|Public school trustees are the critical link between communities and school boards. They are elected by taxpayers during municipal elections every four years and are directly accountable to the community. The DDSB is currently governed by 11 trustees and have been elected to serve from December 1, 2014, to November 30, 2018.
2015-2016 Board of Trustees
Each December, the Board holds its annual internal elections to establish the Board Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Vice Chairperson of the Standing Committee and
Chair of the Education Finance Committee.
Working together, a school trustee is responsible, as a member of the Board:
- to govern for the provision of curriculum, facilities, human and financial resources
- to advocate for the needs of their communities
- as a constituency representative, to explain the policies and decisions of the
Durham District School Board to residents
are available to help taxpayers, parents and others address any issues they may have about the public school system. Trustees meet as a Board on a regular basis and also participate on organized Standing Committees.