- Founder and Executive Director -
Troy was born and raised in Victoria, and graduated from UVic in 1996 with a Bachelor of Education. After teaching in Victoria for ten years, Troy decided he wanted to have an impact globally as well as locally. In August of 2007, Troy founded the Canadian World Education Society (CanWES) in an attempt to provide educational opportunities for youth in impoverished nations. Troy is currently teaching at Royal Bay Secondary School in Sooke School district. As well as teaching, Troy enjoys playing and coaching soccer, filmmaking, and photography.
JACQUI TEN HOVE
- Assistant Executive Director -
Jacqui graduated with a Bachelor of Education from the University of Victoria in 1996, and she has been teaching for the past nineteen years. She began her career in Fort St. James, British Columbia before returning to Victoria in 2001. She takes advantage of the beautiful west coast climate – running, hiking and spending outdoor time with her husband and two children. Jacqui has been involved with CanWES since it’s inception, and as a dedicated teacher, she is extremely proud to be helping CanWES in providing quality education to the students at the Everest English School in Sanitar, Nepal.
- External Communications Director -
Kevin is a graduate from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Education. He has since earned his Masters degree in Leadership and Training from Royal Roads University. Kevin has spent much of his teaching career involving himself in extracurricular sports, coaching both Basketball and Football. He is married and has two boys.Kevin is pleased to have been a part of CanWES for the past seven years.
- Director at large -
Bruce graduated from the University of Victoria’s Commerce program where he studied International Business. He also attended Santa Rosa Jr. College in California where he played soccer on the varsity team. Bruce works for RBC Dominion Securities where he helps individuals, families, corporations and foundations achieve their financial goals. Bruce spends his spare time enjoying the outdoors including playing soccer and coaching his son’s youth soccer team in Victoria.
- Director at large -
Emily graduated from Royal Bay Secondary School in June of 2016. She is furthering her education with the aspiration of becoming a teacher. After recently completing two years of study at Camosun College she is continuing her studies at the University of Victoria. Emily enjoys dance, she was a member of the Dance Academy throughout her high school career, being trained in a variety of genres and continues to take dance lessons in the Westshore. Emily enjoyed volunteering with CanWES for several years before coming on as a full-time board member. She is extremely passionate about the CanWES vision and looks forward to her future with the organization.
If you're interested in supporting the Canadian World Education Society through action, join the board of directors.
We are always interested in energetic individuals looking to make a difference both locally and globally. The Everest English School needs your help!
Contact Troy Harris (email@example.com or 1.250.661.3226) for more information on becoming a CanWES Board member.
The Everest English School needs your support!
The Everest English School sits in the Okhaldhunga region of Nepal and is home to 225 students. Due south of Mount Everest (Sagarmatha), this english speaking school is located in the heart of a tiny village known as Sanitar.
Please send a cheque to our mailing address at:
Canadian World Education Society
1019 Loch Glen Place
Victoria, BC. V9B 4N9
Join the Canadian World Education Society through fundraising efforts,
or join us in person at one of our upcoming events.
Contact Troy Harris (firstname.lastname@example.org or 250.661.3226) for more information.