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Deb Crawford, Director of Education

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Director of Education

The Director of Education is the Chief Educational Officer and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Board. The Director of Education reports directly to the Board of Trustees and reviews with them, the success of the initiatives that have been undertaken. She also works in cooperation with Senior Administration in policy review and to ensure that the goals of the Strategic Plan are being achieved.

Contact information: Executive Assistant Nancy Bechard at 519-627-6762 extension 10241.

Amy Janssens, Executive Superintendent – Corporate Services

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Associate Director – Corporate Services

The Associate Director – Corporate Services is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Board and is accountable for the effective fiscal management of its financial resources. Portfolio responsibilities include overall leadership and direction of Corporate Services. The Associate Director – Corporate Services is also responsible for performing the duties of Treasurer of the Board as required under the Education Act.

Contact information: Administrative Assistant Joanne Cincurak at 519-627-6762 extension 10325.

Laura Callaghan, Superintendent of Education

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Superintendent of Education

Portfolio responsibilities include:

  • Catholic Learning Services, Kindergarten to Grade 12;
  • All French Immersion schools (Gregory A. Hogan; Christ The King; Monsignor Uyen; and St. Anne; Blenheim);
  • City of Chatham elementary schools (Our Lady of Fatima; St. Agnes; St. Vincent; St. Joseph; St. Ursula and Georges P. Vanier);
  • Laura will also lead the Transition Committees, which will bring our current six Chatham schools together into our two brand new Catholic elementary schools.

Contact information: Administrative Assistant Joss Segeren at 519-627-6762 extension 10282.

Lisa Demers, Superintendent of Education

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Superintendent of Education

Portfolio responsibilities include:

  • Catholic Learning Services, Kindergarten to Grade 12;
  • Rural Chatham-Kent (Good Shepherd; St. Michael, Ridgetown; and St. Joseph, Tilbury);
  • Wallaceburg (Holy Family; and St. Elizabeth);
  • City of Sarnia, Bright’s Grove, Corunna and Port Lambton (St. Anne, Sarnia; Sacred Heart, Sarnia; Holy Trinity; St. Matthew; St. Michael, Bright’s Grove; St. Joseph, Corunna; and Sacred Heart, Port Lambton).

Contact information: Administrative Assistant Cathy Calvert at 519-627-6762 extension 10227.

Scott Johnson, Superintendent of Education

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Superintendent of Education

Portfolio responsibilities include:

  • Catholic Learning Services, Kindergarten to Grade 12;
  • Ursuline College Chatham and St. Patrick’s Catholic High School;
  • The elementary schools of rural Lambton County (St. John Fisher; St. Peter Canisius; Holy Rosary; and St. Philip).

Contact information: Administrative Assistant Joss Segeren at 519-627-6762 extension 10282.

James Duff, Executive Manager, Human Resources Services

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Executive Manager, Human Resource Services

Portfolio responsibilities include: Human Resource Services.

Contact information: Administrative Assistant Libby Perry at 519-627-6762 extension 10236.

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