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September 18 , 2003

Board chair resigns

Chris Decker has resigned as chairman of Memorial’s Board of Regents to serve as co-chair for the Liberal Campaign Management Committee for the upcoming provincial election.
Mr. Decker’s appointment to chair the board was made by Youth Services and Post-Secondary Education Minister Sandra Kelly and was effective Nov. 1, 2002.

Mr. Decker has been a member of the Board of Regents since 1999 and is a resident of Roddickton. He was elected to the House of Assembly in 1985 and during his career has served as minister of health, minister of education and training, and minister of justice.

Prior to provincial politics, he was mayor of the Town of Roddickton, and owner/operator of several businesses. He has also served on school-related boards and councils throughout the province. He has a bachelor of arts (English) from Memorial University and a master of divinity from Pine Hill Divinity Hall. A replacement had not been named before the Gazette’s print deadline.



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