Dayna Hillier

Dayna Hillier (née Slusar) is the Research and Executive Assistant to our Executive Vice President, Ray Pennings. Originally from Langley, British Columbia, Dayna has a BA in Media & Communications from Trinity Western University and is a graduate of the Laurentian Leadership Centre.

Bio last updated October 25th, 2022.

Dayna Hillier

Articles by Dayna Hillier

  • An Image of Freedom

    Convivium contributor Dayna Slusar talks to the founder of Free To Be about helping young people understand their bodies are gifts from God, not dependent on social media judgements

    Convivium: The Free to Be Talks social media pages continue to promote ideas and conversations around having a positive body image and how that contributes to confidence and developing leadership skills Convivium: In reaching for that perception of ourselves as whole people, how can the church begin...

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  • Home Movies

    At screenings of two seemingly very different movies, writer Dayna Slusar finds commonality in their evocation of home, and ponders the word’s enduring power for a culture increasingly lost in its hopeless little screens.

    Technology today gives us a much further reach than either of these two could dream of, but does that make us more connected? Do we not long for home in the same tangible way as Saroo and Ellis do? Saroo spent several months on this search to find his home; Ellis cried herself to sleep on many night...

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