Max Cooke

Max Cooke

Interim CEO (Director of the EdCan Network)

Reporting to the Chair and with the advice of the Board of Directors and Advisory Council, the Interim CEO sets the strategic direction of the EdCan Network. This includes providing strategic leadership to ensure that the EdCan Network is driven by its vision, mission and principles and focused on research, initiatives and activities that leverage our publications and events to seize a stronger pan-Canadian position and voice among broader public audiences, influence an educational innovation and equity research and policy narrative, and strengthen the network’s value among existing and potential EdCan Network members. The Interim CEO negotiates funding agreements and is accountable for the effective management of the organization’s operations, communications, partnerships and achievement of its objectives.

Mia San Jose

Mia San Jose

Operations Manager

The Operations Manager is responsible for the day-to-day financial, operational, human resource and office administration. This includes providing overall financial oversight, monitoring and reporting, managing membership recruitment and retention and publication advertising, and managing event logistics while liaising with a network of suppliers to ensure efficiency and cost-effectiveness and facilitating data-driven decision-making in all aspects of the organization’s affairs.

Sophie H.-Bienvenue

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Sophie develops knowledge mobilization strategies using digital and traditional communications to engage Canadians into a conversation about transforming public education.

André Rebeiz

André Rebeiz

Research Manager 

André provides critical analysis to implement a variety of research projects, knowledge tools, and promotional materials to advance evidence-informed and anecdotal good practices in Canadian K-12 public education.
holly bennett

Holly Bennett

English Editor of Education Canada Magazine

Jean-Claude Bergeron Réseau ÉdCan

Jean-Claude Bergeron

Francophone Editor of Education Canada Magazine

Gilles Latour


Gilles manages and oversees all financial and business planning while managing the office and HR side of the organization.