BRIEFING - HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NOVEMBER 19, 2019 SUPPLEMENTARY MEETING OF THE BOARD
Cody Vatcher delegated the board regarding a letter to Trustees dated Nov. 14, 2019.
Idris Orughu delegated the board regarding McCrimmon Middle School and cancellation of the Nov. 13, 2019, Board Meeting.
Faraz Saleem delegated the board regarding administration protocol and meeting scheduling.
Board approves Policy 51 – Human Rights
Trustees approved Policy 51 – Human Rights, which has been updated to reflect current practice.
Board approves Policy 68 –Criminal Background Checks
Trustees approved Policy 68 – Criminal Background Checks, which has been updated to reflect current legislation.
Board approves receipt of Integrity Commissioner Report regarding Trustee Code of Conduct
Trustees approved receipt of the Integrity Commissioner's Report regarding Trustee Code of Conduct. This follows a Formal Complaint regarding the actions of Trustee Will Davies. This report is for information purposes only, and the Board of Trustees received the report to ensure it is recorded as such in the minutes. Voting to receive this report does not mean the Board agrees or disagrees with the report.
This report would generally not come to Board except that the Integrity Commissioner has deemed this a matter of exceptional circumstances as per section 6.6(f) of the Complaint Protocol. On account of the close public scrutiny, and that an incident in the realm of private conduct was brought to the court of public opinion, the Integrity Commissioner was of the view that the facts and her findings needed to be shared with the Board.
Full Integrity Commissioner Report
Trustees recognized the contributions and years of service of the following staff who have/are retiring:
Ashish Bakshi, teacher, retired October 29, 2019
Jacqueline Caulfield, teacher, will retire January 31, 2020
Adele Fagioli, custodian, will retire December 31, 2019
David Hampson, teacher, retired October 31, 2019
Bev Honey, teaching assistant, will retire November 30, 2019
Tracey Hyde, teaching assistant, retired September 30, 2019
Ian Johnson, teacher, will retire December 31, 2019
Janice Mailhot, teacher, will retire November 30, 2019
Anne Muller, principal, will retire January 31, 2020
Jill Parkinson, teacher, will retire January 31, 2020
Neelam Paul, teaching assistant, will retire January 10, 2020
Diane Short, office manager, will retire December 31, 2019
Deborah Stechly, teaching assistant, retired October 31, 2019
Peter Walkling, teacher, will retire January 31, 2020
Barbara Ward, teacher, will retire December 31, 2019
Jean Wilkinson, library technician, will retire November 30, 2019