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Meet Your Instructors

Est. in 1993 by Dave Empey, MP’s Driver Education Inc. has been serving Woodstock and surrounding communities for the past two decades and has certified over 16,000 students. MP’s is committed to providing individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure safe driving.

 

If you’re ready to book a course, or just need more information – don’t hesitate to contact us!

Dave Empey

Dave Empey

Founder

Est. in 1993 by Dave Empey, MP’s Driver Education Inc. has been serving Woodstock and surrounding communities for the past two decades and has certified over 10,000 students. MP’s is committed to providing individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure safe driving.

Judy Chaisson

Judy Chaisson

Driving Instructor

Judy has been a certified driving instructor since 1991 and is qualified to teach In-Class and In-Car. Judy has been with MP’s Driver Education Inc. Since 1995.

Hometown:  Ingersoll, Ontario
Favourite road to drive on: Almost anything that’s not gravel
Favourite time of year to drive: Mid-Spring to Mid-Fall
First car: My first training car was a 3 cylinder White Chevy Sprint with NO A/C
Favourite Car Wash: the U-wash
Favourite pastime:  Reading Harlequin while I’m waiting for the kids
First Job I Had:  making shoes
Best Job I ever had:  Being a driving instructor

Brandon Empey

Brandon Empey

Driving Instructor

Brandon has been a certified driving instructor since 2014 and is qualified to teach In-Car. Brandon has been with MP’s Driver Education Inc. Since April 2014.

Favourite Road to Drive: The Trans Canada Highway
Favourite Time of Day to Drive: Sunday afternoon
First Car: A red Dodge Ram 1500
Favourite Destination: Nova Scotia
Favourite way to wash the car: The rain

Edna Williamson

Edna Williamson

Driving Instructor

Edna has been a certified instructor since 1979 and is qualified to teach both In-Class and In-Car. Edna has been with MP’s Driver Education inc. since 1993.

Hometown: Princeton, ON
Favourite time of day to drive: The Morning
First Car:  Blue 1985 Chevette
Favourite Destination: Home

Wendy Strickler

Wendy Strickler

Driving Instructor

Wendy has been a certified instructor since 2000 and became certified to teach In-Class in 2015. She is also certified as a Commercial Vehicle Instructor.

Hometown: Woodstock, ON
Favourite time of day to drive: I love to walk at 5:30 in the morning. It’s so quiet before the city gets up!
First Car:  1976 Green Toyota Corolla (just like the one in That 70s Show!)
Favourite Destination: My trailer in Kingsville
Best air freshener scent: Fresh Linen

Gordon Pease

Gordon Pease

Driving Instructor

Gordon has been a certified driving instructor since 1986 and is qualified to teach In-Class and In-Car. Gordon has been with MP’s Driver Education Inc. Since 2011

Hometown: Maxwell,On but I live in Ingersoll now
First Job: I became a driving instructor right out of college
Hobbies: I spend my spare time in the winter playing hockey and in the summer I enjoy attending car shows with my classic police car.
Favourite way to wash the car: I always wash my car by hand
Favourite road to drive: The drive through Beaver Valley in Grey County or along the coast of Lake Huron on the M-25 in Michigan

MP’s Driver Education Inc. is a proud supporter of 
The Woodstock Soccer Club

MP’s Driver Education Inc. is a proud supporter of 
The Woodstock Navy Vets