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School District No. 53 (Okanagan Similkameen)
6161 Okanagan Street
Mailing address:  Box 1770
Oliver, BC   Canada V0H 1T0
FAX:  250-498-4070

For general inquiries or accounting please email:  general@sd53.bc.ca 



SCHOOL TRUSTEES:

Position
Name
Location
Home
Chairperson
Osoyoos
250-498-1333
Vice Chairperson
Okanagan Falls
250-497-5878
Trustee
Keremeos
250-499-5584
Trustee
Keremeos
250-499-7791
Trustee
Oliver
250-498-0608
Trustee
Oliver
250-490-6799
Trustee
Osoyoos 
250-495-2212 






DISTRICT STAFF:  (250) 498-3481  

Job Description
Name
Ext.
Email
School Board Office
Superintendent of Schools
Bev Young
115
Executive Assistant to Superintendent
Cindy Gilbert
115
Secretary Treasurer
Lynda Minnabarriet
114
Executive Assistant to Secretary Treasurer
Merrill Bjerkan
111
Assistant Superintendent
Jim Insley
117
Assistant Secretary Treasurer
Subra Paliappa
113
Director of Facilities
Deb Sansome
103
Manager of Human Resources
Susan Trower
102
Payroll/Accounting Clerk
Heather Whittall
112
Payroll/Accounting Clerk
Sylvia Lowe
110
Receptionist
Gayle MacPherson
101
Student Services
District Principal, Student Services
Terry Collis
106
Student Services Secretary
Karie Rempel
104
Registered Speech & Language Pathologist
Danielle Scherz
105
Registered Speech & Language Pathologist
Jenafor Lansel
107
District Counsellor & Behaviour Specialist
Tina Lovett
120
Family Life Coordinator
Gladys Brookes
Gladys Brookes 
Technology
Computer Technician
Scott Hesselgrave
109
Computer Technician
Lloyd Matthews
119





SCHOOLS:
 School
Address
Telephone
Fax
Cawston Primary  
General Delivery
250-499-5617
250-499-5288
Principal: Linda Thiel
(517 School Road)
Cawston, BC   V0X 1C1
Cawston Primary Strongstart - Lynda Alkestrup
Okanagan Falls Elementary
Box 6 
250-497-5414
250-497-8279
Principal: Lisa McCall
(1141-53rd St)
Okanagan Falls, BC V0H 1R0
OK Falls Elementary Strongstart - Samantha James
Oliver Elementary
Box 989
250-498-3468
250-498-0339
Principal: Barton Tumlinson
(809 School Ave)
Oliver, BC  V0H 1T0
Oliver Elementary Strongstart - Shannon Koteles
Osoyoos Elementary    
Box 580
250-495-7248
250-495-2855
Principal: David Foster
(8507 - 68th Ave)
Osoyoos, BC  V0H 1V0
Osoyoos Elementary Strongstart - Cindy Garnham
Osoyoos Secondary 
Box 4000
250-485-4433
250-495-2669
Principal: Mike Safek
(5800 - 115th St)
Osoyoos, BC  V0H 1V0
YouLearn.ca - Continuing Education - Keremeos
Box 190
250-499-0040
250-499-0018
Principal: Glen Heinrichs
(900 Sparks Dr)
Keremeos, BC  V0X 1N0
YouLearn.ca - Continuing Education - Oliver 
Box 940
250-498-4597
250-485-4438
Principal: Glen Heinrichs
(Unit C 291 Fairview Road)
Oliver, BC  V0H 1T0
YouLearn.ca - Continuing Education - Osoyoos
Box 279
250-495-5165
250-495-5185
Principal: Glen Heinrichs
(8129 Main St)
Osoyoos, BC  V0H 1V0
Similkameen Elementary-Secondary  
Box 410
250-499-2727
250-499-2411
Principal: Cate Turner
(830-2nd Ave.)
Keremeos, BC  V0X 1N0
Southern Okanagan Secondary                    
Box 990
250-498-4931
250-498-6957
Principal: Marcus Toneatto
(6140 Gala St)
Oliver, BC  V0H 1T0
Tuc-el-Nuit Elementary  
Box 1440
250-498-3415
250-498-0388
Principal: Shendah Benoit
(6648 Park Dr)
Oliver, BC  V0H 1T4
YouLearn.ca - Distributed Learning
Box 309
250-498-4597
Principal: Glen Heinrichs
Oliver, BC  V0H 1T0
250-485-4438
Cell: 250-498-9997






OTHER ORGANIZATIONS:

Association
Contact
Work
C.U.P.E.
250-460-0470
S.O.S.T.U.
250-498-2255
S.O.P.V.P.A.
250-485-4433