April 20 2023

Montreal, April 20, 2023 – The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) is announcing the retirement of Executive Director Russell Copeman as of December 31, 2023.

Mr. Copeman has been with QESBA over five years and has been instrumental in helping QESBA move forward many files among which is the legal challenge to Bill 40.

“We have been very lucky to have someone with Russell’s vast experience as one of our biggest advocates over the last five years. We wish him nothing but the best on his retirement and he will be missed by all,” said QESBA President Dan Lamoureux.

“The Board of Directors has approved a process to select the next Executive Director which is currently underway, you can find posting details on our website at qesba.qc.ca,” concluded the President.

QESBA is the voice of English public education in Québec and represents 100,000 students in over 300 elementary, high schools, and adult and vocational centres across Québec.