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London District Catholic School Board
Admissions & Registration
Meetings and Membership

​​​​​​​​​SE​​​​​​AC Membership

A SEAC for a district school board is composed of the following:



  • ​Representatives and alternates for these representatives from up to 12 local associations.  The local associations must be affiliated with associations or organizations that:
    • are incorporated;
    • ​operate throughout Ontario;
    • further the interests and well-being of one or more groups of exceptional children or adults; and,
    • do not represent professional educators.​
  • The lesser of 3 or 25 percent of the total number of board trustees
  • Where 1 or 2 board trustees are appointed to the SEAC each trustee has an alternate appointed.
  • One or two persons to represent the interests of First Nations students attending board schools under a tuition agreement.
  • One or m​​ore members at large (optional).  Alternatives can be appointed to attend SEAC meetings if a local association's representative cannot be present.
SEAC members are appointed by the school board.  They serve for the term of office of board members and until a new board is organized.

SEAC members must be qualified to vote for members of the board​ and must be a resident in its jurisdiction.  Employees of a school board are not eligible for membership on the SEAC of the board that employs them.  However, they can be members of another school board SEAC as long as they are eligible to vote for members of that school board.​

​SEAC Members 


Local Association:

Community Representatives:

Chantel Cassidy, Children's Aid Society 

School Board Representatives:

  • Pedro Almeida, Trustee 
  • John Jevnikar, Trustee 
Resource Personnel:
  • Kelly Holbrough, Superintendent of Education 
  • Judith Desjardins, Senior Administrator-Special Education
  • Roberta Gibson, Principal: Elementary 
  • Rick Sheardown, Vice Principal: Secondary