Welcome to Rainy River District

Trustee Elections

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has."  ~ Margaret Mead

2014-2018 Trustees

Area Trustee Lavallee, Alberton Ralph Hill
Emo, Chapple, Sioux Narrows, Nestor Falls Donald McBride
Dawson, Lake of the Woods, Morley, Rainy River Dianne McCormack
Fort Frances, Mine Centre David Kircher and Raymond Roy
Atikokan Michael Lewis
 

2018 School Board Trustees Election:

NOTICE TO ELECTORS

Notice is hereby given that the list of persons entitled to be electors for the school board elections in the Unorganized Areas of Atikokan, Fort Frances/Mine Centre, Lavallee/Alberton, Emo/Chapple/Sioux Narrows will be made available on September 4, 2018, for electors to ensure that their name and relevant information (i.e. qualifying address, mailing address, and school support) are correct on the Voters' List.

A person may make application in person, to the Clerk at the Rainy River District School Board requesting that the person's name be added or removed from the Voters' List or that information on the Voters' List relating to the person be amended by completing and filing the prescribed form (EL15) available from the Clerk's Office during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) from September 4, 2018 to October 12, 2018. The application shall be in writing on the appropriate form (EL15), shall be filed in person by the applicant or his/her agent.

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Ontario's Municipal and School Board Elections are on October 22! Find out what school trustees do, how to become a trustee, how and where to vote, who is running in your ward or region and everything you need to know about school boards at elections.ontarioschooltrustees.org.

Voting Method

At it's May 2, 2017 Board meeting, the following resolution was passed:
"That the Rainy River District School Board authorize the use of Vote by Mail for the 2018 School Board Elections under Bay-Law #174." 
Voter Lookup
Procedure 1.25 Use of Corporate Resources for Elections 

Nominations

Rainy River District School Board

Area Nominee # of Trustees
 Lavallee, Alberton Ralph Hill

Kathryn Pierroz

John Sawatzky
 1
Emo, Chapple, Sioux Narrows, Nestor Falls John Fuhrer

Janet Judson
1
Dawson, Lake of the Woods, Morley, Rainy River David Loewen 1
Fort Frances, Mine Centre Michael Graham

Raymond Roy

​David Kircher

Peter Howie

​Rudolf Zeitlhofer

Stephanie Julia Berger
2
 Atikokan Jeff Lehman

Darryl Gannon
1

Northwest Catholic District School Board

Area Nominee # of Trustees
Fort Frances, Alberton, Lavallee

Cathy Piotrowski

​Donald Marquis

2
Atikokan Teresa Larson 1

Emo, Chapple, Morley, Dawson, Rainy River

Lake of the Woods, Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls

David Allen Sharp 1

Ministry of Education 2018 Trustee Elections:

  • 2018 Candidate's Guide for Ontario Municipal Council and School Board Elections
  • 2018 Voters' Guide for Ontario Municipal Council and School Board Elections
  • 2018 Guide for Third Party Advertisers - Ontario Municipal Council and School Board Elections
  • School Board Association Website - Ontario Public School Boards' Association
  • Making a Difference for Kids: Running for Election as a School Board Trustee 
  • More information may be found at: Ministry of Municipal Affairs

    Guide to Hosting a School Board Trustee All Candidates Meeting

    Key Dates

    • May 2, 2018 Nomination Period Begins
    • July 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (local time) Nomination Day Closes, Final Day for Withdrawal of Candidacy
    • October 22, 2018 Voting Day
    • December 1, 2018 - School Board Term Begins
    • Campaign Period Ends
    • Financial Filing Deadline
    • November 30, 2022 - School Board Term Ends

    For further information on the municipal election process/procedures please click on the following link:http://www.fortfrances.ca/town/mayor-council/elections

     

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