Dave has been the Superintendent at Surrey Christian School since 2011. His education background includes serving as a PreK-5, PreK-7 and K-12 Principal, as well as teaching both elementary and secondary grades in two different Christian schools. In addition to his role as Superintendent, Dave is an adjunct faculty member at Trinity Western University and an inspector for both the Office of the Inspector of Independent Schools and the Offshore School Department of the BC Ministry of Education. Dave holds a PhD in Organizational Theory and Leadership Studies from University of Victoria and is passionate about creating healthy organizations in which all individuals; students, staff members, and families experience human flourishing. He believes this is directly tied to having a clear and compelling vision and mission, and then ensuring that vision and mission permeate every aspect of the school. Dave is married to Shar and has three beautiful children. He feeds his soul by spending time in the mountains or on the water, reading good books and just being with his family.