Trustees for the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) elected Randy Campbell as Chair and Derek Robertson as Vice-Chair of the Board during the Annual Organization Board Meeting held on December 3, 2020.
Campbell has served as a school board trustee since 2006 and was named Vice-Chair in 2018-2019 and 2019-2020, after serving on various Board committees. Robertson was elected to the LKDSB in 2018 and has served on the Audit Committee, Negotiations Committee and Special Education Advisory Committee.
“I appreciate the support of the Board and I look forward to the transition to the Chair position," said Campbell. “As we continue to face unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as ongoing enrolment and financial challenges, the Board will remain focused on effective governance that supports student success and well-being."
“I am looking forward to taking on a new role as Vice-Chair of the Board," said Robertson. “We will continue to work together to promote transparent, accountable and responsible governance and support the sustainability of the LKDSB moving forward."
“I congratulate Chair Randy Campbell and Vice-Chair Derek Robertson on assuming the leadership of the Board of Trustees," said John Howitt, Director of Education. “As we move forward with the implementation of the Strategic Priorities 2020-21 - 2025-26, the LKDSB will continue to focus on putting students first, and work with staff, parents/guardians and community partners to promote student achievement and well-being."
For additional information contact:
Randy Campbell, Chair of the Board, 226-996-9717
John Howitt, Director of Education, 519-336-1500, Ext 31297
For reference information contact:
Heather Hughes, Public Relations Officer, 519-336-1500, Ext. 31262
December 4, 2020