The ASCA Board of Directors is pleased to announce Wendy Keiver as Executive Director for the association. After an extensive, nation-wide recruitment search, and excellent candidates to choose from, Wendy was the top contender, and has accepted the permanent position offered to her by the Board.
Wendy excelled in her role as Acting Executive Director, with her dedication evident to the association, to parents, and to public education. She brings a wealth of experience working with school councils as former Director of Client Services for ASCA, and with the provincial education system, in her previous role as school board Trustee.
Already initiating changes for the better, with new leadership and an outlook for efficiencies, ASCA looks forward to a promising future.
Please join us in congratulating Wendy in her new role, and thank you for your continued support of the association.
Former Director of Client Services for Alberta School Councils’ Association (ASCA) for seven years, and a workshop instructor prior to that, Wendy brings a vast background of school council, community and education service to her role as Executive Director.
School Board Trustee for Edmonton Public Schools from 2004 to 2007, Wendy was School Council Chair and Fundraising Association President for multiple school communities over 15 years. She also held executive positions with her Community League for 10 years, President of the Literacy and Learning Day Society of Edmonton for seven years - co-founding the Literacy and Learning Day Conference in 2003, and the Organizing Committee Chair until 2017.
Wendy is married and has five adult children, and seven grandchildren aged from 1 to 14 years old.
A passion for public education, Wendy believes respecting parents as informed and knowledgeable partners in the education of children, and engaging community collaboration will lead to student success, and success for the province.
School councils in their legislated role are an effective means to accomplish this goal, and “An effective school council in every Alberta school” is a vision that Wendy is dedicated to see realized.