Eastern Townships School Board Election Results
The Eastern Townships School Board (ETSB) held elections in four of the eleven wards. Voter turnout was higher than expected with the polls busy throughout the day. The overall voter turnout rate for the ETSB was approximately 15%, with the Lennoxville ward having the highest rate at 18%. The remaining seven wards as well as the position of chairman were elected by acclamation.
The new council of commissioners for the ETSB is as follows: elected by acclamation are; Michael Murray - Chairman (incumbent), Joy Humenuik - Ward 1 (incumbent), Richard Gagnon – ward 3 (incumbent), Daniel Brodie – Ward 5 (incumbent), Frank MacGregor – Ward 7 (incumbent), Tina Pezzi-Bilodeau – Ward 9, Gary Holliday – Ward 10 (incumbent), Mary-Ellen Kirby – Ward 11 (incumbent), elected are: Gregg Thomson – Ward 2, Alice McCrory – Ward 4, Claire Beaubien– Ward 6, and Gordon Barnett – Ward 8.
The ETSB would like to take this opportunity to welcome and congratulate all elected and acclaimed commissioners and looks forward to the next four years working closely and collegially with the new council to provide the best possible educational environment and opportunity for our students.