QESBA Report to CSBA July 2018 - June 2019 June 2019 Nomination of QESBA Executive Director The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) began our last fiscal- year by hiring a new Executive Director after having the position vacant for 18- months. The Board of Directors unanimously named Russell Copeman, former Côte-des-Neiges/Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough mayor and former Member of the National Assembly for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, as their new Executive Director in September, just in-time to face the new Coalition Avenir Québec government. Election of QESBA President The Board of Directors of QESBA elected Dan Lamoureux, Chair of the Riverside School Board, as President during a regular meeting of the Board of Directors in September 2018. Dan Lamoureux had been Acting President since the resignation of Jennifer Maccarone in August of 2018 to run in the last Provincial Election. The Board elected to name Mr. Lamoureux to complete the current term, which matures in the fall of 2019. QESBA REPORT - MAY 2019 1