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Newly elected Board of Education


Congratulations to our newly elected school trustees. They will be officially sworn in at the inaugural meeting of the Burnaby Board of Education on Monday, November 26.

  • Bill Brassington
  • Peter Cech
  • Christine Cunningham
  • Larry Hayes (incumbent)
  • Jen Yang Mezei
  • Ryan Stewart
  • Gary Wong (incumbent)

The Board of Education, in accordance with the School Act, is a policy-making body whose primary function is to establish procedures and guidelines for the operation of the public schools. Local boards of education are responsible for producing a budget, administering expenditures, and liaising with individual schools through the School Trustee Liaison Program. Trustees are elected for a 4 year term during civic elections.

LEARN MORE about what happens at Board Meetings.