Ruth MacIntosh - school board candidate

Election 2014: School board candidate Ruth MacIntosh

Greater Victoria School District 61: MacIntosh, Ruth - school board trustee candidate

  • Nov. 11, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Bio:

Ruth MacIntosh is a parent leader who has been a strong voice for children, youth and families in the community and in School District 61. Ruth has provided community leadership through housing co-operatives, the James Bay Community Project, the Epilepsy Advisory Committee and the Casa Maria Emergency Housing Society. She has been involved in the Victoria Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (VCPAC), various school PACS, the district French Advisory Committee and the district Gay Straight Alliance Advisory Committee. Ruth is a student in the Community Support and Education Assistant Program at Camosun College. She chose that program because she firmly believes that diversity and inclusion create vibrant learning environments. Ruth is 47 years old and is the parent of 4 daughters. Ruth has 30 years of experience developing programs for children and youth, and advocating for families. Ruth MacIntosh has a passionate commitment to community development and public education.

 

Why should I vote for you?

I bring the experience and skills necessary for successful stakeholder collaboration.

I bring the critical thinking skills necessary to make decisions that will have a positive impact on students for years to come.

I bring the fierce commitment to public education necessary to advocate on behalf of all students.

 

Your main goal if elected?

My goal is to balance two priorities. I will advocate to have the true cost of education recognized and restored and I will work collaboratively with parents, employee groups, students and community members to offer vibrant learning environments and exceptional and unique learning opportunities for all students in SD61.

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