Trustee Elections 2018

On October 20, 2018 elections for local school trustees will be held in conjunction with the 2018 municipal elections. The term runs for four years from 2018 – 2022.

Preliminary Results

Official Proclamation

Votes per area:

About the Board of Education

The Board of Education is collectively responsible for making the major policy decisions governing all aspects of education within the School District as mandated in the School Act.

The Sooke Schools District Board of Education is composed of seven elected trustees from two zones:

  • Belmont Zone (Colwood, Langford, Metchosin) – 4 Trustees
  • Milne’s Landing Zone (Sooke, Port Renfrew) – 3 Trustees

Key Dates

  • Nomination Period: September 4, 2018 – September 14, 2018
  • Campaign Period: September 22, 2018 – October 20, 2018
  • General Voting Day: October 20, 2018
  • Financial Disclosure Statement Filing Deadline: January 18, 2019

List of Candidates

Declaration of Candidates

*Four candidates will be elected in the Belmont Zone and three in the Milnes Landing Zone*

Belmont Zone Milnes Landing Zone (Sooke)
Cendra Beaton Bob Phillips Incumbent
Bob Beckett Neil Poirier Incumbent
Russ Chipps Britt Santowski
Wendy Hobbs    Incumbent Margot Swinburnson Incumbent
Ravi Parmar    Incumbent Allison Watson
Dianna Seaton    Incumbent
Blair Sloane
Trudy Spiller


See candidate profiles and links on the CivicInfo BC website


Candidate Package

Here are all the forms you will need to apply to run as a school trustee:

    1. SD62 Notice of Nomination
    1. 2018 Nomination Letter to All Candidates
    1. Candidate Information Release Form
    1. Form 3-3 Candidate Nomination Package
  1. Form 3-4 Elector Organization Endorsement Package

If you don’t have a printer, candidate packages can be picked up at the SD62 School Board Office. Questions? Please email Joanne Kimm.

SD62 Resources

Helpful Links

Previous Elections

Four candidates were elected in the Belmont Zone and three were elected in the Milnes Landing Zone.

Sooke School District

3143 Jacklin Road, Victoria, BC V9B 5R1

Phone: (250) 474-9800
Email: info@sd62.bc.ca

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday