School Trustee Elections 2018
The next BC General Election will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The elections for school trustees will be held in conjunction with the District of Mission and Fraser Valley Regional District. The Board of Education for School District #75 (Mission) is comprised of five trustees. The electors of the District of Mission elect four trustees and the electors of the Fraser Valley District elect one trustee.
Candidates for the office of School Trustee
Area 1 (Mission)
Area 2 (Rural Area)
|Randy Cairns||Earl Babich|
|Tracy Loffler||Shelley Carter|
For more information about running for a local school trustee, please visit the
Mission website or the Fraser Valley
Regional District website. You may also visit CivicInfo BC
Helpful Election Resources
- Nomination Period: September 4, 2018 – September 14, 2018
- Campaign Period: September 22, 2018 – October 20, 2018
- General Voting Day: October 20, 2018
- Financial Disclosure Statement Filling Deadline: January 18, 2019
Board of Education
Back Row (L-R): Trustee Jim Taylor, Trustee Rick McKamey, Trustee Randy Cairns
Front Row (L-R): Trustee Tracy Loffler, Trustee Shelley Carter
In the fall of 2015, the Board of Education initiated the process of creating a strategic plan to set direction for the School District and guide decisions for the years to come. Through the process, the Board committed to focus on student learning, and to keep student learning at the forefront of Board decision-making. The Board identified six strategic priorities for 2016-2018 and prepared a list of goals and actions which are detailed in the strategic plan:
|1. Framework for Learning|
To provide our students with an educational environment that nurtures the development of an Educated Citizen.
|2. Human Resources to Support Student Learning|
Students to benefit from working with well-trained educators, support staff, and leaders.
|3. Plan for Technology|
The need for a plan to address the acquisition and use of technology to support the school district.
|4. Communication and Engagement|
Effective communication, both internal and external to the School District, and effective public engagement.
|5. Economic Sustainability |
Ensure fiscal responsibility attaining a balanced budget.
Provide effective governance of the Mission Public School District recognizing the responsibility to the public and education partners.