Cliff Boldt is running for Courtenay school trustee. Cliff has lived in the Comox Valley for 21 years and has been involved in many volunteer activities at the community and provincial levels. Most recently, he completed two terms as president of the BC Retired Teachers’ Association. Cliff was a classroom teacher in Saskatchewan and B.C. public schools for 33 years. He earned a bachelor of education from the University of Saskatchewan and a masters of education from the University of Oregon.
Cliff has a history of involvement with local government and community groups in the Comox Valley and BC including the following:
• Eight years on the executive of Comox Valley Support our Seniors (SOS)
• Active with the BC Council of Senior Citizens Organizations, working on saving Medicare.
• Served 10 years as alternate director to two Area A directors on the Comox Valley Regional District board
• Served on the Union Bay Improvement District
• Served as a member of the Coastal Community Credit Union Community outreach committee.
Some of the issues Cliff sees for this election include:
• Strengthening the partnership between the board and Parent Advisory Councils;
• Supporting the principle of inclusion of special needs students in our classrooms and advocating for improved resources so that all students get their needs met;
• Creating a student trustee program similar to School District #39, Vancouver.
Cliff wants to hear from citizens about their concerns for public education in the Comox Valley. You are invited to learn more about Cliff and his campaign by contacting him at 250-334-1580, cell 250-218-6597 or his website, http://electboldt.wordpress.com/