• Sheila R. Stenzel (BA, MSc, PhD Geology)

    Sheila R. Stenzel (BA, MSc, PhD Geology)


    Sheila joined MineralsEd in 1999, first as a volunteer presenter for MineralsEd's in-service workshops, then as Education Program coordinator until 2003 when she became Director. Raised in farm country, Sheila brings with her strong academic background in geosciences and teaching experience, a great appreciation for the primary resources Earth provides. She provides geology instruction at MineralsEd's teacher workshops and is involved in all other aspects of MineralsEd program development and delivery. Her long-time affiliation with the school program has built a good understanding of both the world of education and the BC broad-based mining community.

  • Kristi Collins

    Kristi Collins


    Kristi joined MineralsEd as the Education Program Coordinator in April 2019. Graduating from UBC in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, Kristi brings valuable knowledge of Earth Science to our resources and programs, and excitement to help build that knowledge in K-12 classrooms. She grew up and went to school in the Fraser Valley, worked while a student as a swiming instructor for many years, and is an outdoor and equestrian enthusiast. In her role with MineralsEd Kristi is responsible for the communications with teachers, schools and districts regarding all MineralsEd programming.