Human Resources

 

Guided by the District’s vision, mission and values, and our goals, the Human Resource Department assists our employees through leadership, management, professional advice and service that will support successful student learning. The Cowichan Valley School District welcomes skilled and dedicated individuals to join our team.

Human Resources Team

Margaret Olsen             250-748-0321 ext. 221 250-802-7403 molsen@sd79.bc.ca Director of Human Resources
  • Human Resources (HR) Department Lead
  • Labour Relations Teacher/CUPE/USW
  • HR Strategic Plan Lead
  • Leadership Development
  • Exempt Employee Staffing
  • Safe Schools Coordinator
  • Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT)
Gina Kueber                     250-748-0321 ext. 266 gkueber@sd79.bc.ca
 

Health & Wellness Manager

  • Health & Wellness Lead
  • Attendance Management Lead
  • Medical/Sick Leave Management Teacher/CUPE/USW
  • Staff Recognition/Celebration
  • CUPE Pro-D Committee
Vanessa Lysne                 250-748-0321 ext. 270 vlysne@sd79.bc.ca Human Resources Manager CUPE & USW
  • CUPE & USW Labour Relations
  • CUPE & USW Staffing
  • CUPE & USW HR Initiatives Lead
Mary Jo Wilson               250-748-0321 ext. 258 mjwilson@sd79.bc.ca Occupational Health & Safety Manager
  • Occupational Health & Safety Programs & Strategies
  • WorkSafeBC Lead
  • Emergency Preparedness
Jen Christenson              250-748-0321 ext. 282 jchristenson@sd79.bc.ca Staffing Officer & Systems Analyst
  • Teacher/CUPE/USW Staffing
  • External Recruitment & Marketing
  • Student Teacher Placement Lead
  • Systems Analysist
Nicole Brown                250-748-0321 ext. 223 hreducation@sd79.bc.ca HR Assistant  Teaching
  • Teacher Demographic Management
  • General Teacher inquires
  • Onboarding & Offboarding (Teacher & Exempt Staff)
  • Teacher Postings
Ashley Olender             250-748-0321 ext. 279 hrcupeusw@sd79.bc.ca HR Assistant CUPE & USW
  • CUPE & USW Demographic Management
  • Onboarding & Offboarding (CUPE & USW)
  • CUPE & USW Postings
Jessica Sanchez           250-748-0321 ext. 246 dispatch-ed@sd79.bc.ca Dispatch Teacher
  • Teacher Teaching On Call (TTOC) Dispatch
Annette West                250-748-0321 ext. 245     dispatch-cupe@sd79.bc.ca Dispatch CUPE
  • CUPE Dispatch