Chairperson B.Ed. (UBC), M.Ed. (UBC), B.A. (UBC)
Mark Jefferson has been engaged in the K-12, Public Education in many capacities over the past 25 years. Most recently he served as Assistant Superintendent of Schools for the North Vancouver School District, before leaving to pursue an educational consulting role. His Prior to his consulting and senior executive position, Mark served as Director of Human Resources and Coordinator of Labour Relations in the public school system. He has also been a Secondary School Administrator, Counsellor and Teacher.
Mark is passionate about leading positive change within an organization and ensuring that excellence is at the root of all professional practice. He believes that building a culture of trust, with an emphasis on collaboration, is essential in moving an organization towards the desired results.
Mark holds a Master’s of Education (M.Ed) in Counselling and Educational Psychology and Special Education from the University of British Columbia (UBC). He also earned his Bachelor’s degrees in Kinesiology, and Secondary Education from UBC. He is a member of the British Columbia Superintendent’s Association (BCSSA), the British Columbia Teacher Regulation Branch (BCTRB), the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), and served a number of years as the Vice President of the British Columbia School personnel Association (BCSPA). More recently, Mark has been appointed to the North Vancouver Public Library Board (NVPLB), where he serves as a Trustee and as Chair of the Human Resources Committee for the North Vancouver District Public Libraries.