New Chair and Vice Chair elected for 2020

Posted On Monday December 02, 2019

Middlesex County Trustee Arlene Morell has been re-elected Chair of the Thames Valley District School Board, while Elgin County Trustee Meagan Ruddock has been elected Vice-Chair.  

Chair Morell was recently re-elected to her second term on the Board, as one of two Trustees representing the County of Middlesex. She has over 15 years of experience serving education in numerous leadership capacities locally, at the district school level and at the provincial level. 

“I am pleased to continue to work with all of our school communities and Trustees as partners in public education,” said Chair Morell, who also understands the challenges facing students, families and the Ministry of Education today. 

Chair Morell served as Chair in 2019 and served as Vice-Chair in 2017 and 2018. Before seeking election to the Board in 2014, she served as the founding Chair of the Thames Valley Parent Involvement Committee, and as the President of Thames Valley Council of Home and School Associations. 

Vice-Chair Ruddock is a newly elected Trustee of Elgin County and replaces long-time Board Trustee Joyce Bennett in the Vice-Chair position.

The Board's inaugural meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at 7 p.m.


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