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Greater Essex County District School Board
Building Tomorrow Together Every Learner, Every Day
Student Trustee Applications

​​​​Applications are now being accepted for Student Trustee positions for the 2019-20 school year.


(2 Positions available:  1 representative from an Essex County secondary school and
1 representative from a City of Windsor secondary school)

                The Greater Essex County District School Board invites applications from eligible, qualified students for the position of STUDENT TRUSTEE to serve for the term - August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020. 

                Student Trustees are eligible to receive an honorarium and reimbursement for pre-approved expenses incurred
                in the performance of their duties.

                To be eligible for the position of Student Trustee, candidates must:

·         be in Grade 11 or Grade 12 in the year in which they intend to serve as Student Trustee;
·         be in full-time attendance at a secondary school under the jurisdiction of the GECDSB; and
·         have access to reliable transportation for meetings, which are normally held at 451 Park Street West in Windsor.  (A pre-approved travel allowance is available to successful candidates).


·         attend on the 1st Tuesday of each month Standing Committee Meetings (Education and Operations and Finance) which commence at 7:00 p.m.;
·         attend and co-chair on the 2nd Tuesday of each month the Student Senate Meeting which commences at 4:30 p.m.;
·         attend on the 3rd Tuesday of each month a Public Board Meeting which commences at 7:00 p.m.;
·         serve on Ad Hoc Board Committees, as required;
·         demonstrate confidentiality and discretion at all times;
·         maintain excellent attendance and conduct in accordance with Board Governance By-Laws and the GECDSB's Code of Conduct policy and regulation AD-28; and,
·         other duties as required.

               Skills and Qualifications
                Candidates must demonstrate the following: leadership, initiative, excellent communication skills, reliability and punctuality, ability to work independently without supervision, public speaking skills and excellent interpersonal skills.

Applications must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019 by:
Erin Kelly, Director of Education
Greater Essex County District School Board
451 Park Street West, P.O. Box 210
Windsor, ON  N9A 6K1

                Applications must include:
·         a detailed resume indicating your age, grade level, academic average, extra-curricular activities, employment and/or community service;
·         a 500 word essay on "How I See the Role of Student Trustee"; and
·         A confidential recommendation from the Principal.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you would like more information on the position of Student Trustee, contact:  
Student Trustee Liaison Michelle Marcuz: 519-255-3200 ext. 10371 or
Student Trustee Iman Berry: 226-246-6647 or
Student Trustee Layla Bakaa: 226-348-5665 or  ​