Elaine Leonard

Candidate's name

Elaine Leonard

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Running for which council or school district?

Greater Victoria

If running for municipal seat, indicate position.

(No response)

Occupation

Administrator- Non Profit Society

Community where you live

Saanich

Community where you work

Saanich

Political experience

15 years as a Trustee in the Greater Victoria School District

Community involvement

Girl Guides, Little League, School Pac,

Director Silver Threads and

Director Rock Solid

What are the top three issues?

Equal access and opportunity for every student

Fiscal management and responsibility of public dollars

Advocating for adequate funding for public education

Why should people vote for you?

Our Board has been very successful in advocating for more resources for public education. Our work is not finished as we continue the dialogue with government to create a new and improved funding model that addresses the real needs in the classroom and our declining enrollment.

What are the best things about your community?

Our schools are vibrant and alive with learning. Our Board is completely accessible and look forward to the continued dialogue with our stakeholder partners.

What are the most vexing things about your community?

I would enjoy seeing more parents and members of the community attend our committee and Board meetings.

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