New principals in Coquitlam district schools

New administrators hired to fill key posts in elementary, middle and secondary schools, some coming from Burnaby, Vancouver districts

Dozens of new administrative appointments have been made as School District 43 organizes schools for the fall semester, with new hires from other districts to fill key spots.

The following list of administrative appointments was released earlier this week. The list includes:

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• Shannon Bain moves from teacher at Meadowbrook elementary to vice-principal Aspenwood elementary.

• Michael Bird moves from teacher, Leigh elementary to v-p Glen elementary.

• Colleen Castonguay moves from teacher, Maillard middle, to v-p at Walton elementary.

• Elspeth Anjos moves from v-p Como Lake middle to acting principal, Birchland elementary.

• Tamara Banks moves from principal at Hampton Park to principal at Nestor.

• Pamela Becker moves from v-p at Riverside secondary to principal at Blakeburn.

• Chris Hunter moves from v-p at Banting middle to principal at Parkland.

• Mike Parkins moves from v-p Gleneagle secondary to principal at Hampton Park.

• Sean Della Vedova moves from principal International Education to principal Pinetree Way elementary.


• Morgan Breden moves from her job as teacher in Vancouver School District to v-p at Eagle Mountain middle.

• Rick Dhaliwal moves from teacher at Summit middle to v-p Citadel.

• Kathryn Jung moves from v-p at Citadel to the same position at Moody.

• Genevieve McMahon moves from teacher, Como Lake middle to v-p, Banting middle.

• Sandi Lauzon moves from v-p, Burnaby school district to v-p Minnekhada middle.

• Dan Wyper moves from teacher, Vancouver school district to v-p Como Lake middle.


• Leann Buteau moves from v-p at Dr. Charles Best secondary to the same job at Riverside.

• Michael Chan moves from v-p Banting to v-p Gleneagle.

• Kim Cuellar moves from v-p at LINC to v-p at Gleneagle.

• Jason Giles moves from v-p Aspenwood elementary to v-p Riverside secondary.

• Benjamin King moves from v-p, Vancouver school district to v-p Centennial secondary (effective Sept. 11).

• Sharon McKay moves from v-p Minnekhada middle to v-p Dr. Charles Best secondary.

• David Mushens moves from v-p in Burnaby School District to v-p at LINC.

• Judith Payne moves from v-p Glen elementary to v-p Pinetree secondary.

• Manjit Rai moves from teacher, Burnaby school district to v-p Heritage Woods secondary.

• Brent Taylor moves from teacher, Vancouver school district to v-p Port Moody secondary.

• Damian Wilman moves from v-p Vancouver school district to v-p Centennial secondary.

As well:

• Jason Hewlett moves from principal, Pinetree Way elementary to district principal, human resources.

• Gayle Bedard moves to district principal Aboriginal education.

• Geoffrey Johnston moves from acting principal to principal with international education while Jean Wong moves from international ed. acting v-p to v-p.

• Anita Young moves from her secondment as v-p, learning services to v-p at Dr. Charles Best secondary.

• Andrea McComb has been seconded to principal of learning services from her post as principal at Blakeburn elementary.

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