CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Sebastian Dal Bo for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee

“As a former teacher and principal I feel strongly about giving back to the system from which I have benefited so much from. Being retired, I know that I have the background, time and energy to do this. I am asking your support to continue to promote student achievement, engagement and well-being and to ensure effective stewardship our Board’s resources.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Sebastian Dal Bo for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Steve Petric for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee

“We need local leaders who advocate for reducing systemic barriers and inequity with policy, programming, and process changes. Leaders who will work to increase opportunities for student success and well-being, connect with and amplify student and community voices, and bring further transparency, accountability, and environmental sustainability to our school board.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Steve Petric for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – James Gollinger for Ward 2/3/4 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee

“In the last few years, our schools have gone through a lot of extreme changes, some of which have threatened the standard of education we are providing to our students. As a long time school volunteer, and a current home school Dad to two kids, I want to bring my experience to the board to assist in the work that needs to be done in restoring our education system in Guelph.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – James Gollinger for Ward 2/3/4 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Ralf Mesenbrink for Ward 2/3/4 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee

“I have witnessed my daughter and her friends struggle with on-line learning and the effect of greatly reduced opportunities for our youth to engage in social interaction during COVID. This highlighted the value of in-person learning and the role caring adults in the school that supports the learning, well-being and mental health of our youth.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Ralf Mesenbrink for Ward 2/3/4 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Laurie Whyte for Ward 2/3/4 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee

“I have developed strong, respectful working relationships with senior administrators, present trustees, school administrators, teachers and other education workers. I have proven my willingness and ability to collaborate with others to jointly identify programs to help all students and have an understanding of the structure through which the Board of Trustees’ must operate.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Laurie Whyte for Ward 2/3/4 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Katherine Hauser for Ward 6 and Puslinch Upper Grand District School Board Trustee

“After the uncertainty and stress of Covid, I want to be front and centre for the schools, education workers and our kids, helping to get the ship back upright so that every single student is supported and heard. I want all of our kids to feel included, represented and prepared for their brilliant futures.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Katherine Hauser for Ward 6 and Puslinch Upper Grand District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Joe Tersigni for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee

“I am running for Trustee to promote and protect Catholic Education and to continue working towards maintaining excellence in student achievement. Our Catholic school system is an enduring gift that has been handed down to us since 1841. I am fully committed to maintaining this excellent Catholic Education System in Ontario.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Joe Tersigni for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Martha MacNeil for Ward 1/5 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee

“Whether it is assisting families, learning from staff, enjoying performances at schools, making decisions with my colleagues, or any other of the varied aspects of our role, I relish them all and am grateful for the chance to help make a difference in the world.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Martha MacNeil for Ward 1/5 Upper Grand District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Vikki Dupuis for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee

“I have said many times that education can ‘level the playing field’ for kids, and not just in terms of learning. Education can offer experiences, opportunities and educators who can change the course of a child’s life. The impact of an education ripples throughout a person’s entire life. As a trustee I have had a voice in the governance of those opportunities and experiences, and I foster my calling to serve and support children.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Vikki Dupuis for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee”

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Marino Gazzola for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee

“I have always had a passion for education and an even stronger passion for Catholic education, and I want to continue to ensure the viability and strength of Catholic education.” Continue reading “CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE – Marino Gazzola for Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee”