FPEC elects new co-chairs

Gold Trail congratulates Madeline Lanaro and Pauline Michell as co-chairs of First People's Education Council.

The Gold Trail Board of Education congratulates Ms Madeline Lanaro, of Kanaka Bar and Ms Pauline Michell, of Xaxl’ip, on their recent appointments as Co-Chairs of the First Peoples Education Council.

First Peoples Education Council voting membership is composed of representatives from 19 First Nation Bands, Thompson Okanagan Métis Association, Lillooet Friendship Centre Society and two school district trustees.

The First Peoples Education Council’s mission statement is:

The First Peoples Education Council is dedicated to success for Aboriginal learners in School District No. 74 (Gold Trail).

Their mandate is: The First Peoples Education Council represents Aboriginal communities and has authority to provide direction in partnership with School District No. 74 on educational programs and services for Aboriginal learners.

Chair Ranta stated, “The Board of Education is appreciative of the leadership of both Ms. Lanaro and Ms. Michell. We value our work with the First Peoples Education Council to improve the educational experience and success for each Aboriginal student in Gold Trail.”

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