Surrey school district’s office. (File photo)

Top earners in Surrey school district revealed

Superintendent Jordan Tinney received more than $330K in total compensation in last fiscal year

The Surrey School District’s top five earners have been revealed in an annual compensation disclosure report.

The totals provided are for the 2016/2017 fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2017.

Superintendent Jordan Tinney was the district’s top earner, who received a $246,705 salary, $9,081 in benefits and $34,474 in pension contributions.

Tinney also received $44,573 in “other compensation,” including $24,870 in vacation payout and $19,703 as a vehicle allowance.

All told, Tinney’s total compensation for the year was $334,833, up more than $36,000 from the $298,468 he earned the prior fiscal year (2015/2016) and $264,106 in 2014/2015.

Coming in second was secretary-treasurer Wayne D. Noye, who received $17,351 in salary due to his departure from the district on July 31, 2016 but who received $412,292 in “other compensation” which included $329,872 in severance equivalent to 18 months’ salary and benefits in a lump sum, as well as $79,572 in vacation payout, in accordance with the terms of his contract.

See also: Laurie Larsen elected as new Surrey Board of Education chair

See also: Surrey union decries ‘epidemic’ level shortage of education assistants in B.C.

See more: ‘Troublesome’ on-call teacher shortage in Surrey

He also received $298 in benefits and $1,728 in pension contributions.

Noye’s total compensation for the fiscal year was $431,660.

Deputy Superintendent Rick Ryan was the third highest earner, with a total compensation of $240,821, which included $184,003 in salary, $6,833 in benefits, $25,501 in pension contributions and $24,484 in “other compensation,” which included $12,377 in vacation payout and a $6,000 vehicle allowance.

Next was Secretary Treasurer Greg Frank with $211,377 in total compensation, including $166,959 in salary, $12,970 in benefits, $16,602 in pension and $14,846 in a vehicle allowance.

Finally, Assistant Superintendent Catherine Sereda received a total compensation of $195,670, including a salary of $151,700, $4,715 in benefits, $20,878 in pension, and $18,377 in other compensation (including $12,377 in vacation payout and $6,000 as a vehicle allowance).



amy.reid@surreynowleader.com

Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram and follow Amy on Twitter

Just Posted

Surrey, Delta residents arrested after $100,000 of stolen liquor found

Arrests follow an internal investigation by the BC Liquor Distribution Branch

The long table’s set for fourth annual community dinner in Surrey

Cuban flank steak the main course at Surrey Civic Plaza in June

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP release sketch of ‘suspicious person’ who approached child outside school

Surrey RCMP describe the suspect as South Asian, in his 40s or younger, with a beard and a blue turban

COLUMN: Longtime volunteers reveal why they give their time

From Girl Guides to plane pilots, volunteers make the world a better place

Effort underway to replace aging White Rock Elementary playground

Parents, students striving to raise $70k for new play structure

Police release video on how to ‘run, hide, fight’ if there’s an active shooter

Vancouver police offer video with input from E-Comm, BC EHS, Vancouver Fire and Rescue

RCMP caution boaters after two kids pass out from carbon monoxide poisoning

Both children were given oxygen and taken to hospital

B.C. invests $115M to create 200 new nurse practitioner jobs

Health Minister says 780,000 B.C. residents don’t have a family doctor

Supreme Court rules social housing residents in B.C. deserve rights too

Tenants trying to stabilize their living situations should not face less legal rights than those paying market rates: Judge

Union calls on prime minister to step into ‘stalled’ Phoenix compensation talks

For more than two years, thousands of federal workers have been affected by Phoenix system

Judge: President Trump can’t block critics on Twitter

The judge had suggested that Trump mute rather than block some of his critics

B.C. aHUS patient in need of kidney donation

Despite receiving $750K drug Soliris, Paul Chung’s kidneys failed

NFL owners adopt new policy to address anthem protests

Commissioner Roger Goodell said the change was approved unanimously by owners

Unicyclist starts his cross-Canada trip in Vancouver

Taylor Stark started his journey May 7

Most Read