I am passionate about education and creating positive change that benefits all!

Trustee Experience

Chair of the Board: 2019-2021

Committees

 

  • Audit:  2014-2018

  • Business Operations:  Chair 2017-2019, 2021-2022, Vice chair 2015-2017

  • Program: Vice chair 2021-2022

  • Joint Health and Safety: 2014-2018

  • Special Education Advisory: 2016-2018

  • Chairs: 2015-2022 (Committee Chair 2019-2021)

  • Eligibility List Selection (secondary vice-principals): 2014-2018

  • Eligibility List Selection (elementary vice-principals): 2018-2022

  • Parent Involvement: 2014-2022

  • Policy Management: Chair 2014-2021

  • Property: 2014-2018

  • Everyday Hero Awards selection committee: 2016-2022

  • Safe, Equitable & Inclusive Schools: 2014-2022

  • Secondary French Review: 2016 to June 2017

  • Strategic Planning: 2014-2018

  • Career Education Council: 2015-2018

  • Art Gallery of Guelph Board: 2014-2022 (Audit/Finance committee, Executive Director Search committee, Strategic planning workshop, Executive Committee, Board Secretary)

  • United Way: 2016-2018

  • Trustee Code of Conduct review: Chair 2018

  • By-Law review: 2018

  • Out of Area policy review: 2017-2018

  • Poverty Challenge planning committee: 2016, 2017

  • Extreme Weather procedures review : 2015

  • Director's Selection Committee: Chair 2020-2021

  • Trustee Climate Emergency Committee: 2021-2022

  • Negotiations Steering: 2018-2022

  • Police Presence In Schools Task Force: 2020-2021

  • Director's Performance Appraisal policy development committee: Chair 2020-2021

Ontario Public School Boards' Association

  • Board of Directors member, UGDSB voting delegate: 2021-2022

  • Central West Regional Vice chair: 2022

  • Bylaw and Constitution Review Committee: 2018-2019

  • Project Compass: 2020-2022 (Steering Committee, Mission, Vision, Values Subcommittee, Policy and Procedure Subcommittee)

  • OPSBA Awards Committee: 2022

  • PPAN Scholarship Committee: 2022

 

Conferences/Professional Development

  • People for Education conference panel moderator: November 2017

  • OPSBA Public Education Symposium: 2015-2022

  • OPSBA Annual General Meeting: 2015-2022

  • OPSBA Education Labour Relations and Human Resources Symposium 2015, 2022

  • OPSBA Regional meetings: 2015-2022

  • OPSBA Regional meeting Mental Health professional development (organizer): Fall 2017

  • Upper Grand District School Board Learning Fair conference: 2016-2019

  • Minister’s Annual PIC symposium attendee: 2017

  • Osgoode Hall Law School Intensive Human Rights Program for School Board Leaders: 2021

School Liaison for: Guelph CVI, Jean Little PS, John Galt PS, École King George PS, Ken Danby PS, Priory Park PS

Pre-Trustee experience

Upper Grand District School Board

  • Winner, Everyday Hero Award 2014

  • Parent Involvement Committee (PIC), Chair (2 years)

  • PIC Annual Spring Event Organizer

  • PIC Regional PRO Grant Project Lead

  • PIC Board games lending library

  • PIC Parenting and Parent Engagement book lending library

  • Safe, Equitable, Inclusive Schools Steering Committee

  • Mental Health Steering Committee

  • Mental Health Subcommittee

  • Learning Choices Committee

  • Strategic Plan Working Group

  • French as a Second Language consultation participant

  • Digital Saturday planning committee

  • Secondary VP eligibility committee

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People for Education

  • Annual conference attendee

  • Network member

  • PIC survey advisory group

Ministry of Education

  • Great to Excellent consultation participant

  • Minister’s Annual PIC symposium attendee

Victory Public School

  • School Council, Co-chair (3 years)

  • Organizer: Annual Family Skate, Hot Dog Day, Spring Fundraiser, Fall Fundraiser

  • Committees: Dessert Party, Art Crawl, Terry Fox Run

  • Enrichment Cluster leader

  • Classroom volunteer

Exhibition Park Neighbourhood Group

  • Leadership team

  • Organizer: Annual Picnic in the Park, Skate with Santa, Winterfest

  • City of Guelph Community Garden committee representative