Meet our Trustees

Board of Trustees

Karoline Kennedy

Board of Education Chair

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Bio

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. Living in a foreign country has also been valuable in dealing with the complexities of a bi-provincial city. Karoline has served on the LPSD Board of Education since 2008 and is currently the Chair of the Board and the Chair of the Finance Committee. She has recently completed a four-year term as Secretary-Treasurer of the Public Schools of Saskatchewan. Karoline 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.

Cathy Cornet

Vice-Chair

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Bio

Cathy has been on the LPSD Board of Education since 2009, currently serves as the Vice-Chair and enjoys it immensely. Cathy is a mother of three children, Stacey, Desiree and Justin who have all graduated through the LPSD system and a grandmother of seven. Cathy is a semi-retired Payroll Officer and currently works casually for the Sask Health Authority in Lloydminster as a staff scheduler. Cathy loves to travel and among her travels is to her grandchildren’s hockey games, which is one of her highlights of the Winter. She also enjoys photography, flower gardening and is an avid Oiler and Roughrider fan! If you see Cathy around town say hello.

David Thompson

Trustee

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Bio

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 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.

Eric Bloch-Hansen

Trustee

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Bio

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.

Joy Wareham

Trustee

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Bio

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. A fun fact about Joy is that she is actively involved with derby cars with her son and is on the pit crew. She has been serving on the LPSD Board of Education for seven years and has enjoyed it thoroughly. 

Chrissy Gee

Trustee

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Bio

Chrissy is a life long Lloydminster resident who completed her K-12 education in the LPSD system. Chrissy and her husband, Owen, have two children who both attend school in Lloyd Public. She has spent many years volunteering as an in-school mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Lloydminster and knows the importance of positive relationships within our school's walls. When Chrissy isn’t working as a cosmetologist you will find her volunteering at school or hanging out with her family. She has been a trustee on the board with LPSD since May of 2015. Chrissy believes this experience is immeasurable. She enjoys knowing what is happening at our schools and how it directly affects children in our community.

Allan Park

Trustee

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Bio

Allan began his teaching career in Newfoundland and Labrador, where he was a tenured teacher and principal for the primary and elementary levels. Allan and his wife, Karen have three children, all of whom have completed their education in the LPSD system. Allan joined the LPSD Board of Education in October, 2016. Although semi-retired since 2008, Allan continues to be very active in the community and has entrenched himself in the Lloydminster Community.

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