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Angus Wilson

Superintendent

Email: angus.wilson@mpsd.ca

BIO
Angus has worked in education for 25 years, first as a teacher, vice principal, and principal, at both the elementary and secondary levels, before becoming a Superintendent in 2008. Formerly in northern BC, Angus has overseen Mission Public Schools since 2016.


Corien Becker, BComm, CPA, CGA

Secretary-Treasurer​

Email: corien.becker@mpsd.ca

BIO
Corien has worked for 30+ years in the public sector: 25 years with 5 local governments as an accountant, chief financial officer, and chief administrative officer, and has been the Secretary Treasurer for Mission Public Schools since June 2016.


Karen Alvarez


Assistant Superintendent

Email: karen.alvarez@mpsd.ca

BIO
Karen has been an educator in public schools for 27 years, including two years as faculty associate at Simon Fraser University. She has worked in district level administration since 2014, first as a District Principal of curriculum in Surrey and has now been with Mission Public Schools since 2019 as Assistant Superintendent.


Carolynn Schmor

Director of Instruction, Student Services

Email: carolynn.schmor@mpsd.ca​

BIO
Carolynn has 20+ years of working as an educator in the public-school setting: 8 years teaching and 15 in administration K-12, including District Principal for Indigenous Education, and almost 5 years as the Director of Instruction, Student Services, for Mission Public Schools.



Tina Phelps

Director of Instruction, Human Resources

Email: tina.phelps@mpsd.ca

BIO
Tina has worked in public school districts for 30 years as a high school teacher, elementary and secondary school administrator and the past 3 years as Director of Instruction- Human Resources. She has been with MPSD for 18 years.

Derek Welsh, CPA, CGA

Director of Finance

Email: derek.welsh@mpsd.ca

BIO
Derek has served as the Assistant Secretary Treasurer for Mission Public Schools for 9 years, preceded by various senior accounting roles in the private sector.


Dana MacLean

Director of Operations

Email: dana.maclean@mpsd.ca​

BIO
Dana has worked with MPSD since 2021 and has previously worked for the Surrey School District.

​Vivian Searwar

District Principal of Indigenous Education

Email: vivian.searwar@mpsd.ca

BIO
Vivian is of Cree/Métis ancestry and of settler heritage from Meskanaw, Saskatchewan. She is a member of Muskoday First Nation. Vivian has been an educator since 1991 and an advocate for Indigenous learners and families and Indigenous curriculum and education. She started her SD75 teaching career in 1998 as a French Immersion teacher, advanced to the Vice-Principal of Hatzic Elementary, and since 2018, has worked at the Siwal Si’wes Indigenous Department.

Colleen Hannah

District Principal/Director of International Education and English Language Learners Programs

Email: colleen.hannah@mpsd.ca​

BIO
Colleen has lived in the Fraser Valley most of her life. She has taught elementary through to high school. Colleen started teaching in 1997 in Parksville and came to Mission in 2004, where she has been both a school-based and District Principal. Colleen has been promoting interculturalization and globalization as vital components of British Columbia's world class education system to increase all students' success by honouring and promoting a positive diverse student population throughout our schools.

Beth-Anne Cullen

District Principal of Student Services

Email: beth-anne.cullen@mpsd.ca​

BIO
Beth-Anne has been in the education sector for 21 years. She taught high school science (mainly biology and chemistry) for 10 years. She then moved into administration and worked as a Vice-Principal at the high school level and Principal at the Elementary level.​​

Karen Gré​aux

District Principal of Early Learning

Email: karen.greaux@mpsd.ca​

BIO
Karen has been an educator since 1992 in both the Surrey and Mission school districts as an Elementary teacher and administrator at the Elementary, Middle and District levels.
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​Jodi Marshall, Manager of Transportation​
Aleksandra Crescenzo, Communications Coordinator and Executive Assistant, Office of Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent
Ilona Schmidt, Executive Assistant, Secretary-Treasurer and the Board of Education
​Chris Murray, Executive Assistant, Student Services