Congratulations to all our SHEC Graduates! Individuals with a (c) next to their name have achieved Options for Sexual Health Certification as a Sexual Health Educator.

SHEC 2019 Spring Graduating Class — Practicum in progress

SHEC 2019 Spring students after completing the course component

Becky Roth, Darren Frisk, Deirdre McLaughlin, Jessica Terezakis, Kassidy Delcaro, Kristina Campbell, Louise Utting, Megan Gilron, Sarah Maitland, Sherry Nassrin, Tessy Vanderhaeghe, Victoria Sidorovich

SHEC 2018 Fall Graduating Class — Practicum in progress

SHEC 2018 Fall students after completing the course component

Anita Rudolph, Elizabeth van Wollen, Indra Prakash, Jamie Pozer, Justine Banigan, Kathleen Hare, Rebecca Geddes, Sarah Aspinall, Sarah Farhangi, Sharon Smiley, Wendy Buckland

SHEC 2018 Spring Graduating Class

SHEC 2018 Spring students after completing the course component (David Hallstead not pictured)

Ashten Black, David Hallstead, Jessie Tougas (c), Julie Miller (c), Kristin Trotter, Lorraine Langstaff, Nicole Weremy (c), Rayka Kumru, Tara Moon

SHEC 2017 Fall Graduating Class

SHEC 2017 Fall students after completing the course component.

Adria Collins (c), Allison Pennal (c), Angelique Baker, Danielle Stacey (c), Jane Andersen (c), Jay Wade, Martha Solomon (c), Mary Saugstad (c), Rachel Glover, Ray, Samantha Strange (c), Silvain Dang, Susan Kozielecki

SHEC 2017 Spring Graduating Class

SHEC 2017 Spring students after completing the course component.

Anea Bogue, Chelsea Oaten (c), Christine Lessmann, Claire Connors (c), Cristina Serban, Jennifer Martin, Landa Fox (c), Sookie Bardwell

SHEC 2016 Fall Graduating Class

SHEC 2016 Fall students after completing the course component.

Aleisha Ross (c), Brittney Udall, Christina Bergin, Corinne Underwood, Deivi Gaitan Ramirez, Francesca Lee, Margaret Erickson, Sarah Watt, Shannon Jones (c), Sherri-Ann Anderson (c), Sofia Fortin, Tina Johnson (c)

SHEC 2016 Spring Graduating Class

SHEC 2016 Spring students after completing the course component.

Anne Barringer, Falon Laroye, Kelsey Savage (c), Kim Dalton (c), Kristina Laban (c), Luana Foulkes (c), Paula Bowman, Rebecca Nava (c), Renee Gregerson (c), Sarah Stark, Tegan Ringham, Tuval Nafshi

SHEC 2015 North Graduating Class

SHEC 2015 North students after completing the course component (Whitney Elliott-Learie not pictured).

Ross Jenkins (c), Shari Wallace, Susan Trabant (c), Whitney Elliott-Learie

SHEC 2015 Vancouver Graduating Class

Aimee Miedema, Gabriela Rosales, Jenna Nakamura (c), Kelly Monjazeb, Lauren Shay, Lisa Perizzolo (c), Marissa Brown, Michael Moss, Nicola Waring (c), Rachel Barr, Shelley Taylor (c), Stephen Ziff (c)

SHEC 2014 Graduating Class

SHEC 2014 students after completing the course component with instructor Kristen Gilbert.

Amy Patteron, Denelle Bonneau, Evening Star Casimir, Jenny Redpath (c), Jodie Petruzzellis (c), John Woods (c), Judith Fearing (c), Leta Burechailo (c), Pam Richmond (c), Ryan Peters (c), Tiffany Wightman (c)

SHEC 2013 Graduating Class

SHEC 2013 students after completing the course component with instructor, Kristen Gilbert.

Alicia Embree, Anne Townes, Claire Frampton, Daniel Kline, Emily Wagner, Gaianna Love (c), Kristina “Cookie” Bain, Lindsay Balson (c), Marnie Goldenberg, Michelle Schaefer (c), Miranda Massie (c), Roja Bagheri

SHEC 2011 Graduating Class

SHEC 2011 students after the completion of the course component with instructor Kristen Gilbert.

Ainsley Szewchuk (c), Bobbie Lucas, Deborah Wongs, Emily Ophus, Kate MacLeod (c), Linsay Skelding, Myriam Dumont, Parker Hewes, Selena Hallett-Pike (c), Tanya Currie (c), Teresa Weatherhead (c), Tymarah Cholewa (c), Zeineen Panju (c)

SHEC 2010 Graduating Class

SHEC 2010 students after the completion of the course component with coordinator Saira Hansen and instructor Kristen Gilbert.

Andrea Kelsall (c), Anisha Abdulla, Ashleigh Turner (c), Catherine Evashuk (c), Cheryl Viel, Clayton Boehler (c), Elfi Dillon-Shaw, Jane Langton (c), Jean King, Jessica Wollen (c), Jordana Coreblum (c), Joyce Tam (c), Julie Nagra (c), Kate Hutchins (c), Kerri Isham (c), Patricia Murphy (c), Renee Lanctot (c)

SHEC 2006 (pilot) Graduating Class

SHEC 2006 students receive their certificate of completion of the course component with instructor, Joy Becker.

Alix Bacon (c), Brandy Wiebe, Dawn Petten (c), Erin McKay (c), Jan Sippel, Kathryn Kimmerly (c), Kristen Gilbert (c), Lauren Goldman (c), Marcia Fukunaga, Natalie Wagner (c), Nicole da Costa (c), Tara Hansen (c), Sheryl Mair (c)

Once an educator becomes Options for Sexual Health certified, there are requirements to maintain this status.

The continuing education component requires a demonstration of participants’ ongoing knowledge, skills, and competency development through completion of approved courses, workshops, and ongoing sexual health education delivery.

Below is the current list of Options for Sexual Health Certified Sexual Health Educators


  • Adria Collins
  • Ainsley Szewchuk
  • Aleisha Ross
  • Allison Pennal
  • Chelsea Oaten
  • Claire Connors
  • Danielle Stacey
  • Erin McKay
  • Gaianna Love
  • Jane Andersen
  • Jenna Nakamura
  • Jenny Redpath
  • Jessica Wollen
  • Jessie Tougas
  • Jodie Petruzzellis
  • John Woods
  • Joy Becker
  • Joyce Tam
  • Judith Fearing
  • Julie Miller
  • Kate MacLeod
  • Kathryn Kimmerly
  • Kelsey Savage
  • Kerri Isham
  • Kim Dalton
  • Kristen Gilbert
  • Kristina Laban
  • Landa Fox
  • Leta Burechailo
  • Lindsay Balson
  • Lisa Perizzolo
  • Luana Foulkes
  • Martha Solomon
  • Mary Saugstad
  • Michelle Schaefer
  • Miranda Massie
  • Nicky Waring
  • Nicole Weremy
  • Pam Richmond
  • Rebecca Nava
  • Renee Gregerson
  • Ross Jenkins
  • Ryan Peters
  • Samantha Strange
  • Selena Hallett-Pike
  • Shannon Jones
  • Sherri-Ann Anderson
  • Sue Trabant
  • Stephen Ziff
  • Teresa Weatherhead
  • Tiffany Wightman
  • Tina Johnson