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 two terms, Carol served as Vice-Chair (2016-2017 and 2021 to present) and provided effective district governance by engaging with the Board of Education. Together they maintained financial stability of School District #43 while navigating a global pandemic with a continued focus on the best interest of students, families and staff. 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, PLEA/Children of the Street Canvas of Change, Coquitlam Foundation's Kickin It Country, Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards, SHARE's Imagine Gala and many more. Her volunteer and community involvement includes Executive Director of the Coquitlam Foundation, Director on the Board of PLEA Community Services and Member of Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers