years experience working with Indigenous communities in BC and is proud to be of mix heritage of Wet'suwet'en and Chinese from the community of Wiset, BC.
She holds a BA in political science with a concentration on First Nations studies from the University of British Columbia. Sashia is a Banff Forum member, and alumna of the Governor General's Canadian Leadership Conference. She has served on a variety of boards and committees, and currently serves as Chair of the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology Board of Governors.