PHEBC Executive

Who we are

We are a group of dedicated teacher volunteers whose goals are to provide professional learning opportunities, assist with resource recommendations and development, and develop a network of physical and health educators in BC.

Executive committee members are involved in the planning, organization, and  implementation of many professional learning resources and opportunities, such as:

  • the annual BC Provincial Specialist Association Pro D  Conference  
  • workshops 
  • webinars
  • meetings & communication at local, provincial and national level
  • member newsletter 
  • social media updates on Twitter and Facebook
  • resource review and recommendations
  • support for teachers

Lisa Manzini


SD#48 – Sea to Sky

Lisa is a passionate physical and health educator who has served as President since 2015. She has worked on many collaborative teams and has presented workshops provincially and nationally, always with the goal of improving the quality of physical and health education in BC and Canada.  Lisa enjoys sharing her knowledge and passion for PHE with colleagues and students, and believes connection is the key to learning.   Lisa has taught elementary PE in Squamish for the past 24 years.


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Josh ogilvie


SD#68 – Nanaimo

Josh brings over 18 years of experience to the president’s role and Executive Committee as a PHE teacher and department head. He has a tremendous passion for all things related to meaningful and purposeful teaching and learning experiences in PHE for teachers and students. Josh has a deep knowledge and understanding of the PHE curriculum, having served as a writing team member and the team leader for the K-12 PHE curriculum.


Chad Oatway

Second Vice-President 

SD# 40 – New Westminster

Chad joins PHE BC with a wealth of experience at the secondary and middle school levels, while specializing in Physical and Health Education and Leadership.  He is passionate about developing physical literacy and health education in the New Westminster district and in the province.   Chad teaches at Fraser River Middle School and loves being active with his family in the great outdoors, coaching his children, and being involved in athletics and sport.


Alexandra Inglis


SD#73 – Kamloops

Alexandra is a Physical and Health Education teacher and the current After-School Program Coordinator for SD 73. Her objective is to enhance children’s lifelong well-being through creative, arts, sports, and physical activity. She joins PHEBC for a second year in her role as Treasurer. Alexandra is passionate about movement, and she enjoys spending her free time outside with her family.  


Jenny Mitchell


SD #71 – Okanagan-Skaha

Jenny is a Physical and Health Education teacher at Summerland Secondary School.  She is also the district Health Promoting Schools Coordinator where she supports health across multiple school communities. In her spare time she loves to be active outdoors with her family exploring the mountains of foot, bike and skis!


Lynn Dawson


SD #39 – Vancouver

Lynn discovered the amazing benefits of developing a Professional Learning Network through social media and the value of connecting with like-minded teachers. She loves to get the word out about the latest happenings in the world of Health and PE. She brings 23 years of teaching experience to PHE BC and currently teaches K-6 PE at Henry Hudson Elementary in Vancouver.