Federation of Independent School Associations
British Columbia

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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

President - Mr. Doug Lauson (CIS); Former Superintendent, Catholic Independent Schools Vancouver Archdiocese

Vice-President - Mr. Ed Noot (SCSBC); Executive Director, SCSBC

Secretary - Dr. Elizabeth Moore (ISABC); Executive Director, ISABC

Treasurer Mr. Harry Moes (AMG); President, AMG

Member at Large - Mr. Dave Neufeld (ACSIBC)

Board Members

ACSIBC - Mr. David Neufeld, Principal Mennonite Educational Institute Secondary School; Mr. Phil Hills, Director ACSIWC; Stuart Morris, Principal, Highroad Academy

AMG - Mr. Arnold Grimm, Principal Whistler Waldorf School;  Mr. Harry Moes, Principal Credo Christian High; Rabbi Don Pacht, Principal Vancouver Hebrew Academy; Mr. Lloyd Robinson (SDA), Education Superintendent SDA Schools; Ms. Corazon Pabo, Vice-Principal Khalsa School, Old Yale Campus

CIS - Mr. Shawn Chisholm, Principal St. Ann's Academy, Kamloops, BC; Ms. Bev Pulyk, Superintendent Catholic Independent Schools Diocese of Victoria; Mr. Doug Lauson, Former Superintendent Catholic Independent Schools Vancouver Archdiocese

ISABC - Mr. Phil Graham, CFO and Business Manager, Shawnigan Lake School; Dr. Elizabeth Moore, Executive Director ISABC; Ms. Maureen Steltman, Head of School, Fraser Academy

SCSBC - Mr. Charles de Jager, Lawyer; Mr. Ed Noot, Executive Director SCSBC; Mr. Dave Loewen, Superintendent, Surrey Christian School

FISA BC Executive Director

Dr. Peter Froese

FISA BC Executive Assistant

Ms. Magda Hogewoning

FISA BC Office Assistant

Ms. Gina Lozano

 

Past Board Officers

FISA BC PRESIDENTS

Mr. Ned Larsen ISABC 1966
Mr. Douglas Harker ISABC 1967
Mr. Gerry Ensing SCSBC 1968
Mr. John Waller CIS 1969 - 1972, 1975 - 1977
Mr. Case Pel SCSBC 1973 - 1974, 1978 - 1979, 1981 - 1982
Mrs. Molly Boucher CIS 1980 - 1981
Mr. Wally Sawatzky AMG 1983 - 1988
Mr. Mike van Adrichem CIS 1989 - 1994
Mr. Al Blesch CIS 1995 - 2001
Mr. Lee Hollaar SCSBC 2002 - 2003
Mr. Doug Lauson CIS 2003 - present

FISA VICE-PRESIDENTS

Mr. John Busch CIS 1966 - 1967
Mr. Douglas Harker ISABC 1968 - 1970
Mr. Carey Creek ISABC 1971
Mr. Case Pel SCSBC 1972, 1977, 1980
Mr. Jake Friesen AMG 1973 - 1976
Mrs. Molly Boucher CIS 1978 - 1979, 1981 - 1982, 1983
Mr. Bill Birkett CIS 1983, 1984 - 1986
Mr. Ray de Souza CIS 1987
Mr. Mike van Adrichem CIS 1988
Mr. Lee Hollaar SCSBC 1989 - 2001
Mr. Doug Lauson CIS 2002 - 2003
Mr. Henry Contant SCSBC 2003 - 2013
Dr. Elizabeth Moore ISABC 2013 - present

FISA TREASURERS

Mr. Walter van der Kamp AMG 1966 - 1969, 1972
Mr. Case Pel SCSBC 1970 - 1971, 1975 - 1976
Mrs. Rita Waenink CIS 1973 - 1974
Mr. Alan Brown ISABC 1977, 1980
Miss Rosalind Addison ISABC 1978 - 1979, 1981 - 1983
Mrs. Rouviere Ritson ISABC 1984 - 1986
Mr. Peter Vanderpol AMG 1987 - 1993
Mr. Ray Sutton AMG 1998 - 2003
Mr. Ray Sutton ACSIBC 2004 - 2014

Mr. Ed Noot SCSBC 2014 - present

FISA SECRETARIES

Mr. Gerry Ensing SCSBC 1966 - 1967
Mr. John Busch CIS 1968
Mr. Case Pel SCSBC 1969
Mr. Walter van der Kamp AMG 1970 - 1971
Mr. Jake Friesen AMG 1972, 1977 - 1979
Mr. Gerry Field CIS 1976 - 1977
Mr. Peter Vanderpol AMG 1980
Mr. Wally Sawatzky AMG 1981 - 1982
Mr. John Vegt SCSBC 1983 - 1986
Mrs. Rouviere Ritson ISABC 1987 - 1989
Mr. Graham Baldwin ISABC 1990 - 1991, 1993 - 1998
Mrs. Jan Bryant AMG 1992
Mr. Jack Rose ISABC 1999
Mr. Nigel Toy ISABC 2000 - 2002
Mr. Simon Bruce-Lockhart ISABC 2003
Mrs. Barbara Emmerson ISABC 2004 - 2005
Ms. Marjorie Maclean AMG 2006 - 2008
Rabbi Don Pacht AMG 2009 - 2014

Mr. Harry Moes AMG 2014 - present

MEMBER AT LARGE

Mr. Ed Vanderboom AMG 2004 - 2005
Mr. Hugh Burke ISABC 2006 - 2007
Mr. Robin Hinnell ISABC 2007 - 2011
Dr. Elizabeth Moore ISABC 2011 - 2013
Mr. Ed Noot SCSBC 2013 - 2014

Mr. Dave Neufeld ACSIBC 2014 - present

Quick Facts

According to a survey of FISA BC schools in 2010-2011, approximately 15% of students in independent schools receive some form of learning assistance, modification, or adaptation.