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Longtime Catholic trustee Tom Fortosky set to resign

Saskatoon’s Catholic school division will be soon be saying goodbye to a longtime school board trustee.

Tom Fortosky, who was first elected to the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools’ board in 2003, will submit his resignation at Monday’s board meeting, according to a division agenda.

Division chair Diane Boyko, who is set to present the item, said in the agenda it was with “mixed emotions” the division accepts Fortosky’s resignation, noting his “commitment and dedication to Catholic education has been remarkable.”

“The board wishes to sincerely thank Trustee Fortosky for his almost 14 years of dedicated service to Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools,” it continued.

Along with serving the division, Fortosky has also served as the president of the Saskatchewan Catholic School Board Association and represented the division nationally at the Canadian Catholic School Trustees’ Association.

According to the agenda item, Fortosky is set to become the new executive director of the Saskatchewan Catholic School Board Association.

“The board is confident that Mr. Fortosky will bring his considerable skills and experience to bear in helping lead our provincial Catholic school boards forward in the coming years,” said the agenda item. “We wish him all of our best and look forward to working with him in this new capacity.”

Board trustees will determined how to proceed with the vacancy at its next meeting.

—Postmedia News

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