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Patrice Barnes

Trustee, North Ajax
Patrice.Ba​rnes@ddsb.ca
289-892-6685


Patrice Barnes was elected to Durham District School Board to represent Ajax, in 2014. In this role, Patrice serves as the Co-Chair of the Diversity Steering Committee, Special Education Committee and Chair of Education Finance Committee. She also serves as a Director with the Ontario Public School Board Association.

Patrice is passionate about inclusive education, success for all kids, and improving learning outcomes for those who are marginalized. She values the opinions of others and ensures all voices are heard, including students, parents, teachers and staff. She is actively involved in her community and is part of the group that organized the Durham Caribbean Festival.

Patrice was born and raised in Jamaica and immigrated to Canada when she was 18. As an advocate for diversity, she is often called upon to share her experiences at special events and conferences. 

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