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2021 Rocky View School Division Election Coverage

Trustee candidate Peter Fortna says lobbying and stronger action needed from school board

Trustee candidate Peter Fortna says lobbying and stronger action needed from school board

A Cochrane father of two said he is running for school trustee representing Ward 6 because he would like to see an improved COVID1- response and more collaboration with teachers, particularly over the proposed K-6 curriculum.
Ward 6 trustee candidate Simon Ongom says local initiative the key to education

Ward 6 trustee candidate Simon Ongom says local initiative the key to education

“As a parent I have seen the failures of decisions that have been made firsthand on me,” he said. “I don’t wish to see another parent go through some of these effects. I can’t sit on the sidelines and think someone else is going to do it. I feel strongly I am the one to do it.”
Pam Thursfield returns for second shot at Airdrie trustee position

Pam Thursfield returns for second shot at Airdrie trustee position

After falling less than 500 votes short in 2017, Airdrie resident Pam Thursfield is once again putting her name in contention for the Rocky View Schools (RVS) Board of Trustees.
Gerry Neustaedter hopes not to be elected for RVS Ward 5 seat

Gerry Neustaedter hopes not to be elected for RVS Ward 5 seat

His name may appear on the ballot, but Gerry Neustaedter does not care if voters put a checkmark next to his name or not on Oct. 18.
Judi Hunter running for second term in RVS Ward 5

Judi Hunter running for second term in RVS Ward 5

First-term trustee Judi Hunter is hoping for a second term to represent Rocky View Schools (RVS) Ward 5, which includes schools in Springbank, Bearspaw, Bragg Creek, Westbrook, and rural Cochrane.
Shali Baziuk, Norma Lang acclaimed as RVS trustees

Shali Baziuk, Norma Lang acclaimed as RVS trustees

No matter how the vote shakes up on Oct. 18, at least two faces will be familiar on the Rocky View Schools Board of Trustees in the upcoming term.
Newcomers vie for southeast RVS trustee position

Newcomers vie for southeast RVS trustee position

Two candidates are vying to replace incumbent trustee Patty Sproule as representative for schools in Langdon, Indus, and southeast Rocky View County on the Rocky View Schools (RVS) Board of Trustees.
RVS parent Jason Spratt running for Airdrie trustee seat once again

RVS parent Jason Spratt running for Airdrie trustee seat once again

A local parent who hopes to hear a wider variety of voices at the Rocky View Schools (RVS) Board of Trustees table has put his bid in the running for a position to represent Airdrie as trustee in the upcoming Oct. 18 election.
RVS Board candidate Aftan Forrest boasts passion for education

RVS Board candidate Aftan Forrest boasts passion for education

Aftan Forrest is one of six candidates hoping to represent Airdrie on the Rocky View Schools (RVS) Board of Trustees in the upcoming Oct. 18 election. The candidate for Airdrie’s public school board said she comes from a long line of educators who have passed on their passion for pedagogy to her.
Former city councillor Fred Burley running for public school board

Former city councillor Fred Burley running for public school board

Former Airdrie City councillor and small business owner Fred Burley is adding his name to the race for a Rocky View Schools (RVS) trustee position in the upcoming municipal election.