Board of Trustees

The York Region District School Board is comprised of 13 trustees, representative of all nine of York’s municipalities and Indigenous students. Elected by English public school supporters for a four-year term, trustees are empowered under the Education Act to set policy for the operation of all public schools in York Region. The Indigenous trustee is appointed. The Board carries out its mandate to support student learning with a corporate philosophy supported by all staff and several strategies aligned with system priorities and goals. These priorities and goals are outlined in the Trustees’ Multi-Year Strategic Plan and the Director’s Action Plan. 

We also have three student trustees representing student voice at the Board table. Two student trustees are elected annually from among the members of the York Region Presidents’ Council and one Indigenous student trustee​ is elected annually from among their Indigenous peers.

Trustees have a number of important roles and responsibilities, including:

Members of the public are welcome to attend and observe any public Board, Advisory and Board Committee meetings