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Board of Education

At its annual organizational meeting held December 12, 2016, Mrs. Debbie Tablotney was re-elected as Chairperson and Mrs. Sandra Nixon was elected as Vice Chairperson of the Board of Education (Richmond).  These appointments are for a one year period.

2014 - 2018 Board of Education


From left to right: Mr. Jonathan Ho, Mrs. Donna Sargent, Dr. Eric Yung, Ms. Alice Wong, Mrs. Sandra Nixon,
Mrs. Debbie Tablotney, Mr. Ken Hamaguchi
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The Board of Education acts through corporate authority, that is as if it were a single person.  The will of the Board is defined by Resolutions adopted by vote at a Board meeting.

Individual trustees may bring any question, concern or suggestion to a Board meeting for discussion by trustees but only through Board resolution can action be taken.  Individual trustees do not exercise authority or direct staff.

In general, the following are the most important functions of the Board.
  • Formulating and interpreting policies and by-laws.
  • Delegating administrative authority.
  • Deciding on educational and budget matters that cannot be legally delegated or that  in the Board's judgment should be decided by the Board.
  • Appraising the District's education, administrative and planning processes in light of the Board's stated goals.
  • Administering public funds.
  • Communicating with the citizens of Richmond for the benefit of the education of its children.
Responsibility for day-to-day operations are delegated to the Superintendent of Schools and through him or her to the administrative, teaching and support staff of the district.

For more information about Board operations please see section 200 in the Board Policies




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Richmond School District (SD38)
7811 Granville Avenue
Richmond BC
V6Y 3E3
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School District No 38 (Richmond)
Phone: 604.668.6000