Service to the Community

School System

  • Professional Programs Representative, District Liaison Meetings with Surrey School District, Coquitlam School District and Burnaby School District (2007–present)
  • Advisor, Douglas College on the development of the Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching (2004)
  • Advisor, Douglas College on the design and implementation of the post-degree diploma in physical education
  • Member, First Nations Education Steering Committee, BC (2000–2004)
  • Faculty Representative, BC College of Teachers (1998–2004) Acceptable Degrees Committee; Ongoing Collaborative Review; Forum Planning Committee.
  • Researcher, Confederation Park Elementary School, Burnaby School district on project: "Promoting Children's Well-Being Through Playground Activity."
  • Curriculum Advisor, Physical Education K-7 Integrated Resource Package, British Columbia Ministry of Education (1995)
  • Member, BC Teacher Supply and Demand Committee (1997–2004, 2007–2010)
  • External Consultant, PE Curriculum Revision Committee, Ministry of Education, Province of B.C. (1994)
  • Faculty Representative, three day working session entitled Defining the Provincial Curriculum, Curriculum Development Branch of the Ministry of Education, Province of B.C. (January 11–13, 1993)
  • Playground Consultant, Parent Advisory Council, Osoyoos Elementary School (1992)
  • Guest Speaker, Parent Advisory Council Meeting, Osoyoos Elementary School (1992)
  • Member, Advisory Panel for Intermediate (Program) Response Committee, Ministry of Education, Province of B.C. (March 14–15, May 1–2, 1991)
  • State Review Panelist, Board of Secondary School Studies, Queensland Department of Education (1985)
  • Member, Board of Secondary School Studies Subject Advisory Committee for Health and Physical Education, Queensland Department of Education (1984)

International Community

  • Developed and oversaw an international student exchange program between the Alaska Highway Consortium on Teacher Education (AHCOTE) and Sam Sharpe Teachers College in Jamaica ($500,000 bursary and operations budget).