If you have questions about Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools, please contact us.
District Leadership Team
Scott Saywell, Superintendent of Schools/CEO
Mark Walsh, Secretary-Treasurer
Tim Davie, Deputy Superintendent (Learning Framework and Operations)
Laura Tait, Assistant Superintendent (Elementary Programs)
Don Balcombe, Assistant Superintendent (Secondary Programs)
Kerri Steel, Director of Instruction, Inclusive Education (Elementary)
Margaret Olsen, Director of Instruction, Inclusive Education (Secondary)
Ted Cadwallader – Director of Instruction (Indigenous Learning)
Jacquie Poulin – Director of Instruction (Learning & Innovation)
Maureen Hambley, Associate Secretary-Treasurer
Dale Burgos, Executive Director of Communications, Privacy and Community Engagement
Pete Sabo, Executive Director of Planning & Operations
Zeyad Merchant, Director of Information Technology
Contacts for Employee Groups
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Rob Zver, President of Local 606
Phone: 250 729-0842;
Nanaimo District Teachers’ Association
Denise Wood, President
Phone: 250 756-1237
Nanaimo School Administrators’ Association
Geoff Steel, President
Phone: 250 754-6983
District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC)
Leanne Lee, President
Contact Human Resources
If you have received an email confirmation from Make a Future, we have received your application.
Due to the high volume of applications, we will not be able to respond to individual requests.
Information and Privacy Resources
The Office of the BC Information and Privacy Commissioner has resources to assist you in dealing with issues related to information and privacy.
If you wish to make a Freedom of Information request, contact DirectorCommunications@sd68.bc.ca or call 250 754-5521.