BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Korie Marshall - President
Korie joined the Valemount Learning Society Board of Directors in 2013. She has several transferable skills, with experience working for businesses like the Rocky Mountain Goat Newspaper, Valemount Learning Centre and 3 Ranges Brewing Company. Korie also volunteers with many other local non-profit boards and is passionate about education, the environment and affordable housing.
Judy Holmin - Secretary
Judy has been part of the Valemount Learning Society Board of Directors since 2013, and prior to joining the board, she worked at the Valemount Learning Centre and ran her own business. Judy's local knowledge and connections, combined with her experience, make her a very strong asset to our Board.
Shelly Battensby - Vice-President
Shelly joined the Valemount Learning Society Board of Directors in 2018. For most of her working life, Shelly has provided client-centred service, previously as a coordinator for a non-profit organization and currently as a local realtor. Shelly is passionate about ethics, social justice, and youth, and considers herself an advocate for consumer rights and education.
Jennifer has lived in Valemount for over 20 years, and has been a member of the Valemount Learning Society Board of Directors since early 2019. She has worked in a variety of jobs over the years, and volunteers in many community organizations. Her commitment to family and her knowledge of the community, with a focus on youth-related initiatives, makes her an excellent addition to our organization.
Jackie joined our board in November, 2020. Jackie has experience in healthcare, education, farming, food security and board governance, and is now happily retired and living in McBride. We are excited to have Jackie join our team and look forward to learning more about the needs of the McBride community, so that we may be able to offer services to our wonderful neighbouring community.
Darcie is a former employee of the Valemount Learning Centre, and joined our board in November, 2020. Darcie brings experience and insight as our former Continuing Education Program Coordinator and Employment Advisor, and has lived in Valemount since 2006. It feels great to have Darcie back on our team.
Chelsie also joined our board in November, 2020, and is a resident of McBride. Chelsie's experience as the Assistant Librarian at the McBride Library and the Community Literacy Outreach Coordinator, coupled with her knowledge and experience in business, accounting, and board governance makes her a welcome addition to our Board. Along with Jackie, Chelsie will help us make collaborative connections with the McBride community, as we strive to address any needs that fit within our mandate.