Kativik school board announces new leaders
Commissioners will serve three-year terms
Nunavimmiut have elected a new council of commissioners for the Kativik Ilisarniliriniq school board.
The elected commissioners represent each of Nunavik’s 14 communities. They will serve three-year terms on the council, said Jade Duchesneau-Bernier, Kativik Ilisarniliriniq’s spokesperson, Thursday.
The election was Wednesday.
The commissioners are:
- Akulivik — Carol Tulugak
- Aupaluk — Martin Scott
- Inukjuak — Stephane Lacasse
- Ivujivik — Qumaq Iyaituk
- Kangiqsualujjuaq — David Annanack (by acclamation)
- Kangiqsujuaq — Pierre Phillie
- Kangirsuk — Zacharaisie Tukkiapik (by acclamation)
- Kuujjuaq — Eva Kauki Gordon
- Kuujjuaraapik — Caroline Weetaltuk (by acclamation)
- Puvirnituq — Paulusi Beaulne (by acclamation)
- Quaqtaq — Sarah Aloupa (by acclamation)
- Salluit — Patsy Cameron
- Tasiujaq — Tommy Cain Jr. (by acclimation)
- Umiujaq — Noah Inukpuk
The newly elected council will hold its first meeting from Dec. 4 to 7 where it will choose, from amongst themselves, the president of Kativik Ilisarniliriniq and members of its executive committee, Duchesneau-Bernier said.
Kativik Ilisarniliriniq provides educational services to all Nunavik residents in Inuktitut as first language and in French and English as second languages. It operates 18 primary and secondary schools and six adult education centres.