Board of Education

SD46 Board of Education is a member of the BCSTA (British Columbia School Trustees Association). Click on this link for more information!

 

Board of Education

School District No. 46 is governed by a seven member Board of School Trustees elected by the public every four years. The Board sets policies and directions for the operation of the district and its schools. As a result of the November 2014 municipal election, one new trustee joined the six returning trustees. The new Board was sworn in at a ceremony on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at the School Board Office and will remain in office until November 2018.

The general public and parents are encouraged to attend regular school board meetings held at the School Board Office located at 494 South Fletcher Road in Gibsons. At the Inaugural Meeting of the Board of Education on December 9th, the newly sworn-in board held its election for the positions of Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board of Education, BCPSEA (British Columbia Public School Employers’ Association) Representative and BCSTA (British Columbia School Trustees’ Association) Provincial Councilor.

Trustees acclaimed Betty Baxter as Chair and Lori Pratt as Vice-Chair of the Board of Education. Dave Mewhort was acclaimed BCSTA Provincial Councillor and BCSTA Provincial Councillor and Christine Younghusband was acclaimed BCPSEA Trustee Representative.BCPSEA Trustee Representative.

The Board of Education is comprised of Betty Baxter, Chair, Lori Pratt, Vice-Chair and Trustees, Lori Dixon, Dave Mewhort, Greg Russell, Pammila Ruth, Christine Younghusband and also includes Student Trustee Maribeth Haines. Read individual trustee biographies at the links below.

L-R Back Row:  Greg Russell, Betty Baxter, Lori Pratt, Dave Mewhort
L-R Front Row: Pammila Ruth, Maribeth Haines, Christine Younghusband
Missing: Lori Dixon

 

 

Congratulations to 2016-17 Student Trustee Maribeth Haines!

Maribeth Haines is a Grade 12 student at Pender Harbour Secondary School.

 

 

 

 

BETTY BAXTER –  (Chair) Representing Area 2
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Betty Baxter's Biography

 

LORI PRATT – (Vice-Chair) Representing Area 1
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Lori Pratt's Biography

 

 


LORI DIXON – Representing Area 2
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Lori Dixon's Biography

 


DAVE MEWHORT – Representing the District of Sechelt
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Dave Mewhort's Biography

 


GREG RUSSELL – Representing Area 2
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Greg Russell's Biography

 

PAMMILA RUTH – Representing the Town of Gibsons
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Pammila Ruth's Biography

 

 

CHRISTINE YOUNGHUSBAND – Representing District of Sechelt
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Christine Younghusband's Biography
 

 

 

 

 

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