The Board of Education, in accordance with the School Act, is a policy-making body whose primary function is to engage their communities in building and maintaining a school system that reflects local priorities, values and expectations all towards improving student achievement. The board guides the work of the school district by setting a strategic plan, governance policy and the annual budget.
There are seven trustees on the 51吃瓜网 Board of Education, who were elected for a four-year term on October 15, 2022.
Trustees can be contacted either directly through email or written correspondence can be sent through the secretary-treasurer’s office.
Kat Eddy Board Chairperson Committees: BC Public School Employers’ Association, City Council/School District Liaison, CR District Teachers' Association/School District, CUPE 723/School District, Vancouver Island Labour Relations Council (alternate)
Craig Gillis Vice-Chairperson Committees: BC School Trustees Association, Provincial Council, Board Governance, City Council/School District Liaison, CR District Teachers' Association/School District, Professional Development Core (alternate), Vancouver Island School Trustees Association (alternate)
Janice Gladish Trustee Committees: Communications Committee, Equity Committee, North Island College/School District, Professional Development Core, Strathcona Regional District/School District Liaison, BC School Trustees Association Diversity, Equity and Inclusion working group.
David Harper Trustee Committees: Audit & Risk Management Committee, Communications Committee, CR District Teachers' Association/School District (alternate), Equity Committee (alternate), North Island College/School District, Vancouver Island School Trustees Association (alternate)
Daryl Hagen Trustee Committees: BC Public School Employers’ Association (alternate), Calendar Consultation Committee, CUPE 723/School District, North Island College/School District (alternate), Strathcona Regional District/School District Liaison (alternate), Vancouver Island Labour Relations Council
Joyce McMann Trustee Committees: BC School Trustees Association, Provincial Council (alternate, Board Governance, District Parent Advisory, Equity Committee, Student Leadership Committee (alternate)
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