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Inaugural Meeting of the Board of Trustees

December 04, 2019

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[Pictured above L-R:Tom Dall, Vice-Chair of the Board, David DeSantis, Director of Education, Terry Shea, Chair of the Board, Michael Murphy, Chair of the Finance and Operations Committee]

A chair, vice-chair and chair of the Finance and Operations Committee have been elected at the ALCDSB's Inaugural Meeting of the Board held on December 3, 2019.

The Board of Trustees have elected Terry Shea as Chair of the Board, Tom Dall as Vice-Chair of the Board and Michael Murphy as Chair of the Finance and Operations Committee.

Terry Shea says he is humbled to be in the position of chairperson for ALCDSB for another year.

"In November 2018, 5 of our ten Trustees were new to the role. I am extremely proud of the level of engagement demonstrated by our new Trustees and am grateful to our returning Trustees for their ongoing involvement with our schools and the broader school community," Shea said in his inaugural address.

"Thank you for the trust you have placed in my leadership as Chair. It is through cooperation and commitment to our children by this whole Board that makes the job of Chair a challenge of which I accept with honour."

Shea says he looks forward to the year ahead and thanked all trustees and the senior team for their contribution to the education and faith development of children across ALCDSB.

The inaugural meeting of the board officially commences the 2020 Board Year. 

  • Discipleship

    We accept the call to be imitators of Christ by embracing the Beatitudes through authentic witness at the school, community, and global levels. Rooted in our commitment to transmit our Faith and Catholic tradition, we are inspired to build communities dedicated to the formation of young people who recognize their gifts and responsibilities to contribute to the transformation of the world into a more just and loving society for all.

  • Scholarship

    We believe that each student, made in the image and likeness of God and being hope for the future, can be engaged in their learning and achieve at high levels with appropriate supports. We are committed to ensuring that the potential of each student is realized through the achievement of ambitious outcomes and improving in their learning to the highest possible level.

  • Stewardship

    We embrace our responsibilities for the prudent and judicious use of the resources we have been allocated. In our context, we are committed to the development and growth of all employees, responsible and accountable practices and our call to care for all of God's creation.