Board of Directors

Edith- Financial Administrator

​Edith has been involved with Thorold Cooperative Nursery School for well

over 20 years. She started out as treasurer while her children attended the Nursery School. Then took on the position of financial administrator.  


Edith oversees and administers all the financial aspects of the nursery school.


You will also find her volunteering her time at the school for our various activities and especially our fundraising events.


She and her husband Brian are now officially empty nesters.  Their daughter, Katrina, resides and works in Toronto at an advertising firm, while their son, Michael, works in the golf industry in the beautiful town of Canmore, Alberta. Both are graduates of the Nursery School.


Deanna - 1st Vice President 

Deanna was elected on May 2, 2019. 

Her main responsibilities are fundraising and promoting the school.



Tanya- President

Tanya joined the board in October 2017 as secretary,May 2018  she was voted in for the 1st Vice President position and in May 2019 she was Elected President. As President she supports and promotes the school, encourages board and parent participation and oversees the general running of the school in its day to day activities.


Tanya currently has two boys attending and one who has graduated from the school.


Maria- 2nd Vice President



Maria joined the board in October 2019. Her key responsibilities include promoting the school through advertising and community events and maintenance of the school.


Maria worked as a Kindergarten teacher for 9 years and is now a stay at home mom of 4 children. Her oldest is in grade 3, her second child attends the nursery school and her twins will be attending in the future.



Nikki- Treasurer

Nikki has been on the board since March 2019 and is responsible for managing all of the membership fees and acting as a signing authority for the organization.


Nikki is a stay at home mom of 2 children. Her oldest attends Thorold co-operative Nursery School, and her husband attended the school with Mrs. Rena 27 years ago.


Carly- Secretary

Carly joined the board in Oct. 2018. Some of her duties include ensuring meetings are effectively recorded, creating newsletters, event handouts and other administration requirements. She is also involved in the schools fundraising events.

Carly has two children, Hadley and Griffin. Hadley is 5 years old and in senior kindergarten; Griffin is 2 years old and began attending the preschool this year. Carly works at a local dental office.




Denise- Teacher


Denise is an Registered Early Childhood Educator and has been the substitute teacher for the school for 15 years. 


She has been on the board for the last 8 years and holds the position of Event Planner for our yearly Auction Fundraiser.   


Denise and her husband Chad have two children whom have both attended the school for 4 years. She has also been a Home childcare provider for the last 8 years and continues to be a positive and warm caregiver to all children.


Rena- Teacher/Supervisor

​Rena is an Registered Early Childhood Educator with an additional two years of child and youth studies at Brock University. 


She has enjoyed 30 years of developing, teaching and supervising the programs at TCNS. 


In 1990, she was the driving force behind the relocation of the school to its current facility. Today, we continue to enjoy the beautiful faciity and exceptional programs offered by TCNS.


Rena and her spouse Brady have two grown children, Evan and Kailey.


She takes tremendous pride in the Nursery School and will continue to nurture this program with lots of love.