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Happy Retirement!

June 22, 2021

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We would like to thank Superintendents Jo-Ann Farmer and Pearl Fong-West for their incredible years of service!  Both have had long and meaningful careers with District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1).

Superintendent Farmer joined the organization in 1995 as a Vice-Principal.  She was also a Principal, Lead for Special Education and became a Superintendent in 2007.  Throughout her career, Jo-Anne's incredible passion has inspired students, families and colleagues.  

Superintendent Fong-West joined DSB1 in 1994 as the Manager for Financial Services.  In 2010, she was promoted to Superintendent of Business.  During her time with the board, Pearl has demonstrated incredible leadership and mentorship in our system.  She has also represented DSB1 through her work with provincial associations.

Please join us in wishing Jo-Anne and Pearl a fantastic retirement!