As an engaged SD43 School Board Trustee, Carol is incredibly committed and dedicated to her role. She has attended many events and meetings at the schools, collaborated with hundreds of teachers and staff and met thousands of students and parents! Also, Carol has attended open houses, Indigenous events, school assemblies, concerts, fundraisers, graduation ceremonies, the annual Employee Retirement Event, the Employee Long Service Event and many more. 


Carol has the experience and knowledge to lead. 

During her four year term, Carol served as Vice-Chair (2016-2017) and provided effective district governance by engaging with the Board of Education. Together they addressed previous budget overruns, eliminated the $13.4 Million debt ahead of schedule and created financial stability. Carol is committed to educating herself as an informed trustee and putting her time into continuing to communicate and support the community's priorities.  


 At the core of Carol's passion is her willingness to give back. She has attended many fundraisers and events such as KidSport Tri-Cities Annual SD43 Charity Golf Tournament, the Coquitlam Firefighters Charity Masquerade Ball and the Soroptimists International of the Tri-Cities Give Her Wings Awards.  Her volunteer and community involvement includes Children of the Street Society, Crime Stoppers and Canadian Cancer Society “Cops for Cancer”.   

Moving Forward

For an open and accountable School Board

  • Stable, balanced budgets
  • Multi-year financial strategy 
  • Continued fiscal accountability 

For a strong voice for everyone

  • Fair and equal representation 
  • Stakeholders valued and listened to 
  • Public education advocate 

For a continually effective education system

  • Student safety, inclusion and achievement 
  • Modernize, replace and upgrade facilities
  • Technology based teaching and learning