School Trustee Election Information
Are you interested in becoming a school trustee for The Evergreen Catholic Separate School Division in the wards of Hinton, Devon, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, or Westlock?
Election Day is Monday, October 18, 2021.
Nominations Pursuant to Section 25 of the Local Authorities Election Act, a person may file a nomination to become a candidate for a general election, within the period beginning on January 1 in a year in which a general election is to be held and ending at 12 noon on nomination day. This means that for the October 18, 2021 School Board elections, nominations can be submitted starting January 1, 2021 during normal business hours up until 12 Noon on September 20, 2021.
Eligibility (click to expand)
The Local Authorities Election Act, s21(1) states that a person is eligible to be nominated as a candidate in any election under this Act if on nomination day the person
(a) is eligible to vote*
(b) has been a resident of the local jurisdiction for 6 consecutive months immediately preceding nomination day, and
(c) is not otherwise ineligible or disqualified (Section 22)
- Note: individual can run for Council and Trustee
School Board Election Form 4, Form 5, and Form 26 (click to expand)
Candidates will be required to complete the following forms:
- Nomination Paper and Candidate's Acceptance - Form 4
- Candidate Information - Form 5
- Campaign Disclosure Statement and Financial Statement - Form 26
Forms 4 and 5 submitted together and must be accompanied by $100 – must be cash, certified cheque or money order. The deadline is 12 Noon on September 20, 2021.
Form 26 must be submitted by March 1, 2022 even if expenses are $zero ($0). Failure to submit this form will result in the candidate having to pay a late filing fee of $500, as per the Local Authorities Election Act S147.7 (2).
Forms can be submitted at the following locations during normal business hours (as posted):
Evergreen Catholic Separate School Division Office
Suite 110 - 381 Grove Drive, Spruce Grove, AB T7X 2Y9
Ph: 780-962-5627 Hours: Weekdays 8:00am - 4:00 pm (Closed Fridays between July 2 - Aug 13)
Evergreen Catholic Schools accepting nomination forms:
School office hours are weekdays 8:30am - 3:30 pm
(refer to the appropriate school calendar for a list of non-operational days)
St. John Paul II Catholic School
5801 - 48 Street, Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1R7
Ph: 780-963-2526 Attention: Kim Wild
Holy Spirit Catholic School
100 Michigan Street, Devon, AB T9G 2H6
Ph: 780-987-5730 Attention: Toneille McEvoy
Saint Mary Catholic School
9916 - 97 Street, Westlock, AB T7P 2G2
Ph: 780-349-3644 Attention: Angela Patrick/Linda Boutin
St. Gregory Catholic School
190 Rispler Way, Hinton, AB T7V 2G1
Ph: 780-865-4555 Attention: Colleen Ludwig
Fr. Gerard Redmond Community Catholic School
174 Maligne Drive, Hinton, AB T7V 1J4
Ph: 780-865-2820 Attention: Tanya Tymchyshyn
1) picked up at any of the locations listed above
2) accessed online https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx#toc-1