North Grenville – After a comprehensive search and selection process, a new Board of Directors has been chosen for Kemptville Campus. The new Board – consisting of six new members headed by recently appointed Board Chair Karen Cooper – will be formally elected at the Campus AGM on June 22.
The new Board members succeed Mayor Nancy Peckford, now past Campus Chair, Deputy Mayor Jim McManaman and Stéphane Vachon, of the Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario (CEPEO), who have served as Board members for the last two years.
“We are so pleased to extend a warm welcome to these talented individuals who are well- equipped to assume responsibility for this important community asset,“ said Mayor Nancy Peckford.
“These individuals bring some impressive qualifications to the Campus,” added Board Chair Karen Cooper. “I am confident these new board members will provide the skills and passion required to help the Campus achieve its wonderful potential over the coming years.”
“This community is very near and dear to my heart”, said new Board Member Dermid O’Farrell. “I look forward to contributing to the growth of the Kemptville Campus, as it strives to meet the needs of North Grenville and the region.”
The new board members are largely from the North Grenville area and were selected based on their skills, experience and capabilities.
Complete bios and more information may be found on the Campus website, https://www.kemptvillecampus.ca/about
Kemptville Campus Education and Community Centre is an educational and multi-use facility serving the community of North Grenville and surrounding area. The Campus includes 630 acres and 17 main buildings, as well as woodlands, cropland, wetland, greenspace, green houses, an agroforestry centre and maple bush, trails, and other buildings – sports facilities, residence, and catering facilities. A recent Master Plan was completed with significant community input, and can be found at https://www.kemptvillecampus.ca/regen