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Board Information

The Board consists of seven trustees who are elected during the Municipal Elections, which are held every three years on the third Monday of October. The current term for the trustees is 2010 - 2013.

The Board of Trustees is committed to serving our community and to working to preserve our Catholic identity. In accordance with its governance model the Board defines values​ and vision​ for the District and assures that its mission​​ to provide a Catholic education which inspires and prepares students to learn, to work, to live fully, and to serve God in one another is affirmed. The Board hires the Superintendent who is the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Education Officer of the Board.

The Board holds its Regular Board Meetings at Catholic Education Services, 9807 - 106 Street once a month from September to June. To access dates click on Meeting Dates or call 780-441-6002. 


Seven trustees are elected for Edmonton Catholic Schools out of seven wards (Wards 71 to 77 inclusive) in accordance with s. 26 of the School Act (District Bylaw 2010–04).  The candidate receiving the greatest number of votes in each ward shall be elected as trustee for that ward.  While trustees are elected from wards, they represent all members of the Edmonton Catholic Schools electorate. 

7 Ward Boundaries - Click here for more information 
Parish Boundaries with Schools - Click here for more information

WARD 71​
Patricia Grell

Patricia Grell

Telephone Number 587 879-5612
Fax Number 780 423-6739
Email Address
  Ward 71 Map and Schools


WARD 72​

Larry Kowalczyk

Telephone Number 780-919-0111
Fax Number  
Email Address
  Ward 72 ​Map and Schools


WARD 73​​
Trustee Cindy Olsen

Cindy Olsen

Telephone Number 780-477-2369
Fax Number 780-477-0974
Email Address
  Ward 73 Map and Schools


Trustee Debbie Engel

Debbie Engel

Telephone Number 780-481-8457
Fax Number 780-486-7200
Email Address
  Ward 74 Map and Schools


Trustee John Acheson

John Acheson

Telephone Number 780-434-5754
Fax Number 780-691-4814
Email Address
  Ward 75 Map and Schools


WARD 76​

Marilyn Bergstra

Telephone Number 780-964-9798
Fax Number 780-436-3343
Email Address
 Ward 76 Map and Schools


Trustee Laura Thibert

Laura Thibert

Telephone Number 780-231-6312
Email Address
  Ward 77 Map and Schools