Who’s running in 2017?

We will be updating this information as it becomes available, right up until election day if need be. ARTICS wishes all candidates the best of luck and encourage all voters to learn about each of the candidates and please, vote for the person who best represents your priorities. We desire good people at the trustee table to have solid vigorous debate and make good decisions. Transparently, Accountably and Responsive to the electorate. All views are welcome and encouraged in a good democracy.

Elections Calgary Candidate Profiles: http://www.calgary.ca/election/Pages/meet-the-candidates/school-trustee/default.aspx 

Wards 1 and 2

Gord Cummings

Website: https://www.gordc4trustee.ca/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gordc4trustee

Twitter: @gordwcummings

Trina Hurdman

(incumbent in Wards 6 and 7, moves to Wards 1 and 2)

Website: http://www.trinahurdman.ca/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Trina.Hurdman.Trustee/

Twitter: @trinaYYC

Wards 3 and 4

Althea Adams

Website: http://altheaadams.studentscount.ca/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AltheaAdamsTrusteeCandidate/


Kim Tyers

Website: https://www.kimtyers.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kimtyersyyc/

Laura Hack

Website: http://laurahack.ca/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/laura.hack.3720

Twitter: @LauraHack34

Nimra Amjad

Website: http://www.votenimra.ca/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NimraAmjad4CBETrustee/

Twitter: @nimraar

Wards 5 and 10

Bianca Smetacek


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BiancaSmetacekTrusteeCandidate/

Twitter: @bianca4trustee

Gurpreet Singh Grewal

Can’t find any online presence…

Jameela Ghann

Website: http://www.jameelaghann.com/

Jasbir Chahal

Can’t find any online presence…

Marilyn Dennis

Website:  marilyndennis.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Marilyn-Dennis-Trustee-Candidate-Wards-5-10-314351209006001/

Twitter: @marilyndyyc

Pamela King


Website: www.pamela-king.com (web address from 2013, not live)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Trustee.Pamela.King/

Twitter: @PamelaKing510

Raman Gill

Can’t find any online presence…

Rekha Dhawan (Elections Calgary has left off their profiles)

Website: http://www.teacherfortrustee.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeacherforTrustee

Twitter: https://twitter.com/teacher4trustee

Sohail Sherwani

Can’t find any online presence…

Syed Hasnain

Can’t find any online presence…

Veerpal Rai

Can’t find any online presence…

Wasima Sultan

Website: http://www.wasimasultan.com/

Wards 6 and 7

Lisa Davis

Website: http://lisadavis.studentscount.ca/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LisaDavisTrustee

Twitter: @Lisadavisyyc

Patricia Bolger

Website: http://www.patriciabolger.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PatriciaBolgerforTrustee/

Twitter: @patriciajbolger

Wards 8 and 9

Merle Terlesky

Website: http://www.voteterlesky.ca/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TerleskyYYC/

Twitter: @MerleTerlesky

Richard Hehr

Website: http://www.richardhehr.ca/

Twitter: @richardhehr

Sabrina Bartlett

Website: http://sabrinabartlett.studentscount.ca/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SabrinaBartlettTrusteeCandidate/

Twitter: @Trusteesabrina

Wards 11 and 13

Julie Hrdlicka


Website: http://www.juliehrdlicka.ca/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/electJulieHrdlicka/

Twitter: @julie_hrdlicka

Sadiq Valliani

Website: http://sadiqvalliani.studentscount.ca/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TrusteeSadiq/

Twitter: @SadiqValliani 

Wards 12 and 14 

Carla Obuck

Can’t find any online presence…

Jennifer Seamone

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JenniferSeamone4trustee/

Twitter: @JSeamone

Karen Lynn Draper

Can’t find any online presence…

Mike Bradshaw

Website: http://mikebradshaw.studentscount.ca/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Mike-Bradshaw-Trustee-Candidate-1704889793148124

Twitter: @mikebyyc

Muzaffar Ahmad

Can’t find any online presence…

Samantha MacLeod

Website:  samanthafortrustee.ca

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/samanthafortrustee/?hc_location=ufi

Sara Peden

Website: http://sarapeden.com

Facebook: http://facebook.com/SaraJPeden/

Twitter: @SaraJPeden

Shauna Eldan

Website: (e mail) Seldan4trustee@shaw.ca

Twitter: @cbeeldan

Tory Tomblin

Website: http://www.torytomblin.ca/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yyctory/

Twitter: @yycTory

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