Last returns as SD52 board chair for 11th straight year

Last Tuesday, the Prince Rupert and District School Board (SD52) elected its board chair and other officers for the upcoming year.

Last Tuesday, the Prince Rupert and District School Board (SD52) elected its board chair and other officers for the upcoming year.

Tina Last was returned as board chair for the 11th straight year and Janet Beil was returned as vice chair.

The position of British Columbia School Trustees Association (BC STA) provincial council member was won by James Horne, while Louisa Sanchez was elected BC STA provincial council alternate.

Terri-Lynne Huddlestone was elected BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) representative council member and Sanchez was elected to the position of BCPSEA representative council alternate.

For the school liaison appointments, board member Horne will be liaison for Charles Hays Secondary School and Pacific Coast, Sanchez will be liaison for Conrad Elementary and Hartley Bay, Last will take the duties for Lax Kxeen, Huddlestone will be liaison for Pineridge Elementary and Prince Rupert Middle School and Bart Kuntz will be liaison for Roosevelt Park.

Last and Kuntz are the school board representatives for the personnel committee, Sanchez and Huddlestone are on the district improvement team, Huddlestone, Sanchez and Beil are on the finance and building committee and Kuntz and Horne make up the policy committee.

Among other committees, Last will be Aboriginal education council alternate, Lester Centre of the Arts alternate and will sit on the district technology committee. Huddlestone is on the Aboriginal education council and the healthy community integration committee, Horne will sit on the district parent advisory and will be the alternate for Canadian parents for French committee and Beil is the district parent advisory alternate and is on the Lester Centre committee.

Kuntz will sit on the district scholarship committee and Canadian parents for French committee.

The by-election to fill ex-school board trustee Judy Carlick-Pearson’s position will occur early in the new year.


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