Michelle Wolfe

As the WTA’s President, Michelle Wolfe knows the power of building relationships with WTA members and teachers around the province. She is passionate about the WTA’s ability and right to bargain with our employer so that all members are supported…

Gregg Walker

It was not enough that his parents and one of his grandfathers were educators, Gregg had to marry a teacher and become a teacher himself. The vice-president of the WTA has spent 11 years on the Executive where he advocates…

Sam Zurzolo

A physics, math and computer science teacher at Elmwood, Sam Zurzolo has been with the Division for ten years and on the WTA Executive for six. Sam is especially passionate about teacher welfare and uses his influence to advocate for…

Kristy Frohwerk

As a child, Kristy aspired to be either Canada’s Prime Minister, or a teacher. She chose the more challenging profession. The Nursery/Kindergarten teacher had been part of the Division for 10 years and joined the WTA Executive four years ago…

Cheryl Ottenbreit

Cheryl may have skipped class using a forged signature in Grade 12 to see a matinee of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, but she paid her dues (suspended). Despite this apparent lawlessness, Cheryl says she always completed her homework and was in…

Dan Waldron

This Grade 8 English/ Social Studies teacher brings his valuable high school experience as a 90s jock with bleached hair and bad musical taste to the WTA Executive this year. Dan is passionate about inspiring students to be critical thinkers…

David Harack

A former student athlete (hockey and football) and friend to all, David Harack is a geography and history teacher at Tec Voc and has been with the Division for 25 years. His passion for teachers’ rights has led to him…

Derek Turnbull

Derek stumbled onto his love of teaching in Taiwan. He spent three years teaching kindergarten there to fund his world adventures before returning to Canada to pursue a teaching degree. The Grade 5/6 teacher has been with the division for…

Les Chaszewski

Les says he became a teacher to help create, “respectful and responsible members of society who contribute in a productive and positive way.” He also says if he had some downtime, he’d love to spend it “zoned out and disconnected…

Michelle Rosner

Michelle is new to the WTA Executive this year. She has been working with the Division for eight years and teaches at École Secondaire Kelvin High School. We know very little about Michelle at this time. She arrives on the…

Mike Moroz

Mike couldn’t wait to leave the farm to explore the big city. It was a time in his life when he had hair, which today he greatly misses. He came to education later in life, though it was always something…

Shelagh McGregor

As a young woman, Shelagh thought seriously about becoming a police officer. Luckily, for criminals and her students, she realized her true calling was teaching. The Grade 5/6 teacher has been with the Division for 21 years. This year is…

Winston Blakey

Winston says he was attracted to teaching by the zaniness and energy that kids bring to the a classroom, and he also wanted to support and encourage future generations of zany, energetic learners. The teacher at Sargent Park has been…