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 president of the WTA has spent 12 years on the Executive where he advocates…

Kristen Fallis

Kristen is a Music teacher at Sargent Park School and has worked in the Division for ten years. Kristen became a teacher to encourage students in the Arts to pursue creativity and to show students that music can be fun…

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…

Katie Hurst

As a Performing Arts/Integrated Arts Teacher at Faraday School, choosing a career path was easy for Katie. Growing up in the North End, she inherited respect for the value of education and service from her family. Katie loves how the…

Member-at-large

Member-at-large

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…

Paul Shiaro

A teacher at Andrew Mynarski VC School, Paul has been with the Division for 18 years and was inspired to become a teacher after working in schools as a paraprofessional. This is Paul’s fourth year as a member with WTA. He’s…

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…