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The Upper Grand District School Board’s Communications Department, as part of the Director’s Office, leads the board’s communication strategies. Our key responsibilities include communications strategy and planning, crisis communications, media relations, supporting school communication needs, policy development, advertising and promotions, and social media and website management.

Distribution of Materials

*NOTE: Please do not send requests to distribute materials to staff or schools to the Communications Department. Instead, please click the following link to learn more about the Distribution of Materials process in the UGDSB:


Heather Loney
Communications Manager 
519-822-4420 ext. 725
[email protected]

Dellesia Noah
Administrative Officer, Communications
519-822-4420 ext. 764
[email protected]

Christine de Boer
Administrative Officer, Policy Development
519-822-4420 ext. 544
[email protected]

News and Media Releases

For the latest news from Upper Grand, visit the board website. For an archive of all media releases issued since 2008, indexed newest to oldest, visit our media release archive.

Communications Newsletters

UGDSB Together is a monthly communications newsletter for students and parents/guardians. Get important board news and updates, read stories about great things happening in our schools and departments, and more! Click here to see the current edition of UGDSB Together, as well as past editions

Policy Development

For board policies and procedures, information about public consultation on board policy and to provide policy feedback, please visit