Denesiuk, Derickson re-elected as OC Board Chair, Vice Chair

Connie Denesiuk
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Connie Denesiuk has been re-elected as the chair of the Okanagan College Board of Governors. Chris Derickson has also been re-elected to the position of Vice Chair.

Denesiuk has served on the College Board since 2012, and has an extensive background in serving the province's K-12 system as a school district board chair, as a trustee and as president of the B.C. School Trustees Association. She was also a director of the Canada School Board Association.

"It's a real honour to be entrusted by my colleagues with the responsibilities of this position and to serve a great institution in this role," says Denesiuk. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Leadership degree at Royal Roads University.

Derickson's tenure with the College Board of Governors began in 2014. He is a councillor with the Westbank First Nation. He holds a degree in law from UBC, and is currently completing a Masters of Business Administration in Aboriginal and Business Leadership at Simon Fraser University's Beedie School of Business.

The terms for the two positions run until Jan. 31, 2018.

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