ONTARIO ENGLISH CATHOLIC TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES ITS 2017-18 PROVINCIAL EXECUTIVE

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TORONTO, June 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) welcomes its new President, Liz Stuart, who will begin her two-year term on July 1, 2017.


President Stuart has been an active OECTA member for 25 years and was elected First Vice-President on the Provincial Executive in 2015. Beginning her teaching career in 1992, Stuart taught in the elementary panel with the York Catholic District School Board, where she served as York Unit President from 2009 to 2014. A passionate advocate of Catholic education, human rights, workers’ rights, and social justice, Stuart has served on a number of committees and working groups both at OECTA and for various national and international organizations.

Joining President Stuart, OECTA’s newly elected Provincial Executive members are:

Past President  -  Ann Hawkins, Dufferin-Peel Secondary
First Vice-President   -   Warren Grafton, Waterloo
Second Vice-President  -  Barb Dobrowolski, Eastern Ontario
Third Vice-President  -  Andrew Donihee, Eastern Ontario
Treasurer  -  Michel Derikx, Hamilton-Wentworth
Councillor  -  René Jansen in de Wal, Toronto Secondary
Councillor  -  Anthony Rocchio, Sudbury Elementary
OTF Table Officer  -  Chris Cowley, Brant Haldimand Norfolk               

Additionally, the following five members were elected to the positions of Governor with the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF):
Rick Belisle, Nipissing Secondary
Chris Cowley, Brant Haldimand Norfolk
Tracey Pecarski, Renfrew
Sean Roberts, Halton Secondary
Andrew Robertson, Dufferin-Peel Secondary

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 OECTA represents the almost 45,000 professionals who teach all grades in publicly funded English Catholic schools in Ontario.

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Michelle Despault
Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association
416-925-2493 x 509
m.despault@oecta.on.ca