Principal & Vice Principal Appointment

August 30, 2023

The Quesnel School District is pleased to announce the following appointment effective August 1, 2023.


Principal – Voyageur Elementary

Ms. Jan Bauer has been appointed as principal of Voyageur Elementary School.    Ms. Bauer has served as the principal of Dragon Lake Elementary since 2013 and was previously the principal of Parkland Elementary as well as the district principal of the International Student Program.

Ms. Bauer holds a Masters of Education in Administration and Leadership.

Ms. Bauer will be replacing Mr. Grant Colegate who has decided to return to full-time teaching in the district.


Vice-Principal – Voyageur Elementary

Ms. Sonia Pannu-Baidwan has been appointed as vice-principal of Voyageur Elementary.  Ms. Pannu-Baidwan has worked as a classroom teacher for the school district since 2013.

Ms. Pannu-Baidwan holds a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction:  Trauma and Resilience in an Educational Setting.

Ms. Pannu-Baidwan will be replacing Ms. Anne Mummery who has been appointed as principal of Dragon Lake Elementary.