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CASS Executive Directors

Years Served                                                                       Name                                                            
2020 - Present David Keohane
2013 - 20 Barry Litun
2008 - 13 Kath Rhyason
2001 - 08 Lee Lucente
1995 - 01 Dr. Neil Gannon
1992 - 95 Dr. Robert Plaxton (D)*
1987 - 92 Marvin Bruce
1983 - 87 Ernie Elkins (D)*
1978 - 83 Jack Van Tighem (D)*
1973 - 78 Jack James (D)*
*(D) Deceased

CASS Presidents

Years Served         Name                                 Jurisdiction                              Title/Position                  
2019-21 Bevan Daverne (2-year term) Golden Hills School Division Superintendent
2018-19 Kurt Sacher Chinook's Edge School Division Superintendent
2017-18 Christopher MacPhee Canadian Rockies Public Schools Superintendent
2016-17 Colleen Symyrozum-Watt            Pembina Hills Public Schools            Superintendent
2015-16 John Waterhouse Westwind School Division Deputy Superintendent        
2014-15                      Karl Germann           Grande Prairie Catholic  Superintendent
2013-14 Dr. Larry Jacobs (D)* Wolf Creek School Div.  Chief Superintendent
2012-13 Craig Foley  Calgary Catholic School Div.  Superintendent, HR 
2011-12 Roger Nippard  Northern Lights School Div.  Superintendent
2010-11 Barry Litun Lethbridge School District Superintendent
2009-10 Greg Woronuk Peace River School Div. Assistant Superintendent
2008-09 Paulette Hanna Red Deer Catholic Reg. Div. Superintendent
2007-08 Dr. Jim Brandon Foothills School Div. Deputy Superintendent
2006-07 Mary Lynne Campbell Parkland School Div Superintendent
2005-06 Barbara Gammon Palliser Reg. Div. Assoc Supt.
2004-05 Barry Stangeland High Prairie S. Div. Assoc Supt.
2003-04 Patricia Dorney (D)* Calgary RCSSD No. 1 Area Superintendent
2002-03 Jim Gibbons Chinook's Edge S.D. Superintendent
2001-02 Dr. Hal Kluczny Wetaskiwin R.P.S.D. Superintendent
2000-01 Dr. Darwin Eckstrom Peace Wapiti Dep. Supt.
1999-2000 Ed Wittchen Northern Lights S.D. Superintendent
1998-99 John Darroch Palliser Reg. Div. Assoc. Superintendent
1997-98 David A. Lynn Foothills School Division Superintendent
1996-97 Dr. David Young (D)* Parkland School Division Superintendent
1995-96 Brian Callaghan Canadian Rockies Superintendent
1994-95 Muriel Dunnigan Edmonton Catholic Assoc. Superintendent
1993-94 Dick Baker (D)* Edmonton Public Assoc. Superintendent
1992-93 Merv Kurtz County of Lacombe Superintendent
1991-92 Dave Thomas East Smoky School Div. Superintendent
1990-91 Gordon Welch Strathcona County Superintendent
July 1990 Dr. Alan MacLeod Willow Creek School Div. Superintendent
1989-90 Warren Phillips County of Mountain View Asst. Superintendent
1988-89 Dr. John McCarthy Calgary Catholic Superintendent
1987-88 Gary Kiernan Lakeland Public Superintendent
1986-87 Jacqueline Gee Strathcona Count Assoc Superintendent
1985-86 Robert David County of Lacombe Superintendent
1984-85 Harold Parr Rocky View School Div Deputy Superintendent
1982-84 Gerry Heck Fort McMurray Catholic Superintendent
Jul-Sept 1982 Bill Brownlee Red Deer Public Superintendent
1981-82 Dr. Gordon Rancier (D)* Strathcona County Superintendent
1980-81 Dennis Grant Grande Prairie Catholic Superintendent
1979-80 Dr. Robert Plaxton (D)* Lethbridge Public Superintendent
1978-79 Gerry Wilson Three Hills School Div. Superintendent
1977-78 Dr. Harold MacNeil (D)* Edmonton Catholic Superintendent
1976-77 Alvin Myhre County of Parkland Superintendent
1975-76 Dr. Jack Van Tighem (D)* Calgary Catholic Superintendent
1974-75 Harold Jepson (D)* County of Mountain View Superintendent
1973-74 Bert Strain (D)* Stettler School District Superintendent
1972-73 Frank Riddle (D)* Medicine Hat Public Superintendent
1971-72 Jack James (D)* Calgary Public Sec. Schools Supt.
1970-71 Dr. Harold MacNeil (D)* Edmonton Catholic Superintendent
1969-70 Robert Kimmit (D)* Lethbridge Catholic Superintendent
1968-69 Dr. Robert Warren (D)* Calgary Public Superintendent
1967-68 Harold Dawe (D)* Red Deer Public Superintendent
1966-67 Dr. Olaf Larson (D)* Medicine Hat Public Superintendent
1964-66 Dr. Peter Bargen (D)* Edmonton Public Superintendent
*(D) Deceased

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