Pro Team Categories Archives: District Support

Ms. Michelle Stonehouse

Ms. Stonehouse has been involved with Calgary Arts Academy since the doors opened in 2003.

She has held several positions including parent volunteer, lunchroom supervisor, resident visual artist, educator and administrator.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Philosophy at Carleton University in Ottawa, he Bachelor of Education degree at Trent University in Peterborough and her Masters of Science degree from the University of Oregon.

Michelle is thrilled to be a part of such an exciting, creative and innovative environment.

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Janice Nigh

Ms. Nigh has been the Arts Coordinator at Calgary Arts Academy since the first students stepped of the buses in 2003.  She currently holds the title of Community Arts Coordinator.

She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of British Columbia and has worked as a community health nurse.  In addition, she has worked in several schools in Halifax, Vancouver, Phoenix and Calgary, providing educational support to students.

Prior to joining Calgary Arts Academy, Ms. Nigh worked as Family Coordinator at Ronald McDonald House in Calgary.  She is also a volunteer with Calgary Youth Justice in the Extra Judicial Sanctions Program.

She is excited to work with community organizations and make Calgary Arts Academy’s Education Centre on the Calgary Stampede Youth Campus a reality!

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Mr. Roy Miguens

Mr. Miguens has worked at Calgary Arts Academy since 2012, in addition to contract work prior to that time.

A native Calgarian, Roy graduated from the University of Calgary’s Electrical Engineering department in 2000.  After graduation, he joined a software development company in Silicon Valley, California.  In 2005, he moved to Oregon, where he continued in the same industry and got married.

Recently, he moved back to Calgary to be closer to his extended family.

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Kevin Loftus

Mr. Loftus started with Calgary Arts Academy in 2008.  He has been involved with the school as a volunteer since its inception, and is responsible for the design of the original logo and website.

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Dale Erickson

Dale Erickson was involved with the writing of our original charter and has worked at Calgary Arts Academy since opening in 2003.

Mr. Erickson completed his Bachelor of Education degree at the University of Calgary and his Masters of Science degree at the University of Oregon.

He is passionate about all art forms.  His area of specialty is music.

For Mr. Erickson, Calgary Arts Academy is a dream come true!

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