Our Team

Be passionate

Every Brookes team member shares a unique contribution with our campus and our student body, always willing to go the extra mile to prioritize our students and deliver educational excellence.

All of our staff are highly qualified, internationally experienced teachers and administrators. With one teacher to every 10 students, you’ll receive personalized attention and growth.

Jerry Salvador

Head Of School

MA, BA Hon. Dip Ed.

Jerry Salvador

Head Of School

MA, BA Hon. Dip Ed.

Jerry joined the Brookes Education Group as one of the co-founders of Brookes Shawnigan Lake. He is also the Founding Chairman of Dwight School Seoul. Jerry came to the group as a 28-year veteran of the prestigious United World Colleges movement where he was Dean of Studies, Director of Residence, and Assistant and Interim Director at Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific in Victoria, British Columbia. He has extensive knowledge of the International Baccalaureate Organization. As part of a UWC’s initiative, Jerry became the Director of the Hermann Gmeiner SOS International College in Santa Ana, Costa Rica. This is a unique school designed to provide academically high achieving SOS orphans with the International Baccalaureate Diploma. Jerry’s role was to raise the academic standards of the school and to lead the IB Diploma authorization process. In turn, he initiated the process for Hermann Gmeiner SOS International School to become a United World College, currently UWC Costa Rica.

Martin Mai

Principal

Martin Mai

Principal

Martin Mai has a wealth of demonstrated educational leadership skills, recently as the Principal from the Canadian International School Egypt. Other International Leadership postings include Nansha College Preparatory Academy in South China, Dhaka, Bangladesh and the ICARDA International School in Aleppo, Syria. Martin holds a Bachelor Degree in Art (Western Ontario) and Bachelor of Education (Western Ontario), British Columbia Teaching Licensure, Principal Certification (York University) and a Master’s Degree in Education Leadership (Niagara University). On the personal side, Martin is a former Canadian rowing champion and a bronze medalist at the Pan-American games. Mr. Mai is keenly aware of the warm sense of family and community that exists at Brookes and is extremely excited to immerse himself in this vibrant community.

Linda Bayes

Vice Principal of Academics

Linda Bayes

Vice Principal of Academics

Linda earned her Bachelors Degree from the University of Calgary, and her Masters Degree from the College of New Jersey. She has served internationally as an IB Coordinator in Kuwait, Korea, Dubai and most recently China. She has a passion for creating a meaningful and stimulating learning environment for students, and is eager to put her passion into practice at Brookes. Linda loves to play golf, enjoys cooking, and values time spent with good friends.