Trustee de Gooijer receives SSBA Award of Distinction

Pictured at the SSBA’s annual banquet and awards ceremony are Bert de Gooijer and some of his PVSD colleagues: vice-chair Judy Bradley, chair Janet Kotylak, Bert de Gooijer, Verne Barber, Terry Berglund and Frank Thauberger. Submitted photo

School trustee Bert de Gooijer was awarded the SSBA Award of Distinction during the Saskatchewan School Boards Association’s recent Fall General Assembly. “Bert is knowledgeable, dependable, level-headed, selfless, humble, patient and a big picture thinker. His record of service to public education spans nearly a quarter century and truly demonstrates…