MEET THE STAFF

Riette Kenkel - Executive Director
Riette has been leading the Valemount Learning Society since 2009.  She is always interested in developing new programming ideas for the organization, with a focus on community needs.  Riette can be reached at manager@valemountlearningcentre.org.
Katerina Tinsley - Bookkeeper/Program Coordinator
Katerina has been our bookkeeper since 2017, and is also our Program Coordinator for all of the courses we are providing to the community.  If you have any ideas for courses, whether you would like to take a course or teach a course, Katerina can be reached at courses@valemountlearningcentre.org.
If you would like to reach Katerina for bookkeeping purposes, she can be reached at bookkeeper@valemountlearningcentre.org
Jared Smith - ESL/Literacy Coordinator
With years of experience both internationally and locally, Jared provides one-on-one and group-based programming to support adults with their literacy and education needs.  Jared can be reached at learn@valemountlearningcentre.org.
Daren Sparks - Youth Program Coordinator
Daren oversees the V-Crew Youth Program, and can be found hanging out and interacting with local youth at our Youth Centre, located in the basement of the Valemount Curling Rink.  Daren can be reached at youth@valemountlearningcentre.org.