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New HR Director for Kootenay Lake School District

Kootenay Lake School District 8 welcomes Chandra Veer Singh to the position of Director - Human Resources Services, beginning October 1st, 2019. Chandra Singh is coming to the School District with a wealth of experience in creating and managing the full spectrum of Human Resources Services.

With a Master’s degree and Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR), Mr. Singh has been working in Human Resources for over 21+ years.  He is passionate about creating positive employee experiences and improving the delivery of Human Resources Services for all Kootenay Lake School District staff. Prior to coming to the Kootenay Lake School District, Mr. Singh was the Manager of Human Resources for The City of Whitehorse.

“I am confident that we have added an important individual who will deliver excellent Human Resources Services to all of our employees, while ensuring that we remain loyal to our District goals,” said Superintendent Dr. Christine Perkins.

Deanna Holitzki, who has been in the role of Director of HR Services for the last eight years is moving into the role of Director of Instruction – Inclusive Education. This senior leadership position includes the following portfolio: Inclusive Education and Elev8 Distributed Learning.

“I am very excited about this new role and look forward to working with the incredible team of Inclusive Education and Elev8 DL staff throughout the district.” exclaims Holitzki.

Senior leadership team member Ben Eaton is now Director of Instruction – Innovative Learning Services. This position’s portfolio includes Innovative Learning, SafeSchools, Critical Incident Response teams, and Mental Health.

Photo Caption: Chandra Veer Singh begins his new post Tuesday, October 1.