Contact Information

For general inquiries about Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools please contact us.

Phone (250) 754-5521

Mailing Address

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools
395 Wakesiah Avenue
Nanaimo, BC  V9R 3K6‏

Questions about school bus service?

If you have questions about school bus service, please call 250 741-5214 or 250 741-5246, or email

Contacting the Board

If you would like to submit a letter to the Board of Education to be included in the public Board agenda package please email Lizabeth Burgos, Executive Assistant – Board of Education and the Secretary Treasurer:

Please note: Due to privacy legislation, if your letter contains names, addresses or any personal information of a student, district employee or a member of the general public, the letter will only be available in the closed Board meeting packages.

You can also contact individual trustees

Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation

Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation is a registered, community-based charity that helps the students in Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools through scholarships, bursaries and other numerous initiatives. Visit their website to find out how you can help.


If you have questions about Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools, please contact us.

District Management Staff

John Blain, Superintendent of Schools/CEO

Carrie McVeigh, Secretary-Treasurer

Scott Saywell, Assistant Superintendent (Learning Framework and Operations – Secondary)

Tim Davie, Assistant Superintendent (Learning Framework and Operations – Elementary)

Bob Esliger, Assistant Superintendent (Diversity and Equity)

Laura Tait, Assistant Superintendent (Acting – Elementary Programs)

Robyn Gray, Assistant Superintendent (Acting – Secondary Programs) 

Dale Burgos, Executive Director of Communications, Privacy and Community Engagement

Pete Sabo, Director of Planning & Operations

Steve Sproston, Manager – Information Systems






Contacts for Employee Groups

Canadian Union of Public Employees
Rob Zver, President of Local 606
Phone: 250 729-0842;

Nanaimo District Teachers’ Association
Shannon Iverson, President
Phone: 250 756-1237

Nanaimo School Administrators’ Association
Geoff Steel, President
Phone: 250 754-6983

District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC)

Charlene McKay, President

Contact Human Resources

Human Resources Assistant (Teaching) –

Human Resources Assistant (Support Staff) –