The APA’s executive team includes:
Co-ChairKelly, her husband Matthew, and their son Alexander (JK4) have been part of the Aspengrove Community for the past year and a half. She is a Strategic Planner and is co-owner of a technology company that focuses on leveraging technology to create innovative solutions. Kelly believes strongly in the power of education and life-long learning, and enjoyed participating on the Aspengrove Strategic Planning Committee last year as well as taking part in various class activities.
Co-ChairSarah, her husband Sat, and their children, Aurora (Kindergarten) and Jai (JK3) moved to Nanaimo and became a part of the Aspengrove community one year ago. Sarah is a Certified Financial Planner professional, specializing in financial literacy, who is currently focusing on her role as family CEO. She is excited to be a part of the Aspengrove Parents’ Association as it seeks to further strengthen Aspengrove’s excellent sense of community and commitment to the spirit of inquiry.
Volunteer CoordinatorAileen and her husband Sean have been involved since Aspengrove School’s inception, as one of the founding families. Their children are currently in grade 8 (Megan), grade 6 (Nicole) and grade 4 (Daniel). Aileen practices dentistry at the Lantzville Dental Clinic, has lived on Vancouver Island for over 21 years from Edmonton, Alberta, and has enjoyed volunteering at the school as well as at her children’s many extracurricular activities.
SecretaryGenevre and her husband Craig have been part of the Aspengrove community for the past four years. Their son Tyce is now in Grade 1. Genevre’s educational background is in journalism; however, she switched careers a few years ago and is happy making dogs beautiful at a local dog grooming salon. Genevre looks forward to participating in all the Aspengrove clubs and activities as her son grows.
School LiasonElisabeth Reay oversees Aspengrove’s admissions process for the school. She leads parents on tours, answers their questions and works to heighten awareness of Aspengrove School to both the local and worldwide communities. Ms. Reay comes to Aspengrove with more than 20 years of experience in administration and customer service in the legal and insurance sectors.
Jane has been part of the Aspengrove community for 11 years. Currently her grandchildren are in Grade 6 (Teddy), Grade 2 (Brittannia) and Kindergarten (Mariah). Being retired, she can give more time when needed. In the past she helped with the Book Fair, used uniform locker, and transporting players to games and cheering them on. Volunteering is rewarding!
Calendar of Events
Opportunities for parents to get involved in helping the school
|APA Volunteer Sub-Committee||Ongoing|
|Library Assistance||Wednesday & Thursday mornings – ongoing|
|Lost & Found – Once a week||Once a week – ongoing|
|Hot Lunches – Once a month||Once a month – ongoing|
|AGS Musical: The Addams Family||Ongoing til April|
|DP Visual Arts Exhibition||April 3, 4|
|Intercultural Day||April 20|
|Photo Day||April 23|
|MYP Arts Evening||May 15|
|Graduation Photos||May 23|
|AGS Fun Run||May 26|
See the full AGS Calendar online.