Robert van Oort, chair of the Northwest Catholic District School Board, recently was appointed president of the Thunder Bay Diocesan Catholic School Trustees Association.
His first order of business will be to facilitate the organization of the 47th-annual Thunder Bay Diocesan conference to be held next fall.
Trustees and administration staff, principals, school council chairs, and parish priests from boards across Northwestern Ontario attend this annual conference to network with their peers and share best practices on the delivery of Catholic education.
Meanwhile, NCDSB vice-chair Anne-Marie Fitzgerald recently was appointed as a member of the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association’s planning team for its upcoming AGM/conference being held in Thunder Bay in 2010.
Trustees and directors of education from all Catholic school boards across the province attend this annual event.
The NCDSB congratulates van Oort and Fitzgerald on these appointments.