Are you considering running for trustee for the School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Board of Education? The next general local election will be Saturday, October 15, 2022.
A session for prospective trustees interested in running in the upcoming election was held at the District Education Support Centre (DESC) on June 28 and was recorded for anyone who might be interested. The session looked at the roles, responsibilities, and commitment of being a school board trustee. It was led by SD83 Superintendent of Schools Donna Kriger and Secretary Treasurer Dale Culler.TRUSTEE-CANDIDATE-INFORMATION-SESSION-June-28-2022
The school district has also put together an election information page, including electoral areas, for those who may be interested, which can be viewed here.
Culler encouraged anyone with questions about running in an election to get in touch with Elections BC.
The B.C. School Trustees’ Association website also is a good source of information. It has a guide for school trustee candidates available.
Nominations open (those interested in running for trustee can pick up their nomination packages) on August 30th and must be submitted by September 9th. Campaigning can begin on September 17th until election day on October 15th. Advance polls will be on October 5th.