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EMSB TO HOLD ELECTION FOR CHAIRMAN AND OTHER KEY POSITIONS

MONTREAL, NOVEMBER 12, 2007-The English Montreal School Board (EMSB) will hold a special meeting Wednesday evening, November 14 (7:30 p.m.) to elect a chairman, vice-chair, executive committee chair and other committee chairs and vice-chairs.

Elections were held in 19 of 23 wards for the EMSB on Sunday November 4. Voter turnout was 17.9 percent, among the best in the province.

The 23 commissioners (returning incumbents in bold) are as follows: Electoral Division 1 (Côte Saint-Luc), Syd Wise; Electoral Division 2 (Montreal West), Joseph Lalla; Electoral Division 3 ( N.D.G.), Albert Perez; Electoral Division 4 (Hampstead - Còte Saint-Luc), Marvin Helfenbaum; Electoral Division 5 (N.D.G. St. Henri-Ville Émard), Anne Williams; Electoral Division 6 (St. Henri, Pointe St. Charles, Westmount Downtown), Richard Lalonde; Electoral Division 7 (Westmount, N.D.G.), Ginette Sauvé-Frankel; Electoral Division 8 (Côte des Neiges - Snowdon - Outremont), Ellie Israel; Electoral Division 9 (Mount Royal - Saint-Laurent), Elizabeth Leaman; Electoral Division 10 (Saint-Laurent), Bernie Praw; Electoral Division 11 (Saint-Laurent - Cartierville), James Kromida; Electoral Division 12 (Ahuntsic), Joseph Petraglia; Electoral Division 13, (Park Extension - The Plateau), Julien Feldman; Electoral Division 14, (St-Michel), Rocco Barbieri; Electoral Division 15 (Montreal North), Sylvia Lo Bianco; Electoral Division 16 (St. Léonard), Dominic Spiridigliozzi; Electoral Division 17 (St. Léonard), Frank Verrillo; Electoral Division 18 (Rosemount), Agostino Cannavino; Electoral Division 19 (Rosemount - Hochelaga-Maisonneuve - Downtown - The Plateau), Angela Mancini; Electoral Division 20 (St. Léonard), Frank DiCesare; Electoral Division 21 (Anjou - Pointe-aux-Trembles - Montreal East), Ted Donnini; Electoral Division 22 (Rivière-des-Prairies), Rosa Cerrelli; Electoral Division 23 (Rivière-des-Prairies), Patricia Lattanzio.p>

Seven of the commissioners have been elected for the first time. In the case of Mr. Donnini he was defeated in 2003, but regained his same seat in this election. On Monday, November 12 recounts took place for Electoral Districts 13 and 14 where the differential in votes was six and seven respectively. The results did not change. For the complete election results log on to www.emsb.qc.ca.



Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca