Linda Busuttil re-elected as chair of Upper Grand District School Board

Linda Busuttil, chair of the Upper Grand District School Board. Supplied

Linda Busuttil has been re-elected as chair of the Upper Grand District School Board following a decision during their inaugural meeting on Tuesday night.

This is Busuttil’s second time sitting as chair after her election as trustee in 2006.

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Along with serving as trustee for Wards 2, 3, and 4 in Guelph, Busuttil has also sat as vice-chair and chair of various committees.

Trustee Mark Bailey, who represents Wards 1 and 5 in Guelph, was elected to serve as vice-chair.

The positions are for a one-year term, ending Nov. 30, 2019.

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Busuttil will also serve as a director on the Ontario Public Education School Board Association’s board of directors.

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The board welcomed five new trustees: Jolly Bedi, Jen Edwards, Mike Foley, Robin Ross and Gail Campbell.

Outgoing trustees are Susan Moziar, Bruce Shieck, Marty Fairbairn, Kathryn Cooper and Barb White.

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