School Board Meeting Minutes: November 26, 2012 - Annual Board Meeting
Category : School Board Meeting - Minutes
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 01/29/2013


Central Office
Sydney N.S.
November 26, 2012


ANNUAL BOARD MEETING

(1) CALL TO ORDER:

The Annual Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 7:00 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:



Present: Lorne GreenFred TilleyStuart Matheson
Gary FraserSandra MargettieDarrell Flynn
Joan CurrieBarb MercerDarren Googoo
Joyce LindJohn BerkJack Toomey
Jackie OrganSteve ParsonsYvonne Kennedy
Kevin Ruelland
Absent: n/a
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Also Present:Ambrose White, Superintendent
B. MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services
S.Kelley, Director of Programs and Student Services
P. Oldford, Director of Operational Services
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary


(3) ELECTION OF CHAIR:

Mr. Ambrose White, Superintendent of Schools assumed the Chair and explained the process which will be followed to elect a Board Chair and Vice Chair on behalf of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board. He then called upon Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources and Mr. Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services to act as scrutineers. Ballots were distributed and collected.

Nominated were:

Commissioner Currie accepted the nomination with thanks
Commissioner Green accepted the nomination with thanks

Elected as Chair for the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was Commissioner Green.

Commissioner Green, newly elected Board Chair thanked everyone for their support and noted that is looking forward to dealing with the challenges that lie ahead.



(4) ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR:

Commissioner Green requested the scrutineers to distribute ballots for the nomination of Board Vice-Chair. Nominated were:

Commissioner Margettie accepted the nomination with thanks. . .
Commissioner Parsons accepted the nomination with thanks. . . .
Commissioner Googoo accepted the nomination with thanks. . .
Commissioner Currie declined the nomination with thanks. . ..
Commissioner Matheson declined the nomination with thanks. . .
Commissioner Mercer declined the nomination with thanks

Ballots were distributed and collected. . . .

When the ballots were collected it was noted that there was a tie between Commissioner Googoo and Commissioner Parsons. The Board members were requested to vote again between these two individuals.

After the second ballot it was noted that there was a tie so the name was drawn out of a hat.

Elected as Vice Chair for the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was Commissioner Googoo .

Moved by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the ballots be destroyed. . .

Motion carried
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(5) NSSBA Representative:

The Board Chair, Lorne Green called for nominations for NSSBA representative.

Commissioner Mercer accepted the nomination
Commissioner Currie declined with thanks

Commissioner Mercer will be the NSSBA representative. . .



(6) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 7:24 p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY