ETSB Names New Director General
Mr. Michael Murray, Chairman of the Council of Commissioners, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Christian Provencher to the position of Director General of the Eastern Townships School Board (ETSB), effective March 29, 2016. “We are delighted to have Mr. Provencher join the ETSB and assume the position of Director General. His extensive experience at the general directorate level will be an asset for the school board. The Council of Commissioners enthusiastically endorses this appointment and believes that Mr. Provencher’s experience and proven track record will serve the ETSB well in meeting the challenges ahead,” expressed Mr. Murray.
Mr. Provencher brings with him over 10 years of experience at the Directorate level as Director General, Assistant Director General and Director of Pedagogical Services with la Commission Scolaire des Sommets. He has also taught at the elementary, secondary and university levels and has been both a secondary school principal and a centre director. He holds postgraduate degrees in educational administration and is an active member of the Association des directeurs généraux des commissions scolaires.
Mr. Murray added that, “This move to the ETSB offers Mr. Provencher the opportunity to pursue personal growth and take on new challenges with an English school board. His strong leadership, communication and collaborative decision-making approach will be a good fit for the ETSB”, On behalf of the Council of Commissioners, students and personnel of the Eastern Townships School Board, we congratulate Mr. Provencher on his appointment and look forward to working with him to ensure continued success for our students and personnel.