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Sudbury Catholic District School Board Trustees

Education in Ontario is a shared responsibility between the province and local school districts. Publicly elected school trustees ensure that the local community has a strong voice in the education of its children. Each trustee assumes a liaison role with a number of schools in the District.

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Michael Bellmore (Chair)
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Ray Desjardins (Vice-chair)
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Jody Cameron
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Nancy Deni
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Tyler Peroni
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Estelle Scappatura
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Kira Gouchie
Student Trustee

Michael Bellmore

153 Baker Street
Sudbury, ON
P3C 2E8

Phone: 705-669-0166

Zone 3 Schools:

Bishop Alexander Carter C.S.S.
Immaculate Conception School
St. Anne School

About Michael Bellmore

Born in Sudbury, Michael Bellmore is a proud alumnus of Sudbury Catholic Schools (Immaculate Conception and St. Charles College). He was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2010, however he was elected to the former Sudbury District Roman Catholic Separate School Board in 1994 as one of the youngest ever elected, and served until 1997. A longtime and passionate advocate for education he also served as a member of the Cambrian College Board of Governors and as a student leader at the local and provincial levels. He is a graduate of the Public Relations program of the College and works as an accessibility and mobility specialist with Motion Specialties Sudbury. He also specializes in accessible vehicle modifications. He holds the designation of Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA). For the past 14 years he has been seen every Saturday evening on long running local CTV programming Super Big Money TV Bingo as the host and caller. Committed to building a Greater Sudbury he has served on numerous boards and organizations and is currently the Chair of the Greater Sudbury Public Library Board. Michael is happily married to his wife Kimberley. Son Miles and daughter Grace attend Sudbury Catholic Schools. They are proud to call Christ the King their parish and in their down time they enjoy camping, travelling and hanging out as a family!

Welcome from SCDSB Chair Michael Bellmore

Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year. In exploring our site I hope that you will become acquainted with our vision, and will grow with us as we continue to create and nurture the hopes and dreams of every student. At Sudbury Catholic Schools, we are committed to educating the whole child through providing an educational experience that nourishes the mind, body and soul of each student as they continue to grow in our network of knowledge and faith.

We are confident that each day will provide a valuable learning experience for our students through interaction with teachers, administration, support staff, and endless community and faith partnerships. Sudbury Catholic Schools remains committed to our mandate that through a Christ-centred milieu, each student will strive to meet their personal goals and will become a leader of tomorrow.

I would like to take this opportunity to invite you to become involved in your child’s education. The Board of Trustees are elected officials who serve students, parents and taxpayers. Board meetings are held throughout the school year and are open to the public. I urge you to continually visit our website where board meetings are posted and make every effort to attend.

As we watch this new academic year unfold, we wish everyone continued success and happiness.

Michael Bellmore


Roles and Responsibilities of the Sudbury Catholic District School Board Trustee

Sudbury Catholic District School Board Trustees, as representatives of the Sudbury Catholic Community must ensure that the mission of Catholic Education, as part of the broader mission of the Church if fulfilled.  They must also honour a set of additional expectations that have been set for them by the Church, by the Catholic Community and by the traditional understanding of the Catholic Trustees’ role and the by the Ministry’s Education Act.

For the Sudbury Catholic District School Board Trustee, the Church’s mission to proclaim, teach and witness to the Gospel finds its particular expression in the mission of the Catholic School.  The end result being that the mission of the Catholic School is to evangelize youth so that they will become not only well-developed persons and good citizens but also faithful Disciples of Christ and “witness to the faith.”

See Catholic Trustee Roles and Responsibilities

Trustee Governance Budget and Expenses


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