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Wednesday, December 06, 2017

New Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board Elected to Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board

At its Inaugural Meeting of the Board of Trustees on Monday, December 4, 2017, Ms. Amy Cronin was elected to the position of Chair of the Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board.   

Ms. Cronin has served on the Board of Trustees since 2011.  This is her first term as Chair.  Ms. Cronin represents the areas of Huron East, Perth East and North Perth.  She and her husband Mike have six children and are farmers both in Canada and the United States.  They are active parishioners of Sacred Heart Church in Wingham and are passionate about involvement in community and agricultural boards.  

Ms. Cronin stated, “As a mother of six children, I hold dearly the role of the Catholic school system and all that it offers our students.  As I begin my eighth year as trustee I am humbled and honoured to be chosen to represent the trustees as Chair of the Board.  The Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board works to develop the whole person, body, mind and soul, something that I cherish as a trustee and parent.  Over the next year we will continue to focus on high quality education that prepares our students for their future, no matter what path they choose, while continuing to forge a life-long relationship with Christ.”
 
Mr. Jim McDade was elected to the position of Vice-Chair.  A retired teacher, principal and coordinator with the Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board, representing the areas of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh, North Huron, Howick, Central Huron, Morris-Turnberry and Goderich, Mr. McDade has been on the Board since 2007.  This is his second term as Vice-Chair.

Media Contact:  

Vince MacDonald
Director of Education
519-345-2440 ext 8050

Elaine DeCorte
Executive Assistant to the Director of Education
519-345-2440 ext 8055
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