Pacific Academy | A Jr.K-12 Pentecostal Christian school in Surrey, B.C.

School Wide Staff

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Our entire staff is listed here by school. To explore the individual people behind the Pacific Academy vision and mission, please feel free to look here.

Primary School Teachers

Tim Barks PS Principal
Lila Bacon Learning Support Coordinator
Karen Ball Kindergarten Teacher
Karen Barkowsky Grade 2 Teacher
Jane Barr Junior Kindergarten Instructor
Karen Breedveld Grade 2 Teacher
Milli Caswell Dance Teacher
Lauren De Groot Grade 1 Teacher
Dianne Dueck Grade 1 Teacher
Gillian Hamm Instructional Coach
Joanne Kang Junior Kindergarten Instructor
Kathy Kelbert Music Teacher
Jenny Kim Kindergarten Teacher
Linda Kristjansson Grade 2 Teacher
Kristina Marshall Grade 1 Teacher
Jennifer McLean PE Teacher
Cathy Morandini Kindergarten Teacher
Teresa Ogbes Grade 1 Teacher
Charleen Schmaling Grade 2 Teacher
Joy Stonely Learning Support
Rebecca Townsend Kindergarten Teacher
Nanci Voeuk Kindergarten Teacher

Primary School Support Staff

Penny Aalhus EA
Barbra-Ann Ball EA
Joanne Bertolini EA/Library Assistant   
Bonita Chan EA
Sylvia Cho EA
Michelle Daase EA
Jean Greenan Lunchtime Supervisor
Sue Halabourda EA
Amanda Hansen Admin Assistant
Lin Harris Librarian
Kelly Hayashida Library Assistant
Connie Johannessen EA
Vanessa Kirk EA
Natasha Maitland EA
Mary Ellen Moore EA
Myrna Rempel School Counselor
Laurie Schneider EA
Leslie Shankland EA
Nicole Stewart EA
Joanne Townsend EA
Debbie Veronesi EA
Ann Wirtz EA
Cara Wirtz EA

Intermediate School Teachers

Grant Wirtz Principal
Nancy Bakken Grade 5 Teacher
Diane Brown Grade 5 Teacher
Megan Churchill-Browne Grade 5 Teacher
Alexandra Connor Grade 5 Teacher
Rachel Goshulak Grade 3 Teacher
Randy Hall PE Teacher
Gillian Hamm Instructional Coach
Glenda Hiebert Grade 5 Teacher
Juliet Hiller Grade 4 Teacher
Arlene Paluch Grade 4 Teacher
Rachel Poon Grade 3 Teacher
Sheila Sanadh Grade 4 Teacher
Carol Skolsky Learning Support Coordinator
Christine Spoelstra Music Teacher
Lynn Teefel Grade 4 Teacher
Melinda Tegart Grade 4 Teacher
Vitally Ufimtseff Grade 3 Teacher
Gail West Grade 3 Teacher

Intermediate School Support Staff

Trisha Aristizabal EA
Louise Fevang Admin Assistant
Evelyn Ford IS Computer Lab Coordinator
Laura Harris EA
Kelly Hayashida Library Assistant
Donaleisa Leavers EA
Frances Lu EA
Cally Petersen EA
Myrna Rempel School Counselor
Victoria Thomas EA
Denise Van Dijk EA
Joyce Warkentin EA
Carol Willie EA
Donna Willis EA
Susanne Wilson EA

Middle School Teachers

David Ludlow MS Principal
Paula Bath Learning Support Coordinator
Rick Bath Vice Principal
Kim Blackaby Grade 7 Teacher
Tim Cavey Grade 8 Teacher
Susie Clemyck Grade 6 Teacher
Carina Drisner French Teacher
Riley Dueck Grade 6 Teacher
Lisa Edwardson Grade 8 Teacher
Angela Fuellbrandt Grade 7 Teacher
Hellen Gutierrez Grade 8 Teacher
Aaron Hardie Music Teacher
Kathy Holmes Instructional Coach
Chelsea Johannesson Grade 8 Teacher
Kelly Koch Grade 7 Teacher
Brittany Korver Grade 6 Teacher
Theone Kuebler Grade 6 Teacher
Jordan Mayer Grade 7 Teacher
Paula Pelley Grade 7 Teacher
Sue U-Ming Grade 7 Teacher
Jody Wandzura Athletic Director

Middle School Support Staff

Gina Amos EA
Susan Bates Admin Assistant
Michelle Brady EA
Deanna Carter MS Computer Coordinator
Kerry Chifan EA
Justin Cho EA
Lorilee Clunas EA
Bahram Daipour EA
Jan Hamilton EA
Irene Hannestad EA
Lin Harris Librarian
Kelly Hayashida Library Assistant
Ashton Kelbert EA
Kalicia Kelbert EA
Emily Kliewer EA
Jodie Knapp EA
Myrna Rempel School Counselor
Charyse Seidel EA
Joanne Smyrski EA

High School Teachers

Kevin Kraushar Principal/IB Physics
Thomas Allen Drama/Social Studies/CP
Joel Ashbee Humanities
Alanna Banta Media/Humanities
Ruth Blois Learning Support Coordinator
Tiffany Chang PE/Science
Margrit Daipour French/Psychology
Trevor Dmitruk Athletic Director
Ken Drisner Director of Outreach/Humanities
Ervin Dueck English/IB English
Werner Engler English
Nimmi Erasmus Culinary Arts
Max Goldman Physics/Math
Scott Knapp Science/Economics/IB Biology
Michelle Krenzler Math
Andy Kuo Art
Melanie Laurie Career Education Coordinator
Jeff Lee Math/Physics/IB Physics
Ron Maitland English/Social Studies
David McFarland Social Studies/IB History/CP
Andrea Mills English/IB English
Quentin Paras Music
Veeran Ramdin Science/IB Chemistry
Angela Richards Vice Principal/Math/IB Math
Rick Rolleman Media/Management Innovation
Dave Rosborough Choir/IB Biology/IB Coordinator
Robert Stevenson Science
David Stonely IB Chemistry/Science
Rob Teasdale Instructional Coach/Summit/Social Studies
Laurie Teasdale Guidance Counselor
Sylvia Tymos Modern Languages
Chris Wandzura CP/Chapel Coordinator
Lizabee Wickett Humanities
Pamela Williams Math/IB Math
Marni Wright Modern Languages

High School Support Staff

Gail Armitage Instructor
Bea Choi EA
Josiah Corbett EA
Jan Dirks Coordinator of International Education
Margret Elsasser EA
Stacey-Ann Gregg EA
Josh Hamm EA
Joyce Hedlin EA
Sarah Khong EA
Kristen Martin HS Receptionist & Administrative Assistant
Nathaniel Miles Media EA
Tolu Ojo Athletics/PACE Coordinator
Julie Parkinson EA
Myrna Rempel School Counselor
Sharon Scott Registrar
Sherri Smith Student Services-IB Admin Assistant

Accounting Staff

Yoko Chan Payroll
Lydia Chen Accounting Manager
Rea Dann Accounts Payable
Vanessa Tran Accounts Receivable


Perfect Fit

Pacific Academy has been the perfect fit for our son, Samuel. They have used a positive and nurturing approach that has met his unique learning needs, and he has thrived in this wonderful environment. His enthusiasm towards academics and belief that he can succeed can only be attributed to the experience and child specific planning on behalf of the staff. They include the parents in the planning process as well, so that we are a team working together, and we have achieved results that we never thought possible for our son.

-Jann Hall
Mother of three students, one with a learning disability