WHO WE ARE

Kamloops Cariboo Regional Immigrant Society (KIS) is a non-profit registered society and charity based in Kamloops, British Columbia. The Society provides essential programs and inter-cultural services to immigrants, migrants and refugees in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District to promote their successful integration into Canadian society.

KIS’ Mandate and Mission is to:

  • Deliver programs and services designed to advance immigrants, migrants, refugees, visible minorities, first-generation Canadians and their families in becoming full and equal members of Canadian society.
  • Advocate for immigration, settlement, integration and multicultural issues on a local, regional and national scale.
  • Take actions to eliminate racism against immigrants and visible minorities.
  • Raise awareness on the importance of immigration, multiculturalism and diversity in Canadian society.
  • Promote respect and understanding in the elimination of barriers and challenges faced by immigrants, migrants, refugees and minorities.

Board of Directors

  • President: David Cruz
  • Vice President:
  • Secretary:
  • Treasurer: Satwinder Paul
  • Board Members: Ambo Dhaliwal, Volker (Wally) Kloubek, Dilip Kumar Maurya, Eva Bechtel, Angus Duff, Tesh Dagne