Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board
(candidate descriptions provided as available)
Separate School Systems: Background
Kingston and Frontenac Islands
4 Available Seats
Gavin Cosgrove was appointed Trustee for the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (“ALCDSB”) on February 18, 2014 to fill the vacancy left from the passing of long serving Trustee Wilf Garrah. Born and raised in Kingston.
Kingston resident Kirk Romany is seeking election as a Trustees for the Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District School Board. Believing that schools are the heart of a community, he is passionate about the Catholic education system.
Terry Shea has been a Trustee serving Kingston and the Islands for a total of six terms. During his time as Trustee, he has served as Chair of many committees and as Vice-Chair of the Board. His background is marketing, working in radio, TV and print in Kingston.
First elected as a Catholic school Trustee in 2010, Catharina Summers brings to the position 35 years as an educator, with 28 years’ experience in the Catholic system. She is passionate about Catholic education and what happens in the classroom.
Kathy has been a Trustee since 2006. She has served as Vice-Chair of the Board, Chair of the Finance and Operations Committees, Chair of the Special Education Committee, Vice-Chair of the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic Education Foundation.
Prince Edward County, Greater Napanee, Loyalist Township, Stone Mills, Addington Highlands
Greg Speagle is seeking re-election for a third term, having been first elected in 2006. Greg is a retired teacher and Principal and worked for the Board for 35 years, in both the elementary and secondary panels. He has been Vice-Chair of the Board.
First elected in 2006, John is the current Vice-Chair of the Board. A strong advocate of social justice issues, John has served on numerous committees such as Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic Education Foundation, Trustee Executive Committee, Social Justice Committee.
South, Central and North Frontenac
Wendy Procter was first elected as Trustee in 1999. A strong advocate for rural schools, Wendy is the current Chair of the Audit Committee. She has served on numerous committees, including Aboriginal Education, Accessibility Working Group, Facilities Enhancement Review.
Tweed, Marmora lake, Hastings, Stirlin-Rawdon
Brian Kerby, owner of Quinte Business System, was first elected Trustee for the ALCDSB in June 1999. He has served as Vice-Chair of the Board and Chair of the Finance and Operations Committee and was Co-Chair of the Quinte West Accommodation Review Committee.
Belleville, Tyendinaga, Deseronto
2 Available Seats
Tom Dall was first elected Trustee for the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board in November 2000, and was active for many years before on local Catholic school councils. He is currently the Chair of the Board, and has served as Vice-Chair of the Board. Tom has served on various committees - Special Education Advisory Committee, System School Council, Catholic School Council Association, Policy Review Committee, Teacher/Trustee Liaison Committee, M.P.P./Board Liaison Committee, Suspension/Expulsion Committee and the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic Education Foundation Committee. He also served as Chair of the ALCE Foundation for four years. Tom has been a strong advocate of Catholic education in Ontario and continues to champion parent advocacy.