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​SCDSB Update 6 – December 2, 2013December 3, 2013 Category: Board UpdatesBack to News Page

This update provides highlights of the Simcoe County District School Board Special Organizational Meeting held Monday, December 2, 2013. Agendas and/or reports considered at this meeting may be accessed at www.scdsb.on.ca.

Director of Education Kathryn Wallace outlined the procedures pertaining to the election of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson.

Chairperson Acclaimed

Trustee Peter Beacock, representing Oro-Medonte and Springwater, was acclaimed Chairperson of the Board.

This is Chairperson Beacock’s first year as Chairperson. He has experience in the position of Vice-Chairperson and in chairing standing committees. He is serving his second term as a trustee.

Vice-Chairperson Elected

Trustee Michele Locke, representing Midland, Penetanguishene, Wasaga Beach & Tiny, was elected Vice-Chairperson of the Board.

Vice-Chairperson Locke is serving her first term as trustee.

Selection Committee

Trustees APPROVED the following motion:

That Trustee Christine Williams be declared as the third member of the trustee selection committee, as stipulated in Article II, Item 5.

In accordance with Board By-laws: “The Selection Committee, comprised of three members - the incoming Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and one other member elected at the Inaugural meeting of the Board shall seek from board members their preferences regarding committee membership, and shall make its recommendations to the Board for approval at the regular Board meeting in December.”

Chairperson’s Inaugural Address

Chairperson Beacock presented his inaugural address to the Board. To view Chairperson Beacock’s remarks, please click here.

Future Business  

Visit www.scdsb.on.ca for information about future Board and Committee meetings, or to view video archives of Board meetings. Visit www.scdsb.on.ca for information about future Board and Committee meetings, or to view video archives of Board meetings.

Information:
Alison LaMantia, Manager of Communications, SCDSB
705-734-6363 x11328 or alamantia@scdsb.on.ca