Area C school trustee candidate: Paula Selby

Comox Valley Regional District: Selby, Paula - Trustee candidate

  • Oct. 22, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Paula has been an Area B resident for 36 years and has served one term as school trustee. She has a son Jace who attends Huband Elementary and she is an involved parent at his school.

Paula has been representing the Board of Education at the table of the SD71 Aboriginal Education Council.

“I have been privileged to be the Board Representative on the AEC for the past three years…I admire the work of the AEC.”

Paula has been a parent rep at Huband Park Elementary PAC, as well as served at the District Parent Advisory in the role of secretary. In her role as trustee for Area C Paula, has appreciated attending PAC meetings at Miracle Beach, Arden and NIDES and brought concerns from those school communities to the board table.

Paula became interested in the role of trustee because she thought being an involved parent would make things work for Jace. She feels that she has the time to commit to being an involved trustee and she would like to work on behalf of all students in the Comox Valley.

Paula has been involved with the FORCE, and has attended the Summer Institute on Child and Youth Mental Health. Her training in horticultural therapy sees gardens at schools being a very positive trend. She works with the LUSH Valley Food round table.

In her term as trustee Paula has seen the benefit of caring parents and teachers working together to create positive learning opportunities for students.

“Yes, I am quiet,because I listen.”

Paula can be reached via email at parentsoutsidethebox@gmail.com throughout the campaign.

 

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