I completed my BEd in 2006 and started my first teaching position under a ministerial letter of authority in some of the northernmost communities in Alberta (Fox Lake and Fort Vermillion), we then moved down to a beautifully tiny farming town (Foremost) and finally, as my family started to grow, I came back home to Pineridge in Calgary. I am a middle school Math, Science, Social Studies and options teacher and recently completed a Master Degree in Leadership.
Surrounded by Family
My husband of almost 23 years and I have two beautiful children. My daughter is 14 (about to embark on her journey into high school) and my son 6 (in grade 1/2). While we had the option to work anywhere in the country, we chose to come back to where our families live. I have always considered North East Calgary to be my home and have many relationships within the community through hockey, and our Community Association that keep me actively engaged outside of my Association work.
Committees, Councils and leadership positions
- Calgary Stampede Agriculture Committee
- Council of School Representatives (with Prairie Rose Local 2 and Rocky View Local 35)
- CTS Speciality Council member
- Annual Representatives Assembly Local 35 Delegate
- Economic Policy Local 35 Committee
- Advisory Local 35 Committee
- Diversity Equity and Human Rights Local 35 Committee Chair and Committee Member
- Diversity Equity and Human Rights Provincial Committee
- Middle Years Speciality Council member
- Pineridge Community Association Director
- PowerSchool Lead Meadowbrook Middle
- Palliser Convention Board
- Professional Development Local 35 School Representative
- Teacher Welfare Local 35 Committee
Elected to Negotiating Sub Committee within Teacher Welfare Committee
Supporting Political Engagement
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We respectfully acknowledge that we have members located on Treaty 4, 6, 7, 8 and 10 territories—the travelling route, gathering place and meeting grounds for Indigenous Peoples, including the Siksikaitsitapi, comprised of the Siksika, Kainai, Piikani, Amskiapi Piikani First Nations; the Tsuut’ina First Nation; and the Iyarhe Nakoda, including the Chiniki, Bearspaw and Goodstoney First Nations; and the Nehiyaw, Denesųłıné, Dene-Tha, Dane-Zaa, Nakota Sioux, Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, Métis Otipemisiwak and Esikisimu Nunangat, whose histories, languages, cultures and traditions continue to influence our vibrant community. We are grateful for the traditional Knowledge Keepers and Elders who are still with us today and those who have gone before us. We recognize the land as an act of reconciliation and gratitude to those whose territory we reside on or are visiting.