Clarington trustee Kevin MacKenzie re-elected as Âé¶¹Ò•Æµ Board chairperson
Nov. 15, 2023
Clarington trustee Kevin MacKenzie will continue to serve as Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington (PVNC) Catholic District School Board chairperson.
MacKenzie was re-elected as chairperson for the 2023-2024 term during the Boardâ€™s annual meeting held Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023, at the Catholic Education Centre.
MacKenzie has served five years as a trustee, having first been elected in the 2018 municipal election. He served as the Boardâ€™s vice-chairperson from 2021-2022 and chairperson from 2022-2023.
“Serving as chairperson has been a profound honor, and being re-elected is a responsibility I accept with both pride and humility,” MacKenzie said. “The past term has shown me the incredible capabilities of our students and staff, a testament to our commitment to excellence in Catholic Education. In my second term, I am committed to deepening our collective efforts, ensuring every student flourishes in an environment that values faith, learning, and community.”
Peterborough County trustee Jenny Leahy was re-elected to the position of vice-chairperson. This will be her second year in that position. Leahy joined the Board of Trustees in May 2022 as an appointee and was re-elected to the position during the Oct. 24, 2022 municipal election.
For Peterborough trustee Loretta Durst, Tuesdayâ€™s meeting marked the two-year anniversary to her Nov. 15, 2021 appointment to the Board. Durst also won re-election in the Oct. 24, 2022 municipal election.
Trustees Joshua Glover (Clarington), Mary Ann Martin (Kawartha Lakes) and Kathleen Tanguay (Northumberland) marked one-year anniversaries at the Board table.Â
Tuesday was the first annual meeting for trustee John Connolly (Peterborough), who was appointed to his position in September.Â
During Tuesdayâ€™s annual board meeting, trustees were also appointed to standing and ad-hoc Board committees.
Peterborough Bishop Daniel Miehm celebrated mass following the annual board meeting.