SD8 Announces Retirement of Director of Operations, New Acting Director

May 18, 2021, Nelson BC - Effective July 1, 2021, Director of Operations Bruce MacLean, 37-year employee of School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake), will be retiring.  Also, effective July 1, 2021, current Manager of Operations Chris Kerr, will assume the position of Acting Director of Operations.


During Director MacLean’s time with the District, he has worked as a Journeyman, Foreman, Manager of Operations, and most recently as Director of Operations, leading the District’s facilities,  operations, custodial, maintenance and transportation functions.  Following his official departure, he has agreed to remain working with the District for six months as a part-time consultant, to see through completion of various ongoing initiatives.


“We are extremely grateful for Bruce’s service to the District, which has been exemplary,” said Secretary-Treasurer McLellan. “We have all benefited from his tremendous operations acumen and a rare a level of dedication.”