School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) wishes to congratulate Trustee Michael Thomas on his election to Chair and Trustee Carol Cahoon on her election to Vice-Chair of the Board of Education. Both trustees were elected by acclamation at the November 23, 2021 public board meeting.
Board of Education Chair Michael Thomas provided the following comment:
I am humbled and honoured by the trust the board has placed in me. I would first like to express my gratitude to former Chair Trustee Kerri Palmer Isaak. Her calm and professional leadership has helped navigate our district through two very unprecedented and challenging years. I would also like to congratulate Trustee Carol Cahoon on her acclamation to Vice-Chair. I know her character and experience will be invaluable in this role. I look forward to working together as a team to advance our district's strategic vision and goals of Directions 2025.
Board of Education Vice-Chair Carol Cahoon said the following:
I am honoured to undertake the role of Vice-Chair. I am proud of the continued support my fellow trustees and the staff of SD43 give to students each day. I look forward to taking on this leadership position and commit to working diligently for the betterment of the district.
The Board of Education would like to thank Trustee Kerri Palmer Isaak for her leadership and many positive contributions over the last two years in her work as Chair.
Elections for the positions of Chair and Vice-Chair are held annually by the Board of Education.