Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools elect new board chair and vice-chair


St. Albert – Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools held their Organizational Meeting of the Board Aug. 27 where returning trustees elected the Board Chair and Vice‐Chair for the 2012 – 2013 school year.

David Keohane, Superintendent, is pleased to announce that Rosaleen McEvoy will be this year’s Board Chair and Joan Crockett will take on the role of Vice‐Chair. Lauri‐Ann Turnbull, outgoing Board Chair commented “it’s a privilege to have served as Board Chair for the past two years and recognizes this role is an important one for the district. It’s an exciting time as we move forward with a new designation and tremendous success as the highest performing jurisdiction in the province. We are blessed with a group of trustees who are passionate about education and the commitment to ensure that our students receive a high quality education. I am pleased that Rosaleen McEvoy will be taking on the role as Board Chair in fulfilling this vision for the future.”

Rosaleen McEvoy commented that “It’s an honour to be elected by my peers and to have such support from all of my fellow trustees. In addition, I am pleased to have Joan Crockett join me as my Vice‐Chair for the coming school year. I look forward to the input and perspectives from all of my fellow trustees.”

There are seven trustees that represent the 16 schools in the district. This includes four trustees in St. Albert, two in Morinville and one in Legal. They are: St. Albert: Dave Caron, Joan Crockett (Vice Chair), Jacquie Hansen, Rosaleen McEvoy (Chair) Legal: Cathy Proulx Morinville: Noreen Radford, Lauri‐Ann Turnbull

Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools provides high quality Catholic Education to more than 6,000 students in Legal, Morinville and St. Albert. The diverse programming within the district includes: Full‐day and Half‐day Kindergarten, French Immersion, International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, Sports Academy Program, Arts‐based Education and integrated learning for students with diverse needs.

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