November 5, 2019
Delta Board Elects New Board Chair
The Delta School District Board of Education has elected long-time trustee Val Windsor to serve as chairperson of the seven-member board. Windsor, who has served on the board since 2011, previously held the position of Vice-Chairperson from 2013–2018.
“I am looking forward to this opportunity to serve as Board Chairperson in a school district that provides such exciting learning opportunities for students, and to continue the work as a voice for education in Delta, and as an advocate for our schools. I would like to thank my fellow board members for their hard work and commitment. ” Val Windsor, Chairperson, Delta School District
Board of education chair and vice-chair are elected annually.
Val Windsor is a retired teacher whose involvement in public education spans 47 years. Her work as a Trustee includes serving on the Indigenous Education and Inclusive Education committees in Delta, as well as chairing the Metro Vancouver ELL Consortium, a group that advocates for services for immigrant and refugee students. Chairperson Windsor is also a dedicated and busy community volunteer in Delta.
Laura Dixon, who has been on the board since 2008, and served as Board Chairperson since 2012, was elected Vice-Chairperson for the upcoming year. Vice-Chairperson Dixon serves as Chair of the BCSTA Mental Health Working Group and Chair of the Metropolitan Branch of BCSTA. Ms. Dixon is an active volunteer for a number of community organizations serving children, youth and families in Delta.