Joann Blazieko, Moose Jaw (Acclaimed)
Joann has lived in Moose Jaw since 1985. She has a B.S.N. (nursing) and diplomas in health care administration. Joann sits on St. Joseph’s Church Pastoral Council. She has been involved with Moose Jaw Soccer and Little League Baseball.
Joann is a strong proponent of the Catholic faith in the separate school board system. Two of her crowning achievements is to have been a trustee during a time of two new schools being approved in the school division, one in Swift Current which opened during her tenure, and now another new school which will open in Moose Jaw that she also hopes will occur during her tenure. Joann was board chair during the initial stages that resulted in the approval of Moose Jaw’s only joint use facility, which is expected to open in 2023. She has strong connections both locally and provincially, which has served our communities well.
Christine Boyczuk, Moose Jaw (Acclaimed)
It has been a tremendous honour to serve on the Board of the Holy Trinity Catholic School Division during the past two years. I take great pride in the work being achieved in the school division with regard to student learning, the promotion of a culture of care and respect, the implementation of a plan to ensure up-to-date facilities, and the development of a Catholic environment that permeates the schools and division. The work of parents, staff, administrators and board is to be celebrated. There is no better example of this than the work done during the COVID-19 pandemic and with the challenges faced in reopening schools in the fall.
I am a member of St. Joseph’s Parish and have served in a number of roles in education including teacher, consultant and director of education. Following retirement, I served as the Regional Intersectoral Coordinator for the Moose Jaw South Central Region and currently work as a part-time coordinator for the Moose Jaw Literacy Network. With a great interest in our community, I have served on a number of boards and committees, many to foster the well-being of children, youth and families.
Other areas of interest include early childhood development, diversity, mental health, literacy, quality improvement, and governance.
I would do my best to serve the constituents as a member of the Board of the Holy Trinity Catholic School Division during the 2020-2024 term.
Alison Bradish, Moose Jaw (Acclaimed)
Alison Bradish earned a degree in journalism from Campion College at the University of Regina followed by two years of pastoral studies at a private college in Rhode Island.
She has worked for three school divisions, a daily newspaper, a provincial cabinet minister, and a sports organization. Currently she is a member of the Archdiocese of Regina news team. She is an active volunteer for various ministries at St. Joseph’s Parish, Moose Jaw Right to Life and was involved with École St. Margaret School Community Council.
Alison grew up in Moose Jaw. She and her husband Robert are graduates of Vanier Collegiate. They have two children who attend school in the division.
Lamont Dyck, Swift Current
I am a deacon in the Archdiocese of Regina and appointed to St. Joseph parish in Moose Jaw. I am a proud husband to Katherine and father to Seraphina. My daughter is in Grade 5 at St. Agnes school in Moose Jaw. I am a Pastoral Assistant at St. Joseph Parish in Moose Jaw, a position I took on in 2006 following several years of doing the same type of ministry in Kindersley. I provide capable leadership and instruction in sacramental preparation, family catechesis, school visits and various other ministries in the parish. I am excited for an opportunity to represent Swift Current students and families. Together, we can contribute to our goal of Christ Centered Life Long Learning.
Derek Hassen, Moose Jaw (Acclaimed)
It has been my honour to serve as a trustee and I am humbled to request your support in allowing me to serve another term. I have spent 24 years involved in education. It is near and dear to my heart. I have been an employee of the school division and long-term volunteer coach. Now, as a business owner, I wish to continue contributing to Holy Trinity. I believe my skill set as a planner assists in understanding the divisions finances and my experience as an educator assists in managing the direction of the school division. As a trustee, the experience has been invaluable. I proudly served as board chair for two years and supported the implementation of ThoughtXchange which better enabled the division to understand the viewpoints of stakeholders. I have been actively involved with both parishes and will continue to build the relationship between school, church, and home.
Stephanie Nelson, Shaunavon (Acclaimed)
My name is Stephanie Nelson. I have been married to my husband, Travis, for 16 years. We live in Shaunavon where we raise our 4 girls- Ava (15), Sadie (13), Mia (11) and Karis (8). Travis and I have both grown up in Shaunavon our entire lives with both of us attending Christ the King School. The same school that our girls have all been able to attend-even being taught by some of the same amazing teachers that once taught us. I went back to school as a “mature” student 3 years ago and completed my education to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. I now work as a nurse at both Shaunavon Hospital and Care Centre as well as Cypress Regional Hospital. The importance of education has been instilled in me from a young age and if elected I look forward to contributing to the catholic education I feel is so very important.
Edward (Ted) Wallin, Swift Current
• Worked for SaskTel for 31 years in various capacities and constant change.
• Raised 4 children with my wife Denise of 40 years; being involved with activities such as organizing and coaching soccer teams as well with the Scouts of Canada organization in leadership roles.
• Held position as Finance chairperson of Christ The Redeemer Parish from 2002 to the present.
• Retired from SaskTel in 2007, taking on several project managing and financial positions: construction of Phase 1 & 2 of Christ The Redeemer church and with the SaskTel lnfinet project in the city of Swift Current.
• Participated on South West Crisis non-profit and City of Swift Current community boards.
• We are blessed with 5 grandchildren, three of whom attend schools belonging to the Holy Trinity School Division. As a school trustee, I would like to focus my attention on strengthening the important relationship between family, school and parish.