School Board Member since 1992
Dave Richardson is a Principal and teacher in Sunrise School Division,
teaching Grades 4, 5, 7 and 11 at Whiteshell Colony School. Dave also is
a former partner with Kaufmann Foods in St. Vital and was a flight
operations agent with Delta Airlines in Toronto.
is dedicated to advocating for the best quality education for all
students in LRSD and ensuring all students' needs are met. As he
describes, School Board Members are "the link between professional
educators and the community." As such, their job is to establish
leadership and direction for public education.
Dave can think of many significant accomplishments the Division has
achieved, he is most proud of the amalgamation that brought together the
former St. Boniface and St. Vital School Divisions to form LRSD, a
Division which promised to be a leader in public education in Manitoba.
believes students should have the opportunity to explore their natural
gifts and preferences, including exploring such avenues as
technical-vocational programming. Reaching out to community groups and
working with partners to influence education helps to improve student
success – collaboration and participation from the larger community helps reinforce harmony, efficiency and unity of purpose within the Division and beyond.