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Departments

Education Office

Office of the Director of Education

Providing communication support for schools, including media liaison, the office of the Director coordinates communications with the system and the public. Assisting the Board of Trustees, the Director's Office prepares and distributes Board documents. It is also responsible for system planning, policy development and revision, and student and staff recognition.

Contact:
Heather Campbell, Director of Education
Marni McDonald,  Executive Assistant to the Director of Education, Internal Communications
Mia Sexton, Media Relations, Community Outreach
Casey Bye, Graphic Design

Office of the Superintendents of Education

The Superintendents of Education are Responsible for coordinating curriculum delivery and assessment for all students. Education Superintendents establish curriculum and instructional priorities in response to Ministry and Board initiatives, and support teachers and administrators with the implementation of these programs in schools. In addition, this office coordinates provincial assessment and reporting, safe schools and equity and inclusive education, transitions from Early Years to post-secondary and the world of work, regional activities and initiatives for special projects and oversees School Support Services for students and staff.

Contact:
Al McManaman, Superintendent of Education 
Beth Fairfield, Superintendent of Education 
Brad Oster, Superintendent of Education
Casey Bye, Executive Assistant 

Business Office

The Business Office develops and implements a system-wide financial plan and provides leadership to ensure the effective and efficient utilization of all Board resources. Business office employees prepare the annual budget and financial statements, as well as the general legislative grants and estimates, and is responsible for the areas of payroll, purchasing, payables, receivables, dispatch, community use of schools and facility partnerships and privacy information management. View the Finance page with our current budget.

Contact:
Meghan Cox, Superintendent of Business
Jono Irwin, Assistant Manager of Financial Services
Sydney Trimble, Finance Officer
Tracy Grennier, Executive Assistant/Privacy Officer

Human Resources Office

The Human Resources Office assists with employee recruitment / selection, and is responsible for all aspects of labor relations, including the renewal and maintenance of all collective agreements and terms and conditions of employment. In addition, the Human Resources Department serves all employees by answering questions related to their employment like benefits, pensions and the retirement process.

Contact:
Kevin Knutsen, Executive Officer of Employee and Labour Relations
Carey Wolfe, Manager of Human Resources 
Alexandra (Alex) Kozlowski, Employee Relations & Wellness Consultant
Martene (Marty) Nelson, Human Resources Coordinator
Stefanie Berard, Human Resources Coordinator
Rylee Halverson, Human Resources Coordinator
Mia Sexton, Executive Assistant

Information Technology Services (IT) Office 

The IT Office provides technology support for students and staff. The Department co-ordinates, supervises, and procures all hardware and software activities, manages the development and application of operational standards for information systems, researches and develops new relevant technologies oversees the development and implementation of appropriate standards, procedures, measures and controls for information systems in specified technical areas ensuring cost-effective, best practice technologies.

Contact:
Stephen Danielson, Cindy Glavish
Managers of Information Technology Services

School Support Services (SSS) and Special Education Services Offices

The School Support Services Office consists of staff members that work to support the needs of all learners, both students and staff from a K-12 perspective. SSS members provide professional development to staff, classroom coaching, support for At-Risk students, as well as a timely electronic "Request for Service" referral system. Literacy, Numeracy and Technology support, Early Years, Experiential Learning, and Indigenous Education programming are areas of focus within School Support Services.

Special Education Services employs a "Learning for All" model where individual student needs are identified and thoughtfully considered through programming designed to support all learners. Supports and information for schools, parents, stakeholders and staff are available through the Special Education Services webpage or through the Special Education Coordinator's office.

Contact:
Heather Bridgeman, Principal School Support Services/Special Education Administrator
Sarah Marusyk, Indigenous Education Leader
Lynne Avis, Literacy Coordinator

Plant Operations and Maintenance Office

Responsible for the total physical aspects of all Rainy River District School Board buildings and properties, the Plant Operations and Maintenance department is responsible for custodial services, facility design and construction, maintenance services, waste reduction and energy conservation, property and planning services, operating and upkeep of all facilities and properties under the jurisdiction of the Rainy River District School Board.

Contact:
Travis Enge, Manager, Plant Operations and Maintenance
Peter Gardiman, Assistant Manager, Plant Operations and Maintenance
Tracy Grennier, Executive Assistant/Privacy Officer

Transportation Office

The safe transportation of Rainy River District School Board students is the responsibility of the Rainy River District Transportation Services Consortium (RRDTSC).  Please visit the RRDSTC website for more information.

Contact:
Nikki Armstrong, Transportation Manager
Shaun Egan, Transportation Officer
Janis Flewelling, Transportation Secretary
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