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Student-Trustees-Election

The Toronto District School Board is committed to providing an equitable experience for all of the Student Trustee candidates. Should you have a concern related to your ability to participate in the Student Trustee Elections due to access to technology, please contact either Leslie Fox at leslie.fox@tdsb.on.ca or at 416-395-3903, or Alison MacLachlan at Alison.Maclachlan@tdsb.on.ca.


Applications closed on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. 

Student Trustees represent the voice of approximately 247,000 students in the Toronto District School Board.  They are elected members of the Board of Trustees and sit alongside the adult Trustees at board and committee meetings and act as a link to students, the Board and school communities. Student Trustees are members of the Student Senate and work closely with Student Senate Executives and school communities to empower and promote student voice and engagement across the district.

Official candidates and their campaign videos will be revealed on Monday, June 21, 2021. Stay tuned! 

Voting will take place online on Thursday, June 24, 2021.

Please note that due to the impact of COVID-19, Student Senate Elections will be held separately in the Fall.

If you have any questions, please contact Principal Alison MacLachlan.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Two positions available;
  • Must be in Grade 10 or 11 to apply;
  • Term Positions: Aug. 1, 2021 - July 31, 2022
  • Attend Board and Standing Committee Meetings;
  • Participate in discussions on all matters, except those dealing with private matters;
  • Present the students' voice at the public session of the Board and Standing Committees;
  • Attend official Board functions;
  • Uphold and promote the Board's mission and values in the performance of duties;
  • Attend all executive and regular TDSB Student Senate meetings;
  • Inform Student Senate Executive of policies (which affect students) brought to Board for consideration; and
  • Have a regular role on Student Senate agenda to report and seek input.

 

TIMELINE

Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 25, 2021

View Candidates and Campaign Videos: June 21 - 24, 2021 

Voting Day: Thursday, June 24, 2021 

 

 

 

 

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