Gold Trail chair and vice re-elected

Trustees Carmen Ranta and Nancy Rempel re-elected to school board positions.

Trustee Carmen Ranta was re-elected as Chair of the Board of Education and trustee Nancy Rempel was re-elected as Vice Chair of the Board of Education for School District  74 (Gold Trail)  at a board meeting held on Nov. 20 at George M Murray Elementary School in Lillooet. Members of the board expressed their appreciation for their leadership in serving the district.

Other elected positions included Trustee Ranta re-elected as the representative on the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) Representative Council and Trustee Rempel re-elected as the representative on the BC School Trustees Association (BCSTA) Provincial Council.

Chair Ranta stated, “The Board of Education works closely together as a team. It is my pleasure to continue to serve as Board Chair alongside our dedicated and caring Gold Trail trustees who each serve in many different roles throughout our district. Together with you, we share the key goal of increasing student success.”

Vice Chair Rempel stated, “I am extremely happy to be serving as Vice Chair for the coming year. This is an exciting time in education and it is a privilege to be a part of it. With the many changes occurring, it is great to see trustees throughout BC keeping public education at the front and center of their work and ensuring it is a top priority for our government.”

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