Menu

Meet our Trustees

David Thompson

David Thompson


David Thompson, Board of Education Chair
david.thompson@lpsd.ca
(780) 875-5541

 

David was born in Melfort, Sask. and grew up on a farm in the area. His education began in a small rural one-room schools that served Grades 1 through 8. This was followed by high school in Tisdale and Carrot River before post-secondary work at the Saskatoon Teachers College, the University of Regina, the University of Saskatchewan (E.Ed.) and the University of Alberta (M.Ed.).

During a long career, he served six school divisions where he enjoyed opportunities to serve in various positions beginning in middle years, teaching all subjects. After experience in teaching a variety of secondary subjects, he moved through the roles of vice-principal, principal, superintendent and director. Following retirement, he enjoyed four five-month contracts ith the Faculty of Education at the University of Saskatchewan.

This is David's third term as a member of the LPSD Board of Education where he has served as Vice-Chair and now Chair of the Board.

David is married to Joyce; they have two married sons and five grandchildren. Lloydminster has been their home for the past 20 years.

 

 

Karoline Kennedy

Karoline Kennedy

Vice-Chair 

Karoline grew up in Shellbrook, Sask. where she attended school from Kindergarten to Grade 12. She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan and is a CPA (Chartered Accountant). Her designation has provided the opportunity to live and work in Russia and other European countries where she was able to indulge in her passion for history and culture. It has also been valuable in dealing with the complexities of a bi-provincial city. Karoline has served on the LPSD Board of Education for the last eight years and is currently the Vice-Chair of the Board and the Chair of the Finance Committee. She believes in the value of education, which allows all people to reach their full potential. Karoline and her husband Dana operate a small business in Lloydminster.

Phone: (780) 875-5541

Email

Cathy Cornet

Cathy Cornet

Trustee 

Cathy was born in Dinsmore, Sask. and she lived in Dunblane, Sask. during her elementary years. She completed her high schooling in Prince before moving to Saskatoon and onto Edmonton. After moving to Lloydminster in 1996, Cathy returned to Reeves College and received a Certificate in Accounting Technology. Following that, she was employed at the Lloydminster hospital as a Payroll Officer until she semi-retired in 2015. Cathy currently works casually in the Scheduling Department, giving her more time to spend with her family. Cathy is in her eight year serving on the LPSD Board of Education and she enjoys that it is challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Cathy lives in Lloydminster and has two daughters, one son and eight grandchildren.

Phone: (780) 875-5541

Email

Eric Bloch-Hansen

Eric Bloch-Hansen

Trustee 

Eric was born and raised in London, Ont. After joining the RCMP, he moved to Western Canada and settled in Lloydminster in 1976. Once moving to Lloydminster, Eric left the RCMP and began a career in business and real estate, while also volunteering primarily as a basketball coach at the high school and college levels, a passion he pursued for 35 years. Eric has been a trustee with the Lloydminster Public School Division Board of Education since 1999 and has served on many of the Board's committees. He says he enjoys the challenges of being a trustee and has seen many phenomenal and positive changes over the years. Eric is married to Kathy; they have three sons and three granddaughters.

Phone: (780) 875-5541

Email

Joy Wareham

Joy Wareham

Trustee 

Joy moved to Lloydminster from Newfoundland in 1996 and her three boys went through the LPSD system. She has volunteered in many groups such as Beavers, Scouts, the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Oil Wives Association while in Lloydminster. Joy works in the retail industry and enjoys meeting new people. She has been serving on the LPSD Board of Education for five years and has enjoyed it thoroughly.

Phone: (780) 875-5541

Email

Chrissy Gee

Chrissy Gee

Trustee 

Chrissy was born and raised in Lloydminster and completed her Kindergarten to Grade 12 education in the LPSD system. She is a hairstylist by trade and throughout the past 14 years has worked in many areas of the industry, including behind the chair, as a cosmetology teacher, a salon manager and she currently runs her own business. Chrissy and her husband Owen have two children, Mea and Everett. Her oldest will be starting her education in LPSD in the fall. Chrissy volunteered as an in-school mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Lloydminster for eight years and as a judge for hair and makeup competitions throughout Canada for the last seven years. She has had the pleasure of judging the Skills Canada Saskatchewan Competitions for the past four years. Chrissy has served as a trustee on the LPSD Board of Education since May 2015. She says this experience has been immeasurable; she enjoys knowing what is happening in schools and how it directly affects children in our community.

Phone: (780) 875-5541

Email

Allan Park

Allan Park

Trustee 

Allan began his teaching career in Newfoundland and Labrador, where he was a tenured teacher and principal for the primary and elementary levels. Along with his classroom experiences, Allan and his wife of 34 years have raised three children, all of whom have completed their education in the LPSD system. Since arriving in Lloydminster in 2001, his family has doubled to include two in-laws and three grandchildren. Allan joined the LPSD Board of Education in October, 2016. With extensive board position experience in a wide variety of organizations in Lloydminster, he continues to enjoy the privileged of serving the community as a whole. Although semi-retired since 2008, Allan continues to be very active in the community and has entrenched himself in the Lloydminster Community.

Phone: (780) 875-5541

Email