Board of Education & Governance
Board of Education
School District 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 October 2018 municipal election, six new trustees joined one returning trustee to form the Board of Education of School District 46 – Sunshine Coast.
The new Board was sworn in at a ceremony on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at the School Board Office and trustees will remain in office until October 2022.
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. The board’s meeting schedule, include agenda packages and minutes of previous meetings, can be found here.
At the inaugural meeting of the board, trustees elected Pammila Ruth as Board Chair and Stacia Leech as Vice-Chair. Trustee Amanda Amaral was elected BCPSEA Representative and Trustee Maria Hampvent was elected BCSTA Provincial Council Representative.
The Board of Education of School District 46 (Sunshine Coast) is comprised of (L-R) Trustees Maria Hampvent, Samantha Haines, Pammila Ruth (Chair), Stacia Leech (Vice-Chair), Amanda Amaral, Sue Girard and Tonya Ste. Marie).
The board is please to announce that Abigail Grunenberg will be sworn in as the acting Student Trustee for the 2020-21 school year at the board meeting taking place on September 9, 2020. This meeting will be live-broadcasted to the district’s YouTube channel at 7pm.