Excellence in education through exceptional school board governance


The ASBA Board of Directors is focusing its efforts on three advocacy priorities: Predictable, sustainable funding, Infrastructure and the Value of locally elected school boards. The board has assigned teams to develop plans to advance these priorities.

These documents will guide  the advocacy teams’ work:
Advocacy Primer (PDF–340K)

Advocacy plan template (PDF–70K)

Predictable sustainable funding

Jean Boisvert, Zone 2/3 Director
Peter Grad, Zone 6 Director
Pamela King, Representative, Calgary Board of Education


Marilyn Bergstra, Representative, Edmonton Catholic Schools
Lorna Misselbrook, Zone 2/3 Director
Nathan Ip, Representative, Edmonton Public Schools

Value of locally elected school boards

Nan Bartlett, Zone 1 Director
Doug Gardner, Zone 5 Director
Peter Grad, Zone 6 Director
Mary Martin, Representative, Calgary Catholic Schools
Cathy Peacocke, Zone 4 Director