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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the principle source of policy and political direction for the Association, and its major decision making body. The Board manages the affairs of the Association and reports to the general membership each year at the Annual General Meeting.

Each District School Board Member in good standing is entitled to appoint at least one Director to the OPSBA Board of Directors. Each District School Board that is a Member and which has a pupil enrolment of more than five per cent of the total enrolment of all Member Boards is entitled to appoint an additional Trustee from that District School Board to the Board of Directors. Each District School Board that is a Member and which has a pupil enrolment of more than fifteen percent of the total enrolment of all Member Boards is entitled to appoint a further additional Trustee from that District School Board to the Board of Directors.

School Authorities elect one Director at the Annual General Meeting to represent their interests on the OPSBA Board of Directors.

Treatment Centre School Authorities elect one Director to represent their interest on the OPSBA Board of Directors.

OPSBA First Nations Council elects one Member to represent their interests on the OPSBA Board of Directors.

The Past President is appointed to the Board of Directors for a one year term. The President, First and Second Vice-Presidents and Regional Vice-Presidents, who are elected at the Annual General Meeting, also serve on the Board of Directors.

Members

(as of April 2017)

Cathy Abraham
Second Vice-President
Kawartha Pine Ridge DSB

Carrie Andrews
Central West
Peel District School Board

Patrice Barnes
Central East
Durham DSB

Michelina Beam
Northern (East)
Near North District School Board

Christine Boothby
Eastern
Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

Jerry Chadwick
First Vice-President
Toronto District School Board

Ellen Chambers
Northern (West)
Lakehead District School Board

Carol Chan
Central East
York Region District School Board

Diane Chase
Central West
District School Board of Niagara

Bob Clement
Northern (East)
Rainbow District School Board

Amy Collard
Central West
Halton District School Board

Donna Danielli
Vice-President, Central West
Halton District School Board

Dwight Delahunt
TSA
Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre

Donna Edwards
Vice-President, Central East
Durham District School Board

Marty Fairbairn
Central West
Upper Grand District School Board

Tiffany Ford
Central East
Toronto District School Board

Laurie French
President
Limestone District School Board

Tom Henderson
Northern (East)
District School Board Ontario North East

Susan Humphries
Eastern
Renfrew County District School Board

Robert Hunking
Vice-President, Western
Avon Maitland District School Board

Elaine Johnston
First Nations
Algoma District School Board

Alex Johnstone
Central West
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

Jan Johnstone
Western
Bluewater District School Board

Parthi Kandavel
Vice-President, Enrolment
Toronto District School Board

Gerald Kleist
Vice-President, Northern
Keewatin-Patricia District School Board

Shelley Laskin
Central East
Toronto District School Board

Graham Lidstone
Northern (East)
Algoma District School Board

Angela Lloyd
Central East
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

Michele Locke
Central East
Simcoe County District School Board

Cheryl Lovell
Western
Greater Essex County District School Board

Mark Mannisto
Northern (West)
Superior-Greenstone District School Board

Cecile Marcino
Northern (West)
Keewatin-Patricia District School Board

Corrie McBain
Central East
York Region District School Board

Don McBride
Northern (West)
Rainy River District School Board

David McDonald
Eastern
Upper Canada District School Board

Tom McGregor
Western
Lambton Kent District School Board

David Morrison
Central East
Trillium Lakelands District School Board

Dave Patterson
Eastern
Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board

Keith Penny
Eastern
Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

Matt Reid
Western
Thames Valley District School Board

Suzanne Ruttan
Eastern
Limestone District School Board

Colleen Schenk
Western
Avon Maitland District School Board

Dave Shields
Vice-President, Eastern
Renfrew County District School Board

Carol Ann Sloat
Central West
Grand Erie District School Board

Linda Stone
Central East
Durham District School Board

Ruth Tisdale
Western
Thames Valley District School Board

Rick Williams
Vice-President, Enrolment
Peel District School Board

Kathleen Woodcock
Central West
Waterloo Region District School Board