The Board of Education held its annual elections on November 25, 2019. Nominations were called for the position of Board Chair, Vice Chair, and Board representatives for the British Columbia Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) and the British Columbia School Trustees’ Association Provincial Councillor (BCSTA).
Jordan Watters was voted in as Board Chair. This will be her second term serving as Board Chair. Watters has been a school trustee since 2014.
“I am grateful to have received the Board’s support to continue on as Chair for a second year. It is a privilege to work with all of the trustees, staff, students, government agencies, local partners and the community. I am exceptionally proud of the depth and breadth of work our Board is doing to improve learning conditions and outcomes for our students. We have ambitious goals, and wish to be a progressive Board that engages our learning community so we move forward together to achieve the best success for our students.”
Ann Whiteaker was re-elected as Vice Chair of the Board of Education.
Trustee Rob Paynter was voted in as the Board representative for BCPSEA. Trustee Ryan Painter was elected as the Board Representative for BCSTA.