Amanda Baxter has been an Occasional Teacher with Grand Erie since 2003 and has been active in the Local since 2008 serving in various roles from Social Justice and Equity/Status of Women Chair to Treasurer and is currently honoured to serve as your President, Chief Negotiator and Health and Safety Officer. Amanda is a mother of four students in Grand Erie and continues to enjoy Occasional Teaching when not serving in her active roles in your Local.
Please contact Amanda if you have any Health and Safety Concerns, Professional Questions, Hiring questions or are in need of advice.
Vice-President, Health and Safety Officer and Collective Bargaining Committee Chair
Corey has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2012; her first position was Constitution Chair. She has been an Occasional Teacher with the Grand Erie DSB since November 2008. She assists the President as required, particularly working closely with her on collective bargaining. Corey is also responsible for the many wonderful social events our members have enjoyed.
Please contact Corey if you have a cause you feel our Local should be involved in or to suggest future member engagement opportunities.
Treasurer, Constitutional Chair and Website Coordinator
Kevin Utley, is your Local ETFO Treasurer, Constitutional Chair and Website Coordinator. Before taking on these responsibilities, he served from 2011 to 2018 as the Local President, and on the Local Executive for the nine previous years as Chief Negotiator, Collective Bargaining Chair, Vice-President and as a Member at Large. Please contact Kevin with any questions you may have.
Chair of Professional Learning
We realize the importance of ongoing education, professional development and networking. We are invested in providing our members resources to enable them to further their educational journey. As such upon approval our members can receive funds to attend a conference or take an AQ course. We are invested in an innovative approach that empowers our members and delivers the support they need, when they need it.
If you have suggestions for Professional Learning this year, please contact Maryanne Goldsmith at email@example.com.
This chair is responsible for arranging venues and activities for the General Meetings and the Annual Meeting. They also issue cards to members in special circumstances like bereavement, illness and marriage. You may contact Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org .
MARY ELLEN KAYE
The secretary maintains accurate records of all meetings and correspondence of the Local, past and present.
Status of Women / Social Justice and Equity Chair
This chair keeps us current on all matters of social justice. They also plan events and workshops specifically for our female members, in partnership with the Professional Learning Chair.
Political Action / Public relations
This chair keeps the Executive and membership apprised of all things political as they relate to Education. Also they support and facilitate a positive public image, including both parents and our local communities.