Our Staff

Principal Heidi Morehouse
Heidi Morehouse
principal@pacescanada.org

Principal, Home Education Facilitator

// Ecclesiastes 3: 11-13 // people matter // bake with my grandma’s recipes // mission tripper // farm girl living // always up for a spontaneous adventure // family game nights // lifelong learner // can’t pass by a piece of chocolate // kindness always //

Chris Dubyna
Chris Dubyna
chris.dubyna@pacescanada.org

Vice-Principal, Social Studies, Religious Studies, Home Education Facilitator

// Isaiah 41:10-20 // Spending time with my family // Backpacking // Rock climbing // Ice Climbing // Target Shooting // Riding my motorcycle // Bus driver at summer camp //

Myla Trenchuk
Myla Trenchuk
office@pacescanada.org

Administrative Assistant, Registrar

// child of God // family is everything // mama to 4 girls // wife to 1 // missionary kid // the world is my classroom // risk taker // people lover // food is the key to my heart // living life like I’m dying // photograph everything // Phil. 4.13 //

Corene Glover
Corene Glover
cglover@albertaadventist.ca

Treasurer

// adding machine enthusiast // 3 girls & a hubby // affinity for jigsaw puzzles // why do we have 3 chickens? // raspberry sherbert with magic shell chocolate // Matthew 11:28 // fair weather paddler // there’s no place like home // with Jesus in the vessel we can smile at the storm //

Lori MacDonald
Lori MacDonald
lori.macdonald@pacescanada.org

English, Social Studies, Religious Studies, CALM

// worshipper of the one true God // wife of Scott // wild about Eowynn and Eirik // whimsical word lover // writer with paint // wide open prairie wanderer // wildflower enthusiast // walker of Ripley // wishing for wings // Psalm 55:22 //

Chelsea Portillo
Chelsea Portillo
chelsea.portillo@pacescanada.org

Physics, Mathematics, Science, Foods, Work

// small town girl // terrified when traffic lights turn yellow // easily disguised in a group of students // self-proclaimed board game aficionado // thinks cereal is a food group of its own // gets temporarily lost in the abstract world of physics // tries, with little success, to keep up with student lingo // Phil 4:4 //

Kerry Sackett
Kerry Sackett
kerry.sackett@pacescanada.org

Grades K-3, Home Education Facilitator

// a gravel road voyager // lesson plan architect // hate dirty feet but often barefoot // attracted to the rain // surrounded by boys // lover of potatoes // professional car vocalist // Psalms 63:3 // gluten free culinary artist //

Mina Desjardins
Mina Desjardins
mina.desjardins@pacescanada.org

French, Religious Studies(4-6, 10-12), Home Education Facilitator

// It is well with my soul // master of frenglish // creation lover // God lover // family lover // introverted extrovert // free feet // will work for yarn, wood or fabric // three monkeys jumping on the bed // one chimp that took my heart // prayer, petition, praise // Phil 4:6-7 //

Kelly Briere
Kelly Briere
kelly.briere@pacescanada.org

Grades 4-6

// enjoys a good laugh with friends // aims to beat her husband in tennis one day // loves Jesus with all her heart // adores her two beautiful daughters and husband // has a passion for teaching children // appreciates authentic Mexican and Indian cuisine // plans to travel more with her husband to new and exciting places // loves chocolate! // Philippians 4:6-7 //

Danielle Rochford
Danielle Rochford
danielle.rochford@pacescanada.org

Grades 7-8, Photography, Home Education Facilitator

// small town girl living in a big city // kid at heart // lover of learning // frog obsessed // my boy and I together against the world // paint with light, sound, and acrylics // always up for a new challenge // Galatians 2:20 //

Tawnya Willing
Tawnya Willing
tawnya.willing@pacescanada.org

Biology, Chemistry, Science, Electives

// The heavens declare the glory of God – so do I // blinded with science // relentless learner // kindness is the greatest wisdom // love // never give up // make art with the pieces // adventure is worthwhile // SCUBA // my son is my pride // my daughter is my joy // my husband is my rock // foodie // wide open spaces // Psalm 19:1 //

Matthew Okimi
Matthew Okimi
matthew.okimi@pacescanada.org

Mathematics, Information Technology

// mathematically inclined technophile // saved and amazed by His Grace // Joshua 1:9 // riding boards keeps me from being bored // always down for outdoor adventure // fondness for photography (and also alliteration) // the world is an infinite stream of interesting places //