Change in PRSD's board leadership for 2016-2017 school year

Change in PRSD's board leadership for 2016-2017 school year

For immediate release:
June 23, 2016- On Tuesday June 21, 2016 Peace River School Division (PRSD) board of trustees held their 2016-2017 Organizational Meeting where Darren Kuester was re-elected as Board Chair and Louise Woroniuk was elected as Vice Chair.


Darren Kuester has served on the board for a total of three terms and is beginning his fourth year as Board Chair.

 “Schools are the heart of our communities, and like our communities, public schools are a diverse melting pot of various cultures, religions and backgrounds joined together as one” says Kuester. “I am pleased to continue as Board Chair and together with fellow trustees, am dedicated to being a strong advocate for our students and proudly support all that public education represents.”

Louise Woroniuk is no stranger in board leadership having served in the Vice Chair capacity for a total of 15 years. Louise is serving her seventh term on the board.

“Our division provides students with an all-encompassing educational experience and continually evolves to meet the needs of students in our changing world” says Woroniuk.  “We are passionate about ensuring our students are provided with everything they need to reach their full potential and I look forward to serving as Vice-Chair in the fall.”

PRSD extends gratitude to Sherry Crawford for her leadership and service as Vice Chair.  Sherry served as Vice Chair for two years and has served the board for four terms. 

During the organizational meeting, trustees also determined committees they will represent, appointed trustee representation to external agencies and scheduled dates and times for Regular Board Meetings and Committee of the Whole Meetings for the 2016-2017 school year.

Regular board meetings are open to the public and are held at PRSD central office located at 10018-101 street, Peace River. A complete list of meeting dates can be viewed on PRSD’s website under “Event Calendar”.