Board of Trustees
Running for Office
Foothills School Division promotes and encourages its interested citizens to run for the office of elected school board trustee. The Division is committed to providing an environment that will give all candidates fair access to the electorate. Learn more in our Candidate Handbook.
Notice of Nomination Day
Local Authorities Election Act (Section 26)
Local Jurisdiction: FOOTHILLS SCHOOL DIVISION, Province of Alberta
Notice is hereby given that Nomination Day is 24 SEPTEMBER 2018 and that nominations for the election of candidates for the following offices will be received at the location of the jurisdiction office set out below between the hours of 10:00am and 12:00 Noon on Nomination Day.
Office(s) Number of Vacancies Ward or Electoral Division Number
School Board Trustee 1 Ward 1
Location (Address) of Local Jurisdiction Office:
Foothills School Division
129 4th Avenue SW, Suite 300
High River, Alberta, T1V 1R3
Dated at the Town of High River in the Province of Alberta, this 5th day of September, 2018.
Andrew F. Chipman
Become a Trustee
The Local Authorities Election Act, 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
DISCLAIMER: It is the candidate’s responsibility to read and understand the legislation, or to seek appropriate legal or accounting advice from professionals as required. The candidate is responsible for ensuring that his or her campaign complies with all provincial laws.
Foothills School Division is currently holding a By-Election to fill one position as School Board Trustee of Ward 1. Visit the Foothills School Division Ward Boundary Map.
Filing a Nomination Form
Candidates seeking election for School Trustee must file a Nomination Form, in person, with the Returning Officer. The Returning Officer will accept Nomination Forms during the nomination period. The nomination period is Monday, September 24, 2018 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Foothills School Division Office, 129 4th Avenue SW, High River, Alberta.
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When at the close of nominations the number of persons nominated for any office is the same as the number required to be elected, the returning officer shall declare the persons nominated to be elected to the offices for which they were nominated.
Election Day & Voting Stations
Election day is Monday, October 22, 2018. Voting Station information will be made available shortly.
Foothills School Division Candidate Handbook
ASBA Becoming a Trustee Booklet
Alberta School Board Association
Local Authorities Election Act
Alberta Education Board Elections General Information
Returning Officer for Foothills School Division 38
129 4th Avenue SW, Suite 300
High River, AB, T1V 1M7