Kuester and Velichka continue as Board Chair and Vice-Chair

Kuester and Velichka continue as Board Chair and Vice-Chair

For immediate release

June 21, 2019 – The Peace River School Division (PRSD) Board of Trustees held its organizational meeting on Thursday, June 20, 2019 when both Darren Kuester and Delainah Velichka were re-elected to continue in their roles as Board Chair and Vice-Chair respectively.

Darren Kuester, Ward three trustee has served five terms on the board and seventh consecutive year as Board Chair.   

“Peace River School Division is an exceptional school division that is truly focused on ensuring the success of every student and I am proud to be a part of such a dedicated team” says Kuester.  “I am pleased to continue as Board Chair and together with fellow trustees, I am dedicated to being a strong advocate for our students and proudly support all that public education represents.”

Delainah Velichka is serving her third term on the board and third year as Vice-Chair.

“Schools are the heart of our communities, and like our communities, public schools represent various cultures, religions and backgrounds joined together as one” says Velichka.  “Peace River School Division provides students with all-encompassing educational experiences and continually evolves to meet the varying needs of students and I am honored to continue in my role on the board.”

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 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Regular board meetings are open to the public and will be held at our PRSD Central Operations building located at 4702-51 ST, Grimshaw, AB commencing with the August 22, 2019 regular board meeting.  A complete list of meeting dates can be found on PRSD’s website under “Board of Trustees” and “Board Meeting Dates.”


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