Wade Peary is the Principal at Riverside College. He is currently overseeing 6 Program areas, and Continuing Education in the Mission School District. Wade has been an administrator in two school districts for the past 14 years. He has worked at every level of education, from Pre-school to University on two different continents. During his educational career, Wade spent 4 years teaching at the Career Technical Centre in Abbotsford, where he worked side by side with UFV instructors to educate students in skills training. Wade has been recognized for his involvement in student leadership provincially as well as internationally. Wade has served as a board member and president of British Columbia Association of Student Activities for 12 years and has also sat for two years on the Canadian Student Leadership Association. In his free time, Wade enjoys spending time with his wife while taxiing their children around to their many activities.