In School District No. 23, the Board is comprised of seven elected citizens. Trustee elections are held every four years in conjunction with municipal elections. The next election is in November 2018.
Board of Education 2014-2018
To communicate with the Board, please send correspondence to:
Moyra Baxter, Chairperson
Board of Education
School District No. 23 (Central Okanagan)
1940 Underhill Street
Kelowna, B.C. V1X 5X7board@sd23.bc.ca
Fax: 250 860-9799
Phone: The Secretary-Treasurer's Office250 470-3216
The Board Chairperson is Moyra Baxter. The Board Chairperson is an Ex-officio Member of all Board Committees.
To communicate directly with the Board Chairperson, please email Moyra.Baxter@sd23.bc.ca
The Vice-Chairperson's position rotates. The Board Vice-Chairperson Chairs the General Affairs Board Standing Committee.
Deb Butler (January - May 2016) and Julia Fraser (June - December 2016) are the Vice-Chairpersons.
To contact individual trustees, visit the School Trustees
At public Board meetings, the Board makes decisions regarding governance and policies that guide our School District. These meetings are open to the public and the news media.
Regular public Board meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, except for July, August and the fourth Wednesday in March and December. Unless otherwise advertised, Board meetings are held in the Board Room at 1940 Underhill Street, Kelowna, starting at 6 PM.
Currently, the Board has five standing committees:
Education and Student Services
Finance and Legal
Human Resources and Staff Services
Planning and Facilities
The Board has representation on the following District Committees:
Aboriginal Education Council
Early Years Partnership
Employee Wellness Sub-Committee
Health Promoting Schools
Public Education Awareness
The Board has representation on the following Committees/Organizations/Agencies:
Advisory Council for Exceptional Students (ACES)
CATCH (Community Action Toward Children's Health)
Success by 6
West Kelowna Traffic Safety Committee