Donna Sargent has been a resident of ¿Û¿Û´«Ã½ for over 30 years and has been actively involved with the ¿Û¿Û´«Ã½ since 1991. Donna has been married for 39 years and has two children and two wonderful grandchildren. Donna and her husband, Chris, love living in a safe, fun and friendly city.
Donna ran for school trustee because she believes in public education. She believes that every child in ¿Û¿Û´«Ã½ is entitled to the best education possible. Donna believes passionately that a strong, democratic society needs a strong, vibrant, and respected public education system. She believes that investments in public education are essential to secure future economic prosperity and create our community leaders of tomorrow.
Donna has been a dedicated advocate and has worked tirelessly to ensure such a system. She believes meaningful involvement with stakeholder partners is the key to success. By bringing the community's voice to the decision-making table, she believes you will ensure the system you create is what your community wants.
Donna has completed her sixth term as a school trustee. Her extensive track record has given her a reputation for being a hard-working, principle-centred and trustworthy team player.
Donna has also been very active with the British Columbia School Trustees Association (BCSTA). She chaired the Metro Branch, worked on many committees, and served 8 years on as a Director on the BCSTA Board. She currently sits as a director on the BCPSEA (British Columbia Public School Employers Association) Board. She believes that with her knowledge and experience, she can contribute to making a difference at the provincial level.
Donna also is a member of the Yaletown Lions Club and the Maples Seniors Residence in Steveston. She believes that giving back and contributing to making communities better enriches her life.