DARTMOUTH, NS, May 31 /CNW/ - Vic Fleury, a member of the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board (AVRSB) since 2004, was elected president during the Nova Scotia School Boards Association's (NSSBA) 56th annual general meeting at the Annapolis Basin Conference Centre, May 29, 2010. He assumes the role from out-going president Ron Marks of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board.
A former educator and administrator, Fleury joined the NSSBA directors in 2007. Since then he has served as NSSBA first vice president, and chaired the NSSBA education committee.
Fleury's experience with his board is extensive. He is the chair of the AVRSB finance and audit committee, and serves on the board's education, human resources, planning and priorities, and suspension review committees.
Fleury's duties as NSSBA president will include chairing the board of directors and being an ex-officio member of all standing committees. "I look forward to working with my colleagues on issues of critical importance to students, particularly their learning needs for the 21st century," says Fleury. "I will advocate for improved inter-agency cooperation to ensure these needs are met."
Fleury's presidency commences immediately, having been sworn in as president following the elections.
The NSSBA is the provincial voice for school boards.
SOURCE NOVA SCOTIA SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION
For further information: For further information: Sharon Findlay-MacPhee, Communications Manager, NSSBA, (902) 491-2856, (902) 221-6881 (C); Vic Fleury, President, NSSBA,(902) 491-2854, (902) 765-8665 (H)