Board of Advisors
Frank Lonardelli is the CEO of Arlington Street Investments and the founder of The Arlington Street Foundation Scholarship Society. Inspired by his own experience growing up in a first generation Italian Immigrant family located in downtown Winnipeg and challenges with school, Frank established the fund to support young people to overcome personal adversity in their pursuit of higher education. He believes that with a combination of mentorship and financial support young people can achieve great things.
Paul Labun works for the Manitoba Government as a strategic advisor and communications consultant. Key areas of activity include green energy development and crown corporations. Paul spent several years directing democratization projects in post-conflict Bosnia and worked as a legislative researcher at the House of Commons in Ottawa. At Gordon Bell High School, Paul played team sports with Frank and was setter and captain of their successful volleyball team. He was a recipient of the H.E. Gaston Award as the best student athlete. Paul went on to play volleyball for the Winnipeg Wesmen. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree and holds a Masters degree from Queen’s University.
Marc Kuly develops inner city teachers within Winnipeg School Division’s Professional Learning and Leadership Centre .Winner of the Manitoba Arts Council Above and Beyond Award for Arts in Education and the YM/YWCA Peace Medal, Marc specializes in helping students from diverse backgrounds learn and work together in the creation of public education projects. A frequent storyteller and public speaker, Marc has managed heritage interpretation programs for Parks Canada and taught at Gordon Bell High School, served as a consultant with the Manitoba School Improvement Program and published on supporting War Affected Students. He holds a Masters Degree in Education in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning from the University of Manitoba and lectures regularly at the University of Winnipeg.
Dave Coulter retired from teaching in 2009 after a 40 year career at Gordon Bell. His plan for a life of leisure was derailed when he assumed the duties of acting Science Consultant for the Winnipeg School Division.
He has always admired how many of his students overcame huge obstacles in the pursuit of their education, and is very pleased to be a part of making it possible for such a student to have a fully funded post-secondary education. Dave received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Winnipeg and a Masters in Education from the University of Manitoba.