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.
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.
Visit the Foothills School Division Ward Boundary Map.
Filing a Nomination Form
*Please note that these are protected forms that cannot be opened in an internet browser. To view the forms right click, select "save link as", download to your personal computer, and open with Adobe Reader.
Foothills School Division Candidate Handbook
ASBA Becoming a Trustee Booklet
Alberta School Board Association
Local Authorities Election Act
Alberta Education Board Elections General Information