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Trustees are officials, elected to serve parents, students, taxpayers and the school system. They are the link between communities and the school board, ensuring Hamilton public schools meet the diverse needs of students in their communities.

Find your ward, determined by geographic location, in the following list and view your trustee’s contact information and school cluster. Trustee Code of Conduct | Board of Trustee Policy Manual | Regulations for Delegation

Meet our current Board Chair Dawn Danko and Board Vice-Chair Maria Felix Miller.

Trustee, Ward 1

Elizabeth Wong

ewong@hwdsb.on.ca

289.775.0768

Ward 1 Map

Schools

Mandated Committees

  • Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)
  • Standing Committee
  • Suspensions Appeals and Expulsion Hearings Committee
  • Student Trustee Mentor
  • Trustee Code of Conduct – First Alternate

Trustee Special Committees

  • Finance & Facilities
  • Human Resources *Committee Chair

Community Advisory Committees

Liaison Agencies

  • Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA), Director

Trustee, Ward 2

Sabreina Dahab

sdahab@hwdsb.on.ca

365.889.2969

Ward 2 Map

Schools

Mandated Committees

  • Standing Committee
  • Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
  • Supervised Alternative Learning Committee (SAL)
  • Suspensions Appeals and Expulsion Hearings Committee
  • Trustee Code of Conduct – Second Alternate

Trustee Special Committees

  • Human Resources
  • Policy

Community Advisory Committees

  • First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNMI)
  • Human Rights & Equity

Liaison Agencies

  • City/School Board Liaison Committee

Trustee, Ward 3 (Vice Chair)

Maria Felix Miller

mfmiller@hwdsb.on.ca

289.775.0859

Ward 3 Map

Schools

Mandated Committees

  • Standing Committee
  • Supervised Alternative Learning Committee (SAL)
  • Suspensions Appeals and Expulsion Hearings Committee

Trustee Special Committees

  • Governance
  • Finance & Facilities
  • Policy *Committee Chair

Community Advisory Committees

Liaison Agencies

Trustee, Ward 4

Ray Mulholland

remulhol@hwdsb.on.ca

365.366.8377

Ward 4 Map

Schools

Mandated Committees

  • Standing Committee
  • Suspensions Appeals and Expulsion Hearings Committee

Trustee Special Committees

Community Advisory Committees

Liaison Agencies

Trustee, Wards 5 & 10

Todd White

twhite@hwdsb.on.ca

289.237.1644

Ward 5 Map

Ward 10 Map

Schools

Mandated Committees

  • Standing Committee
  • Suspensions Appeals and Expulsion Hearings Committee

Trustee Special Committees

  • Audit
  • Finance & Facilities
  • Governance *Committee Chair
  • Human Resources
  • Policy
  • Program

Community Advisory Committees

  • Faith
  • French as a Second Language

Liaison Agencies

Trustee, Wards 6 & 9

Kathy Archer

kaarcher@hwdsb.on.ca

289.339.0587

Ward 6 Map

Ward 9 Map

Schools

Mandated Committees

  • Standing Committee
  • Supervised Alternative Learning Committee (SAL)
  • Suspensions Appeals and Expulsion Hearings Committee

Trustee Special Committees

  • Policy
  • Program

Community Advisory Committees

Liaison Agencies

Trustee, Ward 7 (Chair)

Dawn Danko

ddanko@hwdsb.on.ca

289.775.0269

Ward 7 Map

Schools

Mandated Committees

  • Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
  • Standing Committee
  • Suspensions Appeals and Expulsion Hearings Committee

Trustee Special Committees

  • Audit
  • Finance & Facilities
  • Governance

Community Advisory Committees

  • First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNMI)
  • Human Rights & Equity

Liaison Agencies

  • City/School Board Liaison Committee
  • Hamilton-Wentworth Home & School Association

Trustee, Wards 8 & 14

Becky Buck

bbuck@hwdsb.on.ca

905.515.2367

Ward 8 Map

Ward 14 Map

Schools

Mandated Committees

  • Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)
  • Standing Committee
  • Suspensions Appeals and Expulsion Hearings Committee

Trustee Special Committees

  • Governance
  • Program

Community Advisory Committees

  • Faith
  • French as a Second Language

Liaison Agencies

  • Hamilton Foundation for Student Success
  • Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) – Alternate

Trustee, Wards 11 & 12

Amanda Fehrman

afehrman@hwdsb.on.ca

365.889.4415

Ward 11 Map

Ward 12 Map

Schools

Mandated Committees

  • Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)
  • Standing Committee
  • Supervised Alternative Learning Committee (SAL)
  • Suspensions Appeals and Expulsion Hearings Committee

Trustee Special Committees

  • Governance
  • Program

Community Advisory Committees

  • Rural Schools

Liaison Agencies

Trustee, Ward 13

Paul Tut

ptut@hwdsb.on.ca

905.515.2473

Ward 13 Map

Schools

Mandated Committees

  • Standing Committee
  • Suspensions Appeals and Expulsion Hearings Committee

Trustee Special Committees

  • Audit *Committee Chair
  • Finance & Facilities *Committee Chair

Community Advisory Committees

  • Human Rights & Equity
  • Rural Schools

Liaison Agencies

  • City/School Board Liaison Committee

Trustee, Ward 15

Graeme Noble

gnoble@hwdsb.on.ca

365.889.3795

Ward 15 Map

Schools

Mandated Committees

  • Standing Committee
  • Supervised Alternative Learning Committee (SAL)
  • Suspensions Appeals and Expulsion Hearings Committee

Trustee Special Committees

  • Human Resources
  • Program *Committee Chair

Community Advisory Committees

Liaison Agencies

Student Trustees

Harry Wang

hwang6822@hwdsb.on.ca
289.339.5614

Thomas Lin

mlin7397@hwdsb.on.ca
289.339.7937

 

Student Trustee Role

What does a Student Trustee Do?

  • Represents all students in Hamilton-Wentworth at every Board meeting
  • Presents a report on issues that have been raised by fellow students
  • Reports back to students

Student Senate

The Student Trustee also take part in the Student Senate. The Senate consists of the Student Council Presidents from each Secondary School in HWDSB. The meet once a month to discuss issues from the Board and concerns from the schools.

Student Trustee Elections

Please watch for updates as approach voting, on our Student Trustee Elections page.

Updated on Friday, September 15, 2023.
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