School District No.73 Business Company Board of Directors
Representing Barriere, Rhonda serves as the board liaison for Twin Rivers Education Centre, Barriere Elementary, Barriere Secondary, Henry Grube Education Centre and Maintenance Department. She has served as Board Chair, and she is the board liaison with the District of Barriere.
Trina Cassidy Secretary-Treasurer and Director
As the Director of Finance for School District No. 73 Business Company (SD73BusCo), Trina started in 2006 and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA), Certified Management Accountants of British Columbia (CMA) and British Columbia Association of School Business Officials (BCASBO). She is responsible for financial reporting, budgets, and the financial and ethical stewardship of the company to the President and Directors of SD73BusCo. Before joining the company, she held financial positions in Kamloops at Aluminum Curtainwall Systems, Inland Glass & Aluminum and BDO Canada LLP.
Gerald Watson has been a lawyer since 1995 with a practice focused on real estate and commercial transactions. Gerald was a trustee on the Kamloops-Thompson Board of Education from 2002 to 2014 and was the first Kamloops-Thompson trustee elected to the Board of Directors for the British Columbia Public School Employers Association. Gerald is a former President of the Rotary Club of Kamloops, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kamloops, and the former Director of Community Futures Thompson Country. Gerald is presently the Vice- Chair of the Kamloops Hospice Association.
Born and raised in Kamloops, Danalee chose to settle here again after travelling, studying, and working across the globe for close to 20 years. She is married, has two children, and three SPCA – rescued cats. Her experience includes leadership in private education, IT technical support, working and leading in the non-profit sector for nearly twelve years, and currently she is an Economic Development Project Manager for Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc.