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Board of Directors 2017-12-08T09:57:52-05:00

CPF BC & Yukon Board of Directors

Brief description of the board here.

Diane Tijman
Diane TijmanPresident
Diane has been involved in second language education for over thirty years as a French teacher and language coordinator in Richmond School District. She has served on the CASLT, BCATML and BCLCA, as secretary, vice-president and president, all with the focus on second language education.

Email: [email protected].

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Greer Cummings
Greer CummingsVice-President
Greer is an Ottawa native who moved west with her Montreal-born parents in 1987, planting the seeds of her interest in bridging and blending the cultural heritages of eastern and western Canada. She works to help promote and enhance the French second language experience of Canada’s youth as ambassadors of our future.

Email: [email protected].

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Andrea Calder
Andrea CalderTreasurer
Andrea wanted to be involved in her daughter’s education and CPF was a natural fit. She has been involved in many aspects of CPF on a chapter level. She looks forward to working on the Branch Board.
Email: [email protected]cpf.bc.ca
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Shawna Larade
Shawna LaradeSecretary
Shawna has been a member of CPF since 2011 when her oldest daughter started kindergarten. She has participated in the Cranbrook Fernie Chapter board as a Director, Secretary Treasurer and President and is committed to supporting our children in their learnings of French Canadian language and culture.
Email: [email protected]
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Marguerite Kuiack
Marguerite KuiackYukon Representative
Marguerite feels passionate about the value of second language education and accessibility for everyone and all four of her children have become bilingual through different avenues. Her hope is to share the Northern rural perspective.
Email: [email protected]
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Darian Pang
Darian PangYouth Director
Darian graduated from École Panorama Ridge in Surrey in 2012. For the next two years, she was CPF Surrey’s Youth Liaison. She is presently in enrolled in SFU Teacher Education’s Professional Development Program (French Module) and is currently doing a French Immersion teaching practicum in Surrey.
Email: [email protected]
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Cendra Beaton
Cendra BeatonDirector
Cendra has been a CPF volunteer, a member, and Chapter President in the Sooke School District since 2014. Having grown up bilingual, Cendra recognizes the ability that bilingualism brings to unite communities across Canada and break barriers by teaching cultural acceptance and social tolerance.
Email: [email protected]
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Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon: 2017-2018 Board Committees

Intro blurb

  • CPF BC & Yukon Teacher Award
    Committee Chair: Greer Cummings
    Members: Diane Tijman
  • Bouquet de Merci Award
    Committee Chair: Marguerite Kuiack
    Members: Shawna Larade
  • Nominations Committee
    Committee Chair: Greer Cummings
    Members: Cendra Beaton
  • Finance Committee
    Committee Chair: Andrea Calder
    Members: Greer Cummings
  • Bylaw & Policy Committee
    Committee Chair: Shawna Larade
    Members: Cendra Beaton, Diane Tijman
  • Writing Committee
    Committee Chair: Glyn Lewis
    Members: Cendra Beaton and Diane Tijman
  • Executive Director Performance Review
    Committee Chair: Marguerite Kuiack
    Members: Diane Tijman
  • French for the Future
    Cendra Beaton, Andrea Calder, Greer Cummings and Diane Tijman

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