• 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.

  • Alexandra K. Jensen (BS Marketing)

    Alexandra K. Jensen (BS Marketing)

    Education Program Coordinator

    Alexandra (Ali) joined MineralsEd in 2018. Ali grew up in an iron and copper rich mining community in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Part of a family with multi-generational mining experience, Ali brings her heart to working with teachers to effectively communicate to students the positive impact mining has on communities. As the Education Program Coordinator, Ali is responsible for the communications with teachers, schools, and districts regarding all MineralsEd programming.