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The Mentor College/TEAM School administrative team is led by director Mr. Chuck Macdonald. The principals in each division provide support and guidance to teachers and students across the divisions of Mentor College & TEAM School.

Senior Administration

Ken Philbrook - Executive Director/Co-Founder, Mentor College & TEAM School

As a parent himself, Executive Director & Co-Founder Ken Philbrook knows and understands your concerns about the education of children. He takes an active role in maintaining a positive, caring environment, rich in personal attention, where children are encouraged to think and reason for themselves.

Chuck Macdonald
- Director, Mentor College & TEAM School

In 2014, Chuck Macdonald assumed the role of Director.  Mr. Macdonald has been a teacher, principal, and administrator during his tenure at Mentor College and T.E.A.M. School, and was the Assistant Director of the schools since 2003.  Mr. Macdonald holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education degrees.

High School Division

David Whyte - Principal, High School Division (Grades 9-12)

Mr. Whyte holds a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Administration and Bachelor degrees in Science and Education. As well as classroom teaching experience, he has many additional qualifications including Special Education and Guidance.

Randy Hall - Vice-Principal, High School Division (Grades 9-12)

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Aneil Panchal - Assistant Vice-Principal, High School Division (Grades 9-12)

Mr. Panchal has been a faculty member at Mentor College since 2008 - during which time he has taught Canadian History, English, Learning Strategies, Leadership, and World History. Mr. Panchal is actively involved with Marauder sports as coach of the cricket, hockey, and basketball teams. He has also led groups of students internationally on the Battlefields of Europe tour. Mr. Panchal holds a Masters of Education (Leadership & Administration) from the University of New Brunswick.

Intermediate Division

Lori Findlay - Principal, Intermediate Division (Grades 5-8)

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Christina Weinkauf - Vice-Principal, Intermediate Division (Grades 5-8)

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Primary Division

Barb Philbrook - Principal, Primary Division (JK-Grade 4) 

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Leeanne Talarico - Vice-Principal, Primary Division (JK-Grade 4)

Leeanne Talarico started at Mentor College in 2000 as a Grade 4 teacher. Before becoming vice principal of the Primary Division, Mrs. Talarico also taught Grade 1, directed the school play, organized play day, and coached soccer, skipping, and intramural teams. She continues to coach the jumprope demo team. Mrs. Talarico holds a Masters of Education from Nipissing University. 

All Divisions

Chris Starkey - Administrative Principal, Mentor College & TEAM School

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