Stacy Wight

Born and raised in Kirkland Lake, Stacy Wight has been involved in her community since high school, currently sitting on the Museum of Northern History Advisory Committee, Teck Centennial Library Board, Ducks Unlimited Planning Committee and volunteer for Tim Horton's Camp Day and Kabaret Charitable Foundation. Stacy's been involved in local politics since the 2014 election and has spent the last 4 years educating herself in all facets municipal governance. Stacy is running for municipal council for Kirkland Lake, ON.

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April Leblanc

April Leblanc is a North Bay native who loves her community and cares deeply about public education. With over 20 years of finance experience, she brings the necessary business acumen to compliment the board of trustees. A group of trustees should bring a balance of expertise, experiences new and old, and the ability to listen and respect the voice of others. She is a mother and grandmother; through the years she has spent many hours at the kitchen table helping with homework and projects. She has been frustrated with Math curriculum, standardized testing, and costs of school activities. She recognizes that it is extremely difficult to balance work, family life, kid’s sports, and school work. April is running for Trustee of the Near North District School Board.

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Deb McIntosh

As the current Greater Sudbury Ward 9 councillor, Deb McIntosh has demonstrated over the past four years that she works effectively with residents, business and community groups, and all levels of government to get things done. Deb extended the fiscal responsibility and high achievement level she demonstrated during her career in Sudbury as an accountant, community volunteer and Executive Director of Rainbow Routes Association into her work as a councillor. Deb capably demonstrated her ability to identify and troubleshoot critical issues as chair of the Planning and Audit Committees and vice chair of the Finance Committee. A resident of Ward 9 for 25 years, Deb is married to retired music educator Ralph McIntosh. Deb trained to become an accountant but more importantly Deb is by nature a caring mom, grandmother, daughter and friend to many. She also hopes to include a Labrador retriever in her family circle at some point in her future.

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Sue Doughty-Smith

Sue Doughty-Smith was born in Southern Ontario and moved to Thunder Bay just before her secondary school years began. After completing high school, she worked as a flight attendant for a small airline in northern Manitoba on scheduled and charter flights to remote communities in Manitoba and the Northwest Territories. This was her first experience in understanding what remote and isolated communities went through in their daily lives. She returned to Thunder Bay to attend Confederation College to enter the Developmental Service Worker program where, after graduation, she began a career working at a community agency supporting adults with developmental disabilities in both their homes and work settings. She entered the education field as a Student Support Professional with Lakehead Public Schools where she continued to work for almost forty years supporting students with different exceptionalities at both the elementary and secondary school levels. She was also involved with community partners and other related agencies while supporting students during co op and vocational placements. She was involved for 27 years as a union executive at both the local and provincial levels for the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation, that services members who work in educational settings from JK to post-secondary. Through working with members across Ontario, she has had the opportunity to be part of a team who developed, coordinated and presented professional development opportunities with workshops that included crisis awareness, homophobia, bullying and cyber bullying. Sue is running for School Board Trustee for the Lakehead District School Board.

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