Trustee Election

Information for Candidates


Make a difference in your community

Become a GPCSD School Board Trustee!

Consider running as a Trustee in the 2021 Trustee Election.


Nomination Packages will be available on January 4, 2021 online or in person at

The Catholic Education Centre

9902-101 Street, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 2P4

Nomination Day:   September 20, 2021

Election Day:         October 18, 2021

Contact Information: Returning Officer

780-831-9455  |


Catholic School Board Trustee Nominations Press Release
Nominations Submitted to Date
Ward 1
  • Michelle Boisvert (Incumbent)
  • John Croken
  • Jermiah English
  • Jason H. Gunther
  • Doris Implica
  • Michael Ouellette (Incumbent)
  • Rick Sakundiak
  • Alyeska Silvester-Degen (Incumbent)
  • Russ Snoble
Ward 2
  • Michelle Gemmell (Acclaimed)
Ward 3
Ward 3 encompasses the Town of Fairview and the surrounding area and is represented on the board by one trustee. At the close of nominations on September 20, no nominations for Ward 3 were received by the Returning Officer.
Thus, nominations for Ward 3 will be extended each business day at the Catholic Education Centre from 10:00 am - 12 noon up to and including Monday, September 27, 2021 (however, the extension will be closed once a nomination is received).
GPCSD Board Information
Election Package Documents:
-Please Download and Complete
Alberta Catholic School Trustees' Association Information

Alberta School Board Association (ASBA) Information

ASBA has a variety of great resources for trustees that will assist them in the lead-up to the municipal election on October 18, 2021. Hosted on the ASBA website are helpful supports including nomination forms, relevant legislation and ASBA resources. In advance of the municipal election, please find relevant resources below, including items from ASBA’s Academy. A summary of the Academy and a list of additional supports will be made available next week. Please note, this is not an exhaustive list of resources.


Advocacy Leadership Academy items – Municipal Election Session

  • Municipal Election PowerPoint Slide Deck: Slide deck from the presentation by Crestview at ASBA’s Advocacy Leadership Academy.
  • ASBA Trustee Election Guide – A comprehensive Guide with step-by-step information, key dates, reference to legislation, and tips and tools to support your election campaign. (**French translation to be shared in coming days)
  • ASBA Trustee Campaign Checklist – A checklist to ensure success each step of the way.
Board Policies
Board News