School board makes appointments

Vernon School District trustees appointed to various committees

  • Dec. 24, 2011 5:00 a.m.

As trustees got down to business Tuesday at the first public meeting for the Vernon School District’s new term, it was time for a little housekeeping.

Board chairman Bill Turanski announced the committees that trustees will be serving on for the 2011/12 school year.

John Armstrong will represent the board at the parent advisory council meetings for BX, Mission Hill and Beairsto schools, as well as the B.C. Winter Games Society.

Mollie Bono will be at the PACs for Seaton, Alexis Park and Harwood.

Mitzi Fortin will be with PACs at Charles Bloom, Cherryville, JW Inglis, and the BCSTA Thompson/Okanagan Branch Education Committee.

Tami Ryder will be at Vernon secondary, Hillview and Silver Star PACs, as well as the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee (GVAC).

Kelly Smith will serve PACs at Fulton, Ellison and Okanagan Landing schools, and will be alternate for GVAC. She will also be board rep on the Aboriginal Education Committee.

Doris Squair will serve on the Whitevalley Recreation and Culture Committee and PACs at Bloom, Cherryville and Inglis.

Turanski will serve the PACs at Lavington, Coldstream, Kidston and Kalamalka, as well as the Aboriginal Education Committee and board rep to the District Parent Advisory Council. He is also representative on the B.C. Public School Employers’ Association, a position to which he was appointed, as well as the OLRC.

And the B.C. School Trustee Association provincial council spot will be taken by Ryder, with Fortin as alternate.

As well, trustees are reviewing a possible change to the date of the board’s public meetings.


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