School Board Meeting Minutes: January 12, 2015 - Special
Category : School Board Meeting - Minutes
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 01/28/2015


SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

(1) CALL TO ORDER:

A Special Board Meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 6:52 p.m.


(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:


Present: Lorne Green, Chair Steve Parsons Gary Fraser Fred Tilley
Stewart Matheson John Berk Barb MercerJackie Organ
Yvonne Kennedy Kevin Ruelland Charlotte ShawDarren Googoo
Sandra MargettieJoyce LindJack Toomey
Absent(sent regrets): Joan Currie Kevin Ruelland
Absent: n/a
Also, Present: Beth MacIsaac, Superintendent
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
Wendy King, Director of Human Resources
Susan Kelley, Director of Programs & Student Services
Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services
Tracie Collier, Coordinator of Human Resources
Nicole LeBlanc, Coordinator of Human Resources
John Astephen, Regional Director of Educational Services
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary


(3) IN-CAMERA SESSION:

Moved by Commissioner Organ
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board go to an in-camera session. . .

Motion carried

Commissioner Matheson chaired the in-camera session.

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board rise and report. .

Motion carried

Commissioner Matheson noted that personnel issues and staffing were discussed



(4) HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:

CUPE REPORT:

a. CUPE Resignation/Retirement:

Moved by Commissioner Tilley
Seconded by Commissioner Fraser

That the Board accept with regret and thanks for years of service the following retirements. . .

EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

CLASSIFICATION/

SCHOOL

RESIGNATION/ RETIREMENT

EFFECTIVE DATE

40016264

Eric Lewis

BD/Transportation Dept

Retirement

Dec 31/14

40015971

Dan MacCormick

BD/Transportation Dept

Retirement

Dec 19/14

Motion carried
2015-01-02



b. CUPE Amendment to Retirement Date: (for information)

Employee#

Name of Employee

Position Employed in

Resignation/

Retirement

Effective Date

40016309

Wendi Wallace

Teacher Assistant/Cusack

Retire

Dec 31/14 – change to the end of the day Dec 19/14 (worked the 19th of Dec)

c. Results of CUPE Postings:

i. POSTING WK#0114 – Accounting Clerk – Purchasing/Operations:

Moved by Commissioner Tilley
Seconded by Commissioner Matheson

That the Board approve the recommendation for the Accounting clerk position in Purchasing/Operations. .

#

NAME OF RECOMMENDED CANDIDATE

1.

David Marsh for Purchasing/Operations – Accounting Clerk

Motion carried
2015-01-03



ii. Posting NL#0314 – Accounting Clerk – Human Resources:

Moved by Commissioner Fraser
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

That the Board approve the recommendation for the Accounting clerk position in Human Resources. .

#

NAME OF RECOMMENDED CANDIDATE

1.

Janice MacQueen for Human Resources – Accounting Clerk

Motion carried
2015-01-04



iii. Posting NL#0414 – Aboriginal Student Support:

The following individual declined the position. (for information)

APPLICANT

Miranda Bernard - Declined with thanks

Moved by Commissioner Tilley
Seconded by Commissioner Fraser

That the Board approve the recommendation for the Aboriginal Student Support position in Human Resources. .

APPLICANT

Sheila Ginnish

Motion carried
2015-01-05



d. Casual Employees: (for information)

Accounting Clerks:

#

APPLICANT

QUALIFICATION/EDUCATION

1.

Mark MacArthur

Professional Accounting Diploma, CGA designation – completed the third level of studies, seven years experience

2.

Craig Perry

Business Management Diploma, Data Processing Diploma, 20 years experience in accounting/management.

3.

Mark Sampson

Bachelor of Business Administration degree, Beginner 1 French Certificate, Business Administration Diploma, one year accounting related experience.

4.

Devon Steele

Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting,



e. Casual Mechanic (for information)

#

APPLICANT

QUALIFICATION/EDUCATION

1.

Lynden MacDougall

273 Royal Avenue

Sydney, N.S. BIP 4N1

902-564-5997 / 902-578-9526

Heavy Duty Equipment Truck & Transport Repair

NSTU REPORT:

f. NSTU Resignation(s)/Retirement(s):

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board accept with regret and thanks for years of service the following resignation/retirements. . . .

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

509109

40015069

Megan MacInnes

Resignation

Baddeck Academy

December 16, 2014

326363

40014448

Delia Hastie

Retirement

Dr. T.L. Sullivan Jr. High

June 30, 2015

394403

40014718

Anita MacDonald

Retirement

Oceanview Education Centre

June 30, 2015

350934

40014560

Elizabeth Sehl

Retirement

Dr. T.L. Sullivan Jr. High

June 30, 2015

Motion carried
2015-01-06



g. NSTU Request for a Leave of Absence:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board approve the following request for a leave of absence. . . .

Employee #

Name

School/Position

Effective

558072

40015310

Jennifer Morrison

MacLennan Jr. High (Base)

Guidance Counsellor

January 19/15 to June 30, 2015

Motion carried
2015-01-07



h. NSTU Administrative Positions:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board approve the following for an administrative position. . . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

519199

40015119

Marlene Urquhart

Math Consultant

(P-12)

Coordinator of Human Resource Services (Temp Assignment)

Position #:81013310

February 2/15 to July 31, 2015

Motion carried
2015-01-08



i. NSTU Term Positions:

Moved by Commissioner Organ
Seconded by Commissioner Matheson

That the Board approve the following individuals for term positions. . .

Employee #

Name

Position/School

Effective

604421

Sub #: 40015694

Term #: 40039195

Kim Peters-

MacDonald

Ferrisview Elementary

Position #: 81007308

Term: January 23/15 to July 31/15

595496

Sub #: 40015598

Term #: 40027692

Jody Peters-Ryan

Coxheath Elementary

Grade 3

Position #81005453

Term: February 3/15 to July 31/15

548535

Sub #: 40042401

Term #: 40045797

Joey Desmond

Coxheath Elementary

Grade 4

Position #: 81006216

Term: February 3/15 to July 31/15

614214

Sub #: 40015786

Term #: 40045799

Christa Williamson-Trainor

Breton Education Centre

Chemistry 12/Math Essentials 11/Oceans 11/ Pal 11

Position #: 81005111

Term : February 3/15 to July 31/15

655183

Sub #: 40051369

No Term #

Vanessa Payne

Cabot High

Math at Work 10/Math at Work 11/Tech Ed 7,8,9/Canadian History11

Position #: 81005292

Term: February 3, 2015 to July 31, 2015

Motion carried
2015-01-09



j. NSTU Teacher Recall Position (For Information Only)

As per contractual commitment, teachers recalled to the following positions. . .

Employee #

Name

School

Assignment

Position/Effective

619155

Sub #: 40027849

Term #: 40037784

Ryan MacPherson

Sydney Academy

Position #: 81058200

Term

Aboriginal Entrepreneurship

Term: February 3, 2015 to July 31, 2015



k. NSTU Permanent/Probationary Contracts:

Moved by Commissioner Fraser

Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

That the Board approve the following for permanent and probationary contracts. . .

#

Professional #

Employee #

First Name

Last Name

Contract

1

285981

40014274

Ellen-Louise

Gillis

Probationary

2

536557

40015196

Shauna

MacMillan

Probationary

3

507756

40015060

Jennifer

MacDonald

Probationary

4

603803

40015687

Lisa

Morrison

Probationary

5

426916

40014813

Lorna

Fraser

Probationary

6

568634

40015410

Sheri

Ryan

Probationary

7

606202

40015724

Cheryl

Feit

Probationary

8

602334

40015664

Melissa

Serroul

Probationary

9

597195

40015626

Tanya

Lahey

Probationary

10

616433

40025979

Dawn Rochelle

Whitney

Probationary

11

584128

40029353

Shaun

Currie

Probationary

12

623025

40029356

Lindsay

Hatcher-Whitty

Probationary

13

568444

40030324

Kim

Sampson

Probationary

14

583005

40026732

Michael

Carrigan

Probationary

15

602961

40035654

Gina

Penny

Probationary

16

601716

40015657

Jason

Pentecost

Probationary

17

572396

40029397

Amy

MacDonald

Probationary

18

600445

40015643

Lisa

O'Regan-Mayich

Probationary

19

559328

40015317

Troy

Podetz

Probationary

20

632851

40033528

Jacqueline

Lewis

Probationary

21

633578

40033411

Danielle

Criss

Probationary

22

597260

40015627

Cindy

MacDonald

Probationary

23

625160

40029570

Tara

Ivey

Probationary

24

599142

40015636

Ryan

Boutilier

Probationary

25

617472

40026784

Angela

Favaro

Probationary

26

594549

40015581

Tanya

Brown

Probationary

27

598490

40015634

Kerri

Manuel

Probationary

28

619007

40027847

Fred

Green

Probationary

29

595470

40015596

David

Currie

Probationary

30

615112

40015803

Danielle

LeVangie

Probationary

31

606152

40015722

Stephanie

Kennedy

Probationary

32

625814

40030783

Jeff

Matheson

Probationary

33

578898

40030568

Michelle

Finigan

Probationary

34

590463

40015557

Tracey

Pouchelu

Probationary

35

636548

40035355

Ashley

Carmichael

Probationary

36

555631

40034514

Rhonda

Sampson

Probationary

Motion carried
2015-01-10




(6) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 8:24 p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY