Pacific Montessori Society

Pictured: Artist and school parent Art Thompson and Karen L. Colussi, one of the founding parents and first administrator/principal of the Pacific Montessori Society School, now known as the Selkirk Montessori School.

The Pacific Montessori Society (PMS) is a non-profit society officially registered with the provincial government and registered with the federal government as a charitable organization.  A copy of the Society’s constitution and bylaws is filed with the Registrar of Companies. The Society was founded in 1980. All parents in good standing are members of the PMS. In accordance with the Societies Act, the Board of Directors of the Society is elected at the annual general meeting, and serves without any remuneration. Terms are for three years and members of the PMS are eligible to run for office.

2018-2019 Pacific Montessori Society Board Members

Bechard, Chris - Director    Senior Advisor, Provincial Government

Birley, Linda - Secretary     Kumon Math & Reading

London, Piper - Director    Business Owner - The Old Hat

Perzoff, Lara - Director    Communications Manager/Sr. Public Affairs Officer

Provan, Amanda - Director     Executive Director, Provincial Government

Francis, Rowe - Treasurer   CPA, Dickson Dusanj & Wirk

Stewart, Shawn - Repair & Maintenance Director     Staff Officer, DND

Wood, Dina - Director    Senior Management, TELUS

Barner, Penny - Executive Director    Selkirk Montessori School

Erin Hayes, Head of School, Selkirk Montessori School


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Selkirk Montessori School

  • Contact: Penny Barner, Executive Director
  • Phone: 250-384-3414
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