Board of Trustee


The Chinook’s Edge Board is responsible for the education of over 11,000
students in 43 schools throughout our large rural division. Nine Trustees are
elected to the Board every four years during municipal elections. They work to
ensure the highest quality learning environments for every student in Chinook’s


Back row: Connie Huelsman (Ward 5 Bowden / Spruce View), Melissa Copley (Ward 9 Carstairs / Cremona), Board Chair Allan Tarnoczi (Ward 6, Sundre), Superintendent Kurt Sacher, Joe-Anne Knispel-Metejka (Ward 1 Sylvan Lake)
Front row: Second Vice Chair Holly Bilton (Ward 4 Innisfail), Vice Chair Colleen Butler (Ward 3 Delburne / Elnora ), Sherry Cooper (Ward 2  Penhold / Poplar Ridge), Trudy James (Ward 7 Olds / Reed Ranch).