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Board of Trustees for 2018 to November 30, 2022

School board trustees are elected officials who are responsible for operating publicly-funded schools within their jurisdiction, and for the delivery and quality of educational programs and services. Legal accountability for Board decisions applies to the Board as a corporate entity rather than to individual trustees.

Trustees may be contacted regarding any questions, concerns or suggestions about the school within their jurisdiction or about education in general.

Student trustees for 2018-2019

Three student trustees are elected each year by the Student Senate to serve a one-year term on the Board. Student trustees participate in public school board meetings, represent student opinions at the Board level and participate actively on committees. Through student involvement at the Board level, Board members become aware of student issues and student opinions. Find out more on the Student Senate web page [1].

2018 Student Trustees Student Trustees Ryan Gentle, Trenton High School; Meera Moorthy, Eastside Secondary School; and Melissa Elliott, North Hastings High School represent the student voice at the Board table.

Elected school board members

School board trustees are elected every four years through municipal elections. Their role involves establishing the school board vision, mission and strategic plan; setting policy; and ensuring effective stewardship of the board’s resources.

Board of Trustees

(L to R, back row): Mike Brant, Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte; Michael Rush, Belleville/Thurlow; Lucille Kyle, North Hastings; and Spencer Hutchison, Trenton/CFB Trenton.

(L to R, middle row): Bonnie Danes, Centre Hastings; Jennifer Cobb, North Prince Edward County; Kristen Parks, Sidney/Frankford; and Alison Kelly, South Prince Edward.

(L to R, front row): Mandy Savery-Whiteway, Director of Education; Shannon Binder, Southeast Hastings and Chair of the Board; and Lisa Anne Chatten, Belleville/Thurlow  and Vice-chair of the Board.

School board trustee electoral areas and contact information

Shannon Binder

Shannon Binder

Chair of the Board

359 Arthur Street

P.O. Box 465

Tweed ON K0K 3J0

Phone: 613-921-1848

Email: sbinder@hpedsb.on.ca

Electoral area: Southeast Hastings

Mike Brant

Mike Brant

P.O. Box 66, 70 Shannonville Road

Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON K0K 3A0

Phone: 613-962-3595

Email: mbrant@hpedsb.on.ca

Electoral area: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

Lisa Anne Chatten

Lisa Anne Chatten

Vice-chair of the Board

933 Highway 37

Corbyville, ON K0K 1V0

Phone: 613-919-8448

Email: lchatten@hpedsb.on.ca

Electoral area: Belleville and Thurlow

Jennifer Cobb

Jennifer Cobb

222 Main Street Box 321

Wellington K0K 3L0

Phone: 613-847-0940

Email: jcobb@hpedsb.on.ca

Electoral area: North Prince Edward

Bonnie Danes

Bonnie Danes

119 High Shore Road

R.R #2

Marmora, ON K0K 2M0

Phone: 613-472-6107

Email: bdanes@hpedsb.on.ca

Electoral area: Centre Hastings

Alison Kelly

Alison Kelly

591 County Road 18

Cherry Valley, ON K0K 1P0

Phone: 613-403-1697

Email: akelly@hpedsb.on.ca

Electoral area: South Prince Edward

Spencer Hutchison

Spencer Hutchison

259 Dundas St. West

Trenton, ON K8V 3R7

Phone: 613-965-6054

Email: jshutchison@hpedsb.on.ca

Electoral area: Trenton and CFB Trenton

Lucille Kyle

Lucille Kyle

41 Crawford Road

R. R. #1

L’Amable ON K0L 2L0

Phone: 613-334-2898

Email: lkyle@hpedsb.on.ca

Electoral area: North Hastings

Kristen Parks

Kristen Parks

338 Montrose Road

Belleville, ON K8R 1A9

Phone: 613-661-3499

Email: kmparks@hpedsb.on.ca

Electoral area: Sidney and Frankford

Michael Rush

Michael Rush

29 Johnson Street

Belleville ON K8N 4T4

Phone: 613-403-5648

Email: mrush@hpedsb.on.ca

Electoral area: Belleville and Thurlow

Electoral area schools

Belleville and Thurlow

South Prince Edward

Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

Centre Hastings

North Prince Edward

Southeast Hastings

North Hastings

Sidney and Frankford

Trenton and CFB Trenton


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