Bev Horsman is a long-time activist in the public education system. She was first elected to the SD 61 board in 1986 and has served on the Education Policy Development committee for 27 years, helping to set up many of the excellent programs we have available in SD61 today. She is a past president of the district parents group (VCCPAC/CPAV), Vancouver Island School Trustees Association (VISTA), and past director and Provincial Councillor of BCSTA. She served as the education representative on TNAC (Treaty Negotiations Advisory Committee). Bev has served on a wide variety of local community committees over her years of public service. Bev Horsman, 67, is the mother of 2 and active grandmother of 4. She works in the post-secondary system at Camosun College as an ESL instructor.
Why should I vote for you?
I’m here for the kids and their right to have a range of choices and services within a quality public education system. I’ve been an education activist for 32 years (27 as a Trustee). I work hard to ensure all voices are fairly heard and considered in decisions.
Your main goal if elected?
I will support academic excellence through well-resourced regular classrooms, music, the Arts, sport academies and other programs. I will advocate relentlessly for better funding of the true cost of educating children. I will work with all partner groups to restore peace and balance in our school district.