Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 18, 2014
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224
Board Fills Vacancy
- former Trustee chosen for interim role -
Jane Sparrow, a former Windsor Board of Education Trustee, has been chosen to serve the final 4 months of the current term on the GECDSB Board of Trustees representing Wards 3,4 and 10. The vacancy was created with the resignation of Lisa Gretzky on June 28th following her election as an MPP for Windsor West.
Ms. Sparrow was a Trustee from 1985-1998 with the Windsor Board, prior to amalgamation. She was that Board’s first female Chairperson (1990-92) and held a number of roles with provincial and regional Trustee associations. Recently she has been active in the community advocating on heritage and recreation issues.
The appointment was required under terms of the Education Act. Ms. Sparrow will be sworn in before the Board’s September 16th public meeting.
For more information contact Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.