2023 BCPVPA Elections

Dr. Shannon Behan (SD 47 Powell River) is the successful candidate for President-Elect in balloting which concluded May 18. Shannon will take on the role of President-Elect beginning July 1, 2023 and will assume the role of President July 1, 2024. 

New Directors of the Board were elected by BCPVPA members in balloting that concluded May 25. The five successful Directors of the Board for two-year terms 2023-2025 are:

(in alphabetical order by last name)

  • Jackie Borosa, Vice-Principal, SD68 (Nanaimo-Ladysmith)
  • Darren Danyluk, District Principal, SD6 (Rocky Mountain)
  • Renee Hislop, Principal, SD62 (Sooke)
  • Sanj Johal, Principal, SD 44 (North Vancouver)
  • Tina Pierik, Principal, SD61 (Victoria)

These Directors will join the following 2022-2024 Directors on the BCPVPA Board, beginning July 1, 2023:

  • Brian Leonard, SD43 (Coquitlam) – President
  • Dr. Shannon Behan, SD47 (Powell River) – President-Elect
  • Heidi Grant, SD91 (Nechako Lakes)
  • Sid Jawanda, SD57 (Prince George)
  • Paul Marsden, SD36 (Surrey)
  • Navshina Savory, SD38 (Richmond)
  • Tara Zielinski, SD45 (West Vancouver)

Meet the 2022-2023 Board


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