Rosey Manhas

Rosey Manhas

President

Rosey is a dedicated healthcare professional with over 25 years of experience. She is a wife and mother of two children, one in elementary school and the other in middle school. In her leisure time, Rosey enjoys playing soccer with the Burnaby Thirty-Something Women’s Soccer League.

Rosey has shown her commitment to education and community involvement by serving as the PAC Chair at Smiling Creek Elementary when it first opened and joining the District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) four years ago to support children and families throughout the district.

Rosey believes that schools should provide a positive environment where children can grow and learn to become happy and healthy individuals. She is passionate about fostering an inclusive community, education, and environment for all students. Her top priority is ensuring that parents are well-informed and actively involved in decisions regarding their children’s education.

Jamie Manchester

Jamie Manchester

Vice President

Jamie is a busy wife and mother of two children. She has 15 years combined experience as Treasurer,  Secretary, Vice President and President for her children’s PAC’s. She has been the DPAC Treasurer for the last 4 years and is excited to step into the role of Vice President.

Jamie is passionate about being involved in the school community and is looking forward to both sharing her ideas and learning from her fellow DPAC executive members.

Sherie Bohorquez

Sherie Bohorquez

Secretary

Sherie has 2 children in elementary school and has been on the PAC executive for 4 years. She grew up here in the Tri-cities, graduating from Terry Fox High. Sherie has always had a passion for learning, graduating with a BSc Honours in Environmental Sciences from Carleton U in Ottawa. She has worked in a variety of jobs in the Environmental Industry including positions in federal, provincial and municipal governments, and in private industry. As well, she has over 15 years of customer service experience, several as a customer service/cashier supervisor. Sherie is also a dedicated volunteer at her kids’ school and in the community. Her multidisciplinary studies and work experience have nurtured a keen interest in supporting an informed community. She looks forward to being a respectful, engaged, and curious voice for parents in our District 43.

Jimmy Fung

Jimmy Fung

Treasurer

Jimmy is like a salmon returning to its spawning place, having been a student of SD43, started in Eagleridge Elementary to Port Moody Secondary to graduated from Pinetree Secondary, eager to give back. He is passionate about parent involvement in enhancing the education experience for students of all levels. He believes in equal opportunity and inclusivity for all. He is a father of 3, one in high-school, one in middle school, and one coming into elementary. Since moving back to Coquitlam and residing on Burke Mountain in 2018, he has served as various executive positions on multiple PACs. He wishes to continue to serve as an advocate for parents and students of SD43.

Nick Horning

Nick Horning

PAC Communications Liaison

Nick and his family live in Burke Mountain.  Nick is a full time real estate professional who has always made volunteering and community service a priority – most notably raising money for cancer charities over the past 14 years.  More recently, Nick has also taken on a number of volunteering and event planning roles at his son’s school.
Between work and family commitments, Nick’s hobbies include cycling, golfing, playing tennis, reading, playing guitar.
Amy Jaeggle

Amy Jaeggle

Newsletter Editor

Amy is a mother of a child in elementary school. She worked in field of social services for over 10 years, and now works in accounting for the film industry. Having volunteered in the education system over the years, she wants to continue learning and sharing with other parents.

Andrea Burgoyne

Andrea Burgoyne

Member at Large 1

Andrea is the proud mother of two daughters, the oldest in elementary and the other in preschool. A Montreal native, she moved to Vancouver 17 years ago and is grateful to work and live in the natural beauty of BC. Her hobbies are being outdoors, getting her hands dirty in the garden and going on family adventures. She’s been on the executive Coast Salish PAC since its opening in 2022 and has been involved in numerous volunteer based roles to help create a fun and positive school community. Her passion for building connections and promoting environments for students to thrive at school is what led her to join the DPAC as a member at large.