Meet the Team

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  • Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS)
  • 264 Welland Avenue
  • 2nd Floor, Suite P
  • St. Catharines, ON L2R 2P8
  • (905) 684 5658

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Patti MacDonald

Patti MacDonald

Executive Director
Val Pighin

Val Pighin

Director of Accreditation and Research
Fiona Parke

Fiona Parke

Director of Outreach - CAIS Boarding Schools
Margo Jakobschuk

Margo Jakobschuk

Business Coordinator
Isabelle Paradis

Isabelle Paradis

Marketing & Website Coordinator
Amina Ali

Amina Ali

Accreditation Coordinator
Shannon Byck

Shannon Byck

Conference Manager
Elizabeth Chambers

Elizabeth Chambers

Professional Learning Coordinator
Karen Flindall

Karen Flindall

Research & Communications Coordinator
Donald Kawasoe

Donald Kawasoe

Professional Learning Coordinator
Tracey Nolan

Tracey Nolan

Executive Assistant