Lambton Kent District School Board office on Wellington St. in Sarnia. (BlackburnNews.com File Photo by Briana Carnegie)

Lambton Kent District School Board Elects New Chair, Vice-Chair

Trustees for the Lambton Kent District School Board have chosen the latest chair and vice-chair.

According to a news release, Elizabeth Hudie was elected as the chair and Scott McKinlay was chosen as the vice-chair of the board during the annual organizational meeting held on Tuesday.

Hudie has served as a school board trustee since 2005 and previously held the position of vice-chair.

McKinlay was appointed to the LKDSB in 2000 and has previously held the roles of chair and vice-chair of the LKDSB.

“I appreciate the support of my fellow Trustees and I look forward to assuming the role as chair of the Lambton Kent District School Board,” says Hudie. “In this new role, I remain committed to fair, open and transparent governance in the interest of students’ success.”

Director of Education Jim Costello is looking forward to working closer with the pair.

“I congratulate Chair Elizabeth Hudie and Vice-Chair Scott McKinlay on their appointments, as they assume the helm of the LKDSB,” says Costello. “We appreciate their ongoing commitment to supporting students and I look forward to working with them to achieve our strategic directions.”