Dennis Baker

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Director of Operations and Maintenance

Education

  • Class 1 Water Operator, 1996
  • Building Operator A, 1995
  • Journeyman Carpenter, 1978

Experience

  • Director of Operations and Maintenance, Westwind School Division, 2010-Present
  • Owner Operator, D.A. Baker Construction, 2004-2010
  • Director of Engineering, Maintenance, Safety, and Transportation, Glacier National Park, 1995-2004
  • Location Engineer, Prince of Wales Hotel, 1993-1995
  • Owner Operator, D.A. Baker Construction, 1979-1993
  • Carpenter Foreman, MIT Construction, 1978-1979
  • Carpenter, Bird Construction, 1978
  • Carpenter Apprentice, 1976-1978
  • Carpenter Apprentice, Cana Construction, 1975-1976

Contact

dennis.baker@westwind.ab.ca

Mark Stolte

Maintenance Journeyman

Education

  • Master Electrician, Alberta Safety Codes Council, 2014
  • Fire Alarm Maintenance, Electrical Contractors Association of Alberta, 2013

Experience

  • Maintenance Journeyman, Westwind School Division, 2006-Present
  • Security and HVAC Technician, Convergint Technologies, 2002-2006
  • Assistant Manager, Thunderbird Bath and Kitchen, 1995-2002
  • Finisher, Deheer Concrete, 1990-1995
  • General Labour, Lethbridge Brewery, 1983-1990

Brad Sommerfeldt

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Maintenance Journeyman

Education

  • Journeyman Carpenter, 2011

Experience

  • Maintenance Journeyman, Westwind School Division, 2007-Present
  • Educational Assistant, Westwind Rodeo Academy, 2007
  • Owner Operator, Sommerfeldt Construction, 2004-2007
  • Carpenter, Bel-Air Design Homes, 2001-2004
  • Carpenter, Wood 'N' Creations, 1998-2001
  • Ranch Hand, Jensen Ranch, 1995-1998

Regan Holt

Manager of Technology Services

Education

  • Associates Degree in Computer Information Technology, Lethbridge College, 1999

Experience

  • Manager of Technology Services, Westwind School Division, 2009-Present
  • Network Administrator, Westwind School Division, 2003-2009
  • Network Support Technician, Westwind School Division, 2000-2003
  • PC and Network Technician, Tek Systems, 2000
  • PC Technician,  Gateway 2000 Inc., 1999
  • Database and Web Design Developer, Virtual Media Group Inc., 1999

Contact

regan.holt@westwind.ab.ca

Jared Pierson

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Network Administrator

2015-Present

Education

  • Simon Fraser University, 1991-1992
  • A+ Certification Course, The Fourth R, Lethbridge, 2000

Experience

  • Network Administrator, Westwind School Division, 2015-Present
  • Computer Technician, Network Administrator, and Owner, Salem Geeks, 2005-2015
  • Computer Technician, Graphic Designer, and Owner, Geek Delivery and Media32, 2002-2005
  • Network Administrator and Design/Print Manager, Iunctus Geomatics Corp., 2000-2002

Contact

jared.pierson@westwind.ab.ca

Bradyn Wendorff

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Network Administrator

2016-Present

Education

  • Altaro Hyper-V Backup Certified Professional, Altaro, 2014
  • Certified Ethical Hacker, International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC Council), 2013
  • A+ Certification, Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), 2013
  • Associates Degree in Computer Information Technology, Lethbridge College, 2012
  • Pilot License, Excel Flight School, 2009

Experience

  • Network Administrator, Westwind School Division, 2016-Present
  • Network Administrator, Trinius Technology, 2012-2016
  • System Administrator, Coaldale Vet Clinic, 2012
  • IT Assistant, County of Newell, 2012

Contact

bradyn.wendorff@westwind.ab.ca

Jesse Wilson

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Computer Technician

2014-Present

Education

  • Security+ Certification, Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), 2016
  • Associates Degree in Computer Information Technology, Lethbridge College, 2014
  • Computer, Network, Cryptographic, Switching, and Systems Training, United States Military, 2005
  • Electronic Principles Training, United States Military, 2005

Experience

  • Computer Technician, Westwind School Division, 2014-Present
  • Cyber Transport Journeyman, 120th Communications Flight, Great Falls International Guard, 2014-Present
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators, 130 Engineering Installation Squadron, Utah Air National Guard, 2004-2014
  • Tech Support and Installer, Valcom Computer Center, 2004-2005
  • Claims Processor, Blue Shield of California, 1995-2003
  • U-2 Crew Member, Active Duty Air Force, Beale Air Force Base, 1989-1995
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Army National Guard, 1987-1989

Contact

jesse.wilson@westwind.ab.ca

 

Stacey Atwood

Help Desk Coordinator

2012-Present

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (Ongoing), BYU-I, Idaho, 2016-Present
  • College of the Desert, California, 1987-1990
  • Irvine Valley College, California, 1990

Experience

  • President, Cardston Soccer Club, 2002-Present
  • Organizational Manager, Cardston Campaign of the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta, 2012
  • Educational Assistant, Westwind School Division, 2009-2012
  • General Contractor, Cardston Soccer Club, 2010-2011
  • Project Manager, Cardston Soccer Club, 2006-2010
  • School Council Chair, Cardston Elementary School, 2004-2009
  • Cafeteria Supervisor, Cardston Alberta Temple, 2000-2009
  • Manager, Cardston Super 8 and Yotee's Restaurant, 1996-1999
  • General Manager, Humpty's Restaurant, 1993-1996

Contact

stacey.atwood@westwind.ab.ca

Conrad Boehme, B.A (Hon), M.Ed, R.Psych

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School Psychologist

Education

  • Registered Psychologist, College of Alberta Psychologists, 2009
  • Masters of Educational Psychology in Counselling, University of Saskatchewan, 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Alberta, 1996

Experience

  • School Psychologist, Westwind School Division, 2005-Present
  • Family School Liaison Counsellor, Westwind School Division, 1999-2005
  • Counselling Practicum, Princess Alexandra Community School, 1999
  • Summer Programmer, Saskatoon Housing Authority, 1998
  • Research Assistant, Psychology Department University of Alberta, 1996-1997

Contact

conrad.boehme@westwind.ab.ca

Lana Caldwell, B.A, LS/AT, M.Ed

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Educational Behaviour Consultant

Education

  • Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology, University of Lethbridge, 2013
  • Certified Mental Health Specialist, EAGALA International, 2013
  • Learning Disability Specialist Graduate Certificate, Cambrian College, 2008
    • Adaptive Technology Certification, 2005
    • Learning Strategist Certification, 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, University of Lethbridge, 2002

Experience

  • Educational Behaviour Consultant, Westwind School Division, 2013-Present
  • Alberta Networking Representative, EAGALA International, 2017-Present
  • Assistive Services Coordinator, Lethbridge College, 2009-2013
  • Learning Strategist and Assistive Technologist, Lethbridge College, 2007-2009
  • School Technology Assistant, Lethbridge School Division, 2007
  • Educational Strategist and Disability Services Assistant, University of Lethbridge, 2005-2007
  • Student Support, School District #51, 2002-2005

Publications

  • Slomp, M., Bernes, K. & Caldwell, L. (2012). Increasing opportunities for career education and exploration for students in grades 1-12. in F. Doyran (Ed.), Research on teacher education and training (pp.. 189-216). Athens, Greece: Athens Institute for Education and Research.
  • Smith, A., Bernes, K. B., & Caldwell, L. M. (In Press). Career planning integration with health and life skills and English language arts at the grade 6 level. The Alberta Counsellor.
  • VanGell, K., Bernes, K. B., & Caldwell, L. M. (In Press). Career planning integration with language arts, social studies, art, health, information and communication technology at the grade 1 level. The Alberta Counsellor.

Contact

lana.caldwell@westwind.ab.ca

Moses Spear Chief RSW, M.SW, CDP

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Family School Liaison Counselor

Education

  • Master of Social Work, Eastern Washington University, 1996
  • Bachelor of Arts Social Work, Eastern Washington University, 1994
  • AAS Degree in Natural Resources, Spokane Community College, 1990

Experience

  • Family Liaison Counsellor, Westwind School Division, 2009-Present
  • Chemical Dependency Counsellor, Kalispel Tribe Outpatient Treatment Program, 2007-2009
  • Director of Blackfeet and Native American Studies, Browning Public Schools District, 2004-2006
  • Bilingual Education Coordinator and Curriculum Specialist, Browning Public Schools District, 2003-2004
  • Instructor, Blackfeet Community College, 2001-2003
  • Instructor, Salish Community College, 2000-2001
  • Instructor, Spokane Falls Community College, 1998-1999
  • Student Counsellor, Eastern Washington University, 1996-1997

Contact

moses.spearchief@westwind.ab.ca

Nathan Smith, B.Sc

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Family School Liaison Counselor

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Brigham Young University, 1999

Experience

  • Family School Liaison Counsellor, Westwind School Division, 2005-Present
  • Owner Operator, Smith Painting, 2003-2005
  • Program Coordinator, Closer to Home Community Services, 2001-2003
  • Family Teacher, Utah Youth Village, 2000-2001

Contact

nathan.smith@westwind.ab.ca

Darwin Skretting, B.A, M.Sc

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Family School Liaison Counselor

Education

  • Masters of Science, Newport University, 
  • Bachelor of Arts and Science, University of Lethbridge, 1987

Experience

  • Family School Liaison Counsellor, 1997-Present
  • Child and Youth Care Worker and Elementary School Liaison Counsellor, Lethbridge School Division, 1990-1997
  • Child Care Counsellor, Sifton's Children Centre, 1989-1991; 1994-1997
  • Correctional Service Worker, Lethbridge Young Offenders Centre, 1988-1994
  • Apprentice Welder, Southland Welding Ltd, 1987-1989

Contact

darwin.skretting@westwind.ab.ca

Chris Fox B.H.Sc, M.C. Counselling Psychology

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Family School Liaison Counsellor

Education

  • Master of Counselling Psychology, University of Lethbridge, 2012
  • Bachelor of Health Science, University of Lethbridge, 2008

Experience

  • Family School Liaison Counsellor, Westwind School Division, 2012-Present
  • Director, Cardston and District Family and Community Support Services, 2009-2012
  • Addictions Counsellor, South Country Treatment Centre, 2008-2009
  • Bus Driver, Blood Reserve Bus Coop, 1999-2006
  • Educational Assistant, Cardston Elementary School, 1999-2005
  • Early Literacy Assistant, Cardston Elementary School, 1998-1999

Contact

chris.fox@westwind.ab.ca