A trustee’s role is to maintain a focus on student achievement and well-being, and to participate in making decisions that benefit the entire district while representing the interests of their community.
General local government elections in British Columbia are held every four years, including the elections for the offices of School District Trustees. The Board of Education for SD62 is comprised of 7 Trustees.
The next local government election will take place in the fall of 2022.
Qualifications for Office
A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a School Trustee if they meet the following criteria:
- Canadian Citizen;
- 18 years of age or older on general voting day;
- resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day of nomination papers are filed; and
- not disqualified under the School Act or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to or holding the office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.
Visit the British Columbia School Trustees Association website for more information.