VSB Official Trustee congratulates newly elected school board trustees

Media Release

Dianne Turner, VSB's official trustee, congratulates all the newly elected trustees of the Vancouver Board of Education.

“I commend all the candidates who stood for election to the school board, and offer my congratulations to the nine who have been elected as trustees,” says Turner. “I look forward to working with them to ensure that we maintain our focus on student excellence, safe schools and a respectful environment for everyone at the Vancouver School Board.”

The inaugural meeting for this board of trustees will be held on Monday, October 30. At that meeting, the elected trustees will be sworn in, and Turner will step down as official trustee to begin her role as special advisor to the board. At that meeting, trustees will also elect a chairperson for the board. 

While results remain to be certified by the City of Vancouver’s chief election officer next week, preliminary results show the following nine people elected to the Vancouver Board of Education: 


  • Janet Fraser
  • Judy Zaichkowsky
  • Estrellita Gonzalez
  • Joy Alexander
  • Allan Wong
  • Lisa Dominato
  • Fraser Ballantyne
  • Carrie Bercic
  • Ken Clement