Mission school superintendent made over $200K last year

Frank Dunham's earnings include salary and other types of compensation

Mission’s superintendent of schools earned a total compensation of $200,210 last year, according to a report released Monday.

Frank Dunham’s salary is listed at $145,744, but he also took in $20,889 in pension, and $33,577 in other compensation, which includes vehicle allowance, employer benefit contributions, and $12,843 in unused vacation credit payouts.

The 2010-2011 executive compensation disclosure document was put online on the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General’s website Dec. 19, and it shows Dunham was among a group of 12 superintendents across B.C. whose wages tallied more than $200,000.

The local administrator’s pay nudged slightly higher this year from 2009, when he earned $199,494, and $20,570 more than in 2008.

The report also listed remuneration of other members of Mission Public Schools.

Deputy superintendent Brenda Lightburn made $187,106 last year, which included $135,898 in salary, $19,429 in pension and $31,779 in all other compensation.

Carrie McVeigh, secretary-treasurer, received a $106,561 in salary, $8,387 in pension, and $21,416 in other compensation.