North Grenville, ON – The Kemptville College Task Force is underway and looking forward to hearing back from Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, Brad Duguid with respect to the intake of students for the Fall 2014 term. At the meeting of March 26th , the Task Force elected its chair, Brian J. Carré, CAO with the Municipality of North Grenville and appointed Vice-chairs Marty Derks, Ontario Federation of Agriculture and Robert Jelly, a student at the Kemptville Campus.
Other members of the Task Force include:
Ann Weir, United Counties of Leeds and Grenville
Heather Lawless, Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation
Donald Good, AGB Lawyers
Howard Mains, Tactix Government Relations & Public Affairs
Charles Bennett, Rideauside Farm Inc.
Mac Johnston, Kemptville College Foundation
Mr. Carré expressed that “the diversity and skills of the Task Force will undoubtedly make the difference in seeing a sustainable and innovative local solution to ensuring the continued operation of the Kemptville Campus in Eastern Ontario.”
“The overwhelming interest of key stakeholders across Eastern Ontario who want to build upon the momentum to renew the Kemptville Campus has been tremendous” said Carré. The Task Force will be engaging volunteers in their sub-committees that focus on alternative affiliations and partnerships, industry advancement, and stakeholder outreach.
A dedicated website and social media presence are being established to assist in communicating the Task Force’s progress.
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For more information:
Brian J. Carré, Chairman
Kemptville College Renewal Task Force
613-258-9569 ext. 155