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Mr. Todd Lalonde, Trustee for City of Cornwall and Glengarry County, has been acclaimed to the position of Chair for the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario at the Inaugural Board Meeting held on December 4, 2018. It will be the third term as Chair for Mr. Lalonde, who is entering his thirteenth year as a Catholic school board trustee.

City of Cornwall and Glengarry County Trustee Ron Eamer was re-elected during the annual meeting to the position of Vice-Chair of the Board. Mr. Eamer has served as CDSBEO trustee since 1981, and has served terms as both Chair and Vice-Chair.

“Everyone knows how much I appreciate the opportunity to be elected as Vice-Chair. I’ve been serving this Board for a large part of my life, and I am thankful to continue to work alongside my fellow trustees and administration as Vice-Chair. Together we are providing a caring, nurturing place, where our students come to learn and build a foundation for the rest of their lives.”

Director of Education John Cameron, congratulated Mr. Lalonde and Mr. Eamer. “Both Mr. Lalonde and Mr. Eamer have demonstrated their commitment to the Catholic education. That loyalty continues to be one of the central reasons that our Board is viewed so positively in the province, not only in the Catholic education system, but in all of Ontario.”

The 2018-2022 CDSBEO Board of Trustees are:

Jennifer Cooney – Trustee, Lanark County Ron Eamer – Trustee, City of Cornwall and Glengarry County Todd Lalonde – Trustee, City of Cornwall and Glengarry County Brent Laton – Trustee, Grenville County and Elizabethtown-Kitley Township Robin Reil, – Trustee, City of Brockville, Town of Smiths Falls, and Leeds County Karen McAllister – Trustee, Dundas and Stormont Counties Sue Wilson – Trustee, Prescott and Russell Counties Michael Fenn – Catholic Student Trustee, 2018-2019

Director Cameron presented the 2018 Director’s Annual Report to the Board of Trustees at the meeting. “I am extremely pleased to present the report, which highlights the many accomplishments of the CDSBEO over the last year,” remarked Director Cameron.
The report reviews successes in areas such as student achievement, faith development, and program initiatives.

The Director’s Annual Report is now available for viewing on the CDSBEO website (, and the video version is available to view on the CDSBEO YouTube channel (


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