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Board Chair

David Farrow Board Chair 705-688-6052 [email protected]

David Farrow joined the Board as the Trustee in Area 1 which encompasses Wards 1 and 2 in the City of Greater Sudbury. He embarked on his path in public education after obtaining two degrees from Mount Allison University. He earned an MBA in 2007, combining his interest in business with his passion for education.

David Farrow was appointed a school administrator following 15 years in the classroom. He served as a Principal with Rainbow District School Board from 2000 to his retirement in 2018. Trustee Farrow is dedicated to the community with the goal of improving the quality of life for residents. The schools that he led made immense contributions to fundraising initiatives.

David Farrow was the Chair of the Board for Maison McCulloch Hospice, where he served as treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee. He has also contributed to the CIBC Run for the Cure, Sudbury Food Bank, Canadian Breast Cancer Society, Larch Street Kids, and the Rainbow Catholic Co-Ed Basketball Tournament, which he founded and ran for 14 years.

Trustee Farrow is the proud recipient of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Award, 2023 and the Celebration 2010 Community Sport Volunteer Award, Ontario Volunteer Service Award, the Rainbow District School Board Outstanding Contribution to the Co-Curricular Program Award, and the Council for Exceptional Children (Chapter 503) Appreciation Award.

He is the co-owner of FarExGeoMine Ltd., working as the CFO and Treasurer. Trustee Farrow has been married to respected geologist Catharine for 35 years and is dedicated to son Wilson who was drafted by the Sudbury Wolves and is currently playing Junior Hockey with the Rochester Junior Americans in the North American Hockey League.