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Apr 30, 2023

 OCSTA 2023 AGM Election Results and Awards


TORONTO, April 30, 2023 —The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) recently hosted the 93rd Annual General Meeting to pray and learn together and to celebrate publicly funded Catholic education in Ontario. During the meeting, elections to serve as Regional Director on the OCSTA Board of Directors took place.

“I am pleased to acknowledge with gratitude all the candidates who put their name forward to serve the mission of Catholic education at the provincial level as an OCSTA Regional Director. The newly acclaimed and elected trustees accept the call to serve Catholic education and share a commitment to place Christ and the teachings of the Catholic Church at the centre of students’ learning experiences. We look forward to serving with them in the best interest of Catholic Education,” said OCSTA President Patrick Daly.

OCSTA Regional Directors – Election Results:

Region 1: Colleen Landers, Northeastern CDSB (Acclaimed)
Region 2: Paul Landry, Kenora CDSB (Acclaimed)
Region 3 (At Large): Glenn Sheculski, Northeastern CDSB
Region 4: Marino Gazzola, Wellington CDSB (Acclaimed)
Region 5: Linda Ward, St. Clair CDSB (Acclaimed)
Region 9: Morgan Ste. Marie, Durham CDSB
Region 10: Brian Evoy, Algonquin & Lakeshore CDSB (Acclaimed)
Region 11: Rick Petrella, Brant Haldimand Norfolk CDSB (Acclaimed)
*CDSB – Catholic District School Board

To view the complete list of trustees on OCSTA’s Board of Directors please visit:

OCSTA Awards Program
The Association was pleased to acknowledge outstanding Catholic education leadership and service through the annual OCSTA Awards Program. This year’s awards recognized the following individuals:

2023 OCSTA Trustee Award of Merit Recipients:
Former Trustee Fred Alexander, Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board (view profile)
Trustee Jim McCafferty, Durham Catholic District School Board (view profile)

The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association is the provincial voice for publicly funded Catholic education. Founded in 1930, OCSTA represents the interests of Catholic school boards that collectively educates approximately 600,000 students in Ontario, from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.

For further information or to arrange an interview with OCSTA President, Patrick Daly please contact: Sharon McMillan, Director of Communications, Tel: 416-460-7937/E-mail:


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