Welcome to the New CAIS Heads

A very warm welcome to our new CAIS Heads!

I created some links so you can meet them in (virtual) person:

York House School (BC)Chantal Gionet

St. John’s Kilmarnock (ON)Jeff Aitken

Havergal College (ON)Helen-Kay Davy

Crescent School (ON)Michael Fellin

St. John’s Ravenscourt (MB)Jim Keefe

Solomon Schechter Academy (QC)Steven Erdelyi

TFS – Canada’s International School (ON)Mirna Hafez

Rundle College (AB)Jason Rogers

St. George’s School of Montreal (QC)Sharon Klein

​École Maïmonide (QC)Sydney Benudiz

Calgary Jewish Academy (AB)Wayne Schneider

p.s. In case you keep track, here are links to CAIS Heads who started in the past few years:


Matthews Hall (ON)Ric Anderson

Saltus Grammar School (Bermuda)Claire Charlemagne

West Point Grey Academy (BC)Tam Matthews

Akiva School (QC)Jennifer Fraenkel

United Talmud Torah-Herzliah (QC)Laurence Kutler


Ridley College (ON) – Ed Kidd

Appleby College (ON) – Innes van Nostrand

Brentwood College (BC) – Bud Patel

Sacred Heart School of Halifax (NS) – Anne Wachter

The Sterling Hall School (ON) – Rick Parsons

The Priory School (QC) – Tim Peters

Somersfield Academy (Bermuda) – Peter Harding

The Rosedale Day School (ON) – James Lee

Bishops College School (QC) – Will Mitchell

Kempenfelt Bay School (ON) – Graham Hookey

Lakefield College School (ON) – Struan Robertson


Island Pacific School (BC)Dr. Ted Spear

Lakecrest – St. John’s Independent School (NL)Robert Pittman

Montcrest School (ON)David Thompson

Rosseau Lake College (ON)Lance Postma

Royal St. George’s College (ON)Steve Beatty

St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School (ON)Dorothy Byers

The Country Day School (ON)John Liggett

The Study (QC) Nancy Sweer

The York School (ON)Conor Jones


Balmoral Hall (MB)Joanne Kamins

Hillfield Strathallan (ON)Marc Ayotte

Holy Trinity School (ON)Barry Hughes

Lycee Louis Pasteur School (AB)Herve Gagliardi

Queen Margaret’s School (BC) Wilma Jamieson

St Clement’s School (ON)Martha Perry

St George’s School (BC) – Tom Matthews

St Margaret’s School (BC) – Cathy Thornicroft

Trafalgar Castle School (ON) – Adam de Pencier