School board announces new Superintendent of Business Services
July 6, 2016—Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board is pleased to announce Nick Pfeiffer as the new Superintendent of Business Services. Pfeiffer, presently the school board Controller of Facility Services, assumes the role on Monday, August 1, 2016.
“Nick brings experience in business, management and facilities planning, and has worked closely with the Board and the senior team to become a trusted resource over the past five years. All Board members support him as a business superintendent who is able to effectively utilize people and resources to efficiently achieve our vision of All students prepared and empowered for the possibilities of today and tomorrow,” said Dwayne Inch, Chair of the Board.
Pfeiffer is a business executive with over 25 years of public and private sector experience. He obtained his Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering at the University of British Columbia and his Masters and Ph.D. in Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University. He is a professional engineer and, before joining HPEDSB in 2011, led business development at several clean technology companies.
During his career, Pfeiffer has held responsibilities for finance and accounting, business development, administration, engineering, strategic planning, governance and leadership. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of Quinte Health Care and is the current Chair of the Professional Standards Committee of Professional Engineers Ontario.
At HPEDSB, Pfeiffer has been recognized for leadership initiatives in building high-performing teams and instituting data-driven, evidence-based approaches to problem-solving and planning in support of strategic goals.
Pfeiffer replaces Leslie Miller who returned to the private sector earlier this year. Dave Rutherford, former Superintendent of Business, has been fulfilling the role in the interim.
Pfeiffer is married with two children and lives in Stirling.
For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]