Date of publication: December 8, 2020

Thunder Bay, December 8, 2020 - At the annual meeting of the Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boréales (CSDCAB) held on Saturday, December 5, 2020, the Trustees re-elected Mrs. Sylvie Payeur as President and Mrs. Claudette Gleeson as Vice-President.

Councillors Payeur and Gleeson have held both positions since 2010 and are deeply involved in French-language Catholic education in Northwestern Ontario. "I thank my colleagues for once again placing their trust in me and I am committed to continuing the good work we are doing together," says Payeur. "This past year has not been easy, but we have never lost sight of our priority: the well-being and success of our students.

Ms. Gleeson was also pleased to be re-elected as Vice-Chair. "I am very pleased to support our President and continue the work that has already been done to ensure that our schools are safe, innovative and welcoming," said Councillor Gleeson.

Director of Education Lucie Allaire is pleased that the Board will continue to benefit from the outstanding leadership of Ms. Payeur and Ms. Gleeson. The inaugural meeting is also an opportunity for Ms. Allaire to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year. "The release of my annual report is always a proud moment to see the remarkable dedication of all staff members to the mission of the Council. This year has required an exceptional commitment from our staff, students and parents. You will see from the report how strong, resilient and committed our school community is."

The full report is available on the website [] of the Council.