Satwinder Bains is a Professor at the University of the Fraser Valley and the Director of the Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies. Her research interests and expertise include India/Canada migration studies, diaspora studies and cross-cultural education. Satwinder has extensive experience in community development and has worked extensively with women, youth and families from the South Asian community. She is a consummate community advocate and volunteer and has assisted numerous community organizations to develop and grow.
She is currently serving in her appointment as a commissioner on the Agricultural Land Commission since 2014.
An Appointed Bencher since 2010, Satwinder is currently Chair of the Complainants’ Review Committee, Vice-Chair of the Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee and a member of the Credentials Committee, Executive Committee and Legal Services Regulatory Framework Task Force.