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Ward G By-Election


On Monday, September 28, residents of Ward G will elect a new Edmonton Public School Board Trustee. 

WHERE TO VOTE AND ADVANCE VOTING

For information about candidates, where to vote, advance voting and running in the by-election, visit edmonton.ca/elections.

The City of Edmonton Returning Officer is overseeing the by-election. If you have any questions about the process, please call them at 780-496-8008.

CANDIDATE PRESENTATIONS AT SEPTEMBER 22 BOARD MEETING

As part of the September 22, 2015 public Board meeting, each Ward G Trustee candidate was provided three minutes to present their election platform. The presentations were live webcast. View the rules for the three minute candidate presentations, and watch the presentations to learn about each candidate's election platform.

COMMUNICATING WITH SCHOOLS AS A TRUSTEE CANDIDATE

Trustee candidates should be familiar with our Board policy about distributing campaign material to schools. Read about school, District and candidate responsibilities during an election, and review our forum, campaigning and participation guidelines

THE ROLE OF TRUSTEES

WHAT TRUSTEES DO

Alberta school boards help shape the future of local communities by governing the education of young people. Learn more about school board responsibilities and the role of a trustee.

The Trustees' Handbook explains the policies, principles, protocols, and practices related to Board governance and operations at Edmonton Public Schools.

TRUSTEE MEETING COMMITMENTS

The Board holds: 

  • regular public meetings at 2 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month when possible, unless otherwise directed by special motion or by the Board Chair
  • Caucus Committee (in-camera) meetings on the first Tuesday morning of each month and as needed
  • meetings with the Superintendent of Schools on the third Tuesday morning of each month for updates on current and emergent issues

Review a list of Trustee commitment dates