Communications Officer

June Kaminski

RN, BSN, MSN, PhD(c)
June Kaminski


June has mixed settler and Indigenous maternal blood ties to the Ketegaunseebee Anishnabai, Garden River First Nation, Northern Ontario. She was raised in a rural village and taught from a young age to respect and work in synergy with the Earth. June lives in West Vancouver, British Columbia with her family.

“I wish to acknowledge that I live, work, and play on the traditional unceded lands of the Coast Salish People, in particular, the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam First Nations who have been on this sacred land for thousands of years”.


June received her BSN and MSN in Nursing at the University of British Columbia. She is currently completing her PhD in the Faculty of Education, Curriculum and Pedagogy Studies at UBC with a focus on eLearning and nursing informatics in education.


June has served as nursing faculty at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) since 1989 and is currently Program Chair in the hybrid BSN-Advanced Entry Program. In June 2016, June was the 2016 Winner of the KPU Distinguished Teaching Award. She is also a Research Coordinator for Arthritis Research Canada, working on two projects related to First Nations people living with arthritis. She is Editor in Chief of the Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, and the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics. As well she is a principal investigator of a research study that looks at Nutrigenomics and Virtual Environments in Emerging Adults. June offers resources and courses in Nursing informatics from her site, Nursing Informatics Learning Center at


June actively encourages nurses to become ecologically literate and proactive in protecting the health of all Canadians and the planet. She is also very dedicated to supporting Self Governance in First Nations, Inuit, and Metis health and education and supports this through various sites, including First Nations Pedagogy Online at