Black Gold School Division
School board trustees are local politicians elected by and accountable to the community they serve. The provincial government delegates to school boards the responsibility for conducting the affairs of the school jurisdiction. School boards have numerous responsibilities, including but not limited to:
Candidates are encouraged to refer to the Local Authorities Election Act and the Education Act for complete information.
In order to be eligible to run for a School Board Trustee, you must:
In public school jurisdictions, you must:
* Regardless of this requirement, a candidate for trustee of a board of a school district that is wholly or partly within the boundaries of a city is not required to be a resident of the ward but must be a resident of the school district.
You are not eligible to run if, on Nomination Day, you:
See sections 22, 23 and 24 of the Local Authorities Election Act for more details.