Our Team

Edvance
Staff

Deani Van Pelt
PhD, OCT
President

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Justin Cook 
MA (cand.), OCT
Director of Learning

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Ian Timmerman 
MEd
Director of School Services

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Marianne Vangoor
BA, BEd, CSPC
Director of Leadership

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Yvonne Weaver
CPA, CA
Director of Finance

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Audrey Roorda
CPA, CMA
Financial Services Administrator

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Sarah Burt
Director of Marketing & Operations

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Victoria Kooy
Marketing Assistant

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Dianke Coetzer
Office Assistant

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Sara Pot
BEd
Communities of Belonging Liaison

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Richard Van Egmond
BA, BEd, MTS, OCT,
Co-Operative Education Specialist AQ

OYAP Project Leader

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Cohort
Leaders

Tim Bentum
Bluewater

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Rod Berg
North Toronto

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Rita Bergsma
Seaway Valley

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John De Boer
High School

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Kevin Huinink
Lower Grand

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Paul Marcus
Durham

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George Petrusma
South Toronto

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John Van Pelt
Upper Grand

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Edvance
Board

Lisa Conlin
Chair

Al Bakker
Vice Chair

Dr. Mary Ashun
Board Member

Daniel Jovin
Board Member

Freda Kennedy
Board Member

Jeff Kennedy
Board Member