School Board Women Candidates (2018)

Although the power of school board trustees has eroded over the years, they still have an important role as locally elected representatives. Here is a brief paragraph about their duties from

“A trustee’s role is to maintain a focus on student achievement, well-being and equity and to participate in making decisions that benefit the board’s entire jurisdiction while representing the interests of their constituents. Trustees must also communicate the views and decisions of the board back to their constituents.”

Waterloo Region District School Board

Kitchener (elect 4)

Samantha Marie Oliveira Estoesta

Kathi Smith

Laurie Tremble

Natalie Waddell

Joanne Weston

Cambridge/North Dumfries (elect 3)

Jayne Herring

Courtney Waterfall

Cindy Watson

Crystal Whetham

Waterloo/Wilmot (elect 3)

Martha Kozub

Carol Millar

Kathleen Woodcock

Woolwich/Wellesley (elect 1)

Karen Meissner (acclaimed!)

Waterloo Catholic District School Board

Kitchener/Wilmot (elect 4)

Tracey Weiler

Cambridge/North Dumfries (elect 3)

Wendy Price

Waterloo/Wellesley/Woolwich (elect 2)

Melanie Van Alphen (Acclaimed!)

Jeanne Gravelle (Acclaimed!)

Conseil Scolaire Mon Avenir (elect 1)

Dorothee Petits-Pas (Acclaimed!)



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