Jordan Lachler is Director of the Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute (CILLDI). He brings in considerable experience from many years of close collaborative work with a range of indigenous language communities including Haida and Nakota, and is actively developing partnerships with Cree and other communities. Dr. Lachler leads overall project planning and management of CILLDI, and fosters an inclusive research and teaching environment where community involvement and feedback are ensured.