About

PHE BC 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 members are involved in the  planning, organization, execution, and follow-up of the following activities:

  • Annual Provincial Conference at Douglas College 
  • 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

JOSH OGILVIE

President

President

SD#41 – Burnaby

Josh joins the PHE BC Executive this year as a PHE teacher and department head at Burnaby South Secondary School. He brings over 17 years of teaching experience to the role as well as a deep knowledge and understanding of the PHE curriculum having served as a K-12 writing team member and team leader.

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CHAD OATWAY

1st Vice-President

First 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.

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Stephanie Mervyn

2nd Vice-President

Second Vice-presidenT 

SD#20 – Kootenay-Columbia

Stephanie joins PHE BC as a PHE teacher at Stanley Humphries Secondary School. She has served on many district collaborative teams and was a team member on the K-12 PHE curriculum writing team. She has facilitated PHE after school learning sessions for teachers in her district and has always sought opportunities for growth and leadership within the profession. Stephanie is also an instructor with the UBC West Kootenay Teacher Education Program, teaching one of the PHE courses. She loves to be active with her children and enjoy the outdoors together.

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Alexandra Inglis

Treasurer

Treasurer

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.  

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Jenny Mitchell

Secretary

SEcretary

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!

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Lynn Dawson

Newsletter/ Communications

Communications

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-7 PE at Henry Hudson Elementary in Vancouver. Lynn lives in North Vancouver with her family, close to the trails for plenty of running and biking.

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