School District No.73 Business Company Board of Directors

Rhonda Kershaw
Rhonda KershawDirector
Representing Barriere, Rhonda serves as the board liaison for Twin Rivers Education Centre, Barriere Elementary, Barriere Secondary, Henry Grube Education Centre and Maintenance Department. She has served as Board Chair, and she is the board liaison with the District of Barriere.
Trina Cassidy
Trina Cassidy Secretary-Treasurer and Director
As the Director of Finance for School District No. 73 Business Company (SD73BusCo), Trina started in 2006 and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA), Certified Management Accountants of British Columbia (CMA) and British Columbia Association of School Business Officials (BCASBO). She is responsible for financial reporting, budgets, and the financial and ethical stewardship of the company to the President and Directors of SD73BusCo. Before joining the company, she held financial positions in Kamloops at Aluminum Curtainwall Systems, Inland Glass & Aluminum and BDO Canada LLP.
Danalee Baker
Danalee BakerDirector
Born and raised in Kamloops, Danalee chose to settle here again after travelling, studying, and working across the globe for close to 20 years. She is married, has two children, and three SPCA – rescued cats. Her experience includes leadership in private education, IT technical support, working and leading in the non-profit sector for nearly twelve years, and currently she is an Economic Development Project Manager for Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc.
Meghan Wade
Meghan WadeDirector
Meghan is pleased to return to being of service to SD73 as a director on the SD73 Business Company Board of Directors. After serving 4 terms as a trustee on the SD73 Board of Education, Meghan stepped away in November 2022. In addition to her extensive pubic service experience and business company historical knowledge, Meghan brings her background in social services and entrepreneurship. Currently retired, Meghan has lived in Kamloops since 1989 with her husband Bill.
Acacia Pangilinan
Acacia PangilinanDirector
Acacia is a passionate Kamloops enthusiast who is dedicated to empowering others. She is the Executive Director of the Kamloops & District Chamber of Commerce where she supports an engaged and visionary Board of Directors and leads the staff team in support of the organizations over 700+ members throughout the Kamloops region. She is on the Board Executive of the BC Chamber Executives society, which provides professional development for Chamber executives in BC and also serves on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Executives Board, representing BC. Acacia also serves on the Canadian Chamber’s Council for Women’s Advocacy. She was the recipient of BC Business Top 30 under 30 in 2021 and received the City of Kamloops Service Award in 2012.
Morgan Elander
Morgan ElanderDirector
Morgan Elander is a lawyer and partner with local law firm Cates Ford Soll & Epp LLP and has lived in Kamloops since 2013. His multifaceted practice covers the areas of business law, real estate, and wills and estates. Having lived abroad himself and hosting international students with his family, Morgan is a vocal proponent of the opportunities international education can provide for students and the communities that host him. Morgan also actively volunteers with the Kamloops Daybreak Rotary Club and the Kamloops Japanese Canadian Association.