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Colten Kelford ~ 2019-20 Student Trustee

Group photo taken at the last Senate Meeting for the 2018-2019 School Year
Senate Group Photo


Upcoming Student Senate Dates:



Student Trustee Policy & Procedure under download section
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Student Senate Mission Statement

We are the representing student voice in the Upper Canada District School Board.

Student Senate Responsibilities and By-Laws

At each Senate meeting, one voting member and one delegate member will represent each secondary school. Voting member must be on Student Government/Council. Delegate will vote in the absence of the voting member. These two (2) Senators will fulfill this role for the duration of the school year. To ensure continuity at the Senate meetings, there will be no replacements for these positions.

A Student Senate member has responsibilities to him/herself.

  • Conduct yourself in a way consistent with the Character Always! Initiative (Our Living Credo)

  • Have a positive attitude and contribute during Student Senate discussions

A Student Senate member has responsibilities to his/her peers on Student Senate.

  • Communicate student challenges and success stories to Student Trustee.

  • Liaise pertinent information between your school and senate meetings
  • Develop and promote positive connections with other high schools.
  • Provide feedback, information, advice, ideas, and successes/challenges.
  • Bring forward issues affecting students for discussion.
  • Maintain communication with Senate members beyond senate meetings.
  • Be an ambassador of the Character Always! initiative

A Student Senate member has responsibilities to our communities.

  • Promote and raise awareness of the Student Senate in the Upper Canada District School Board.

  • Represent the students in your school by sharing ideas, issues, and school actions to Student Senate.
  • Communicate any information or decisions from Student Senate with your school
  • Implement any action items from Senate in your school
  • Promote local and global citizenship
  • Be a role model in your school and community

Family of Schools Discussions - House Leader Responsibilities: One for Each Group

  • Facilitate your group's discussion

  • Present your group's report

  • Ensure all senators have time to share ideas and provide input

  • Organize and participate in Lync meetings and communication between Senate Meetings

Colten Kelford 2019-20 Student Trustee 225 Central Ave. West Brockville, ON K6V 5X1 Phone: 613-283-0288 Fax: 855-508-1590 
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