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Elections

May 28, 2021

Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools' Board of Education consists of 10 elected trustees. Seven at-large trustees represent Saskatoon, and one trustee represents each of our three subdivisions: rural areas around Saskatoon, including Martensville and Warman (Subdivision 1); Humboldt (Subdivision 2); and Biggar (Subdivision 3).

A Chair and Vice-Chair are chosen from among the 10 trustees.


2020 Election Results

The election was held November 9, 2020 (extended to November 13 in Saskatoon by the returning officer after a snow storm made getting to polling stations difficult and unsafe).

Saskatoon: Details can viewed on the City of Saskatoon website. 

Diane Boyko

Sharon Zakreski-Werbicki

J.R. (Ron) Boechler

Tim Jelinski

Jim Carriere

Dana A. Case

Hudson Byblow

Subdivision 1 (areas around Saskatoon including Martensville and Warman)

Wayne Stus (acclaimed)

Subdivision 2 (Humboldt)

Debbie Berscheid (acclaimed)

Subdivision 3 (Biggar)

Bonita Elliott (acclaimed)


More about our Board of Education

Download Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools' Trustee Candidate Information package to learn more about the role of Catholic Board of Education trustees and becoming a candidate.

Download Saskatchewan Catholic School Boards Association's Called to Serve document.

Learn more about Board of Education elections from Saskatchewan School Boards Association.

Who is eligible to become a Catholic board trustee?

A person is eligible to be nominated as a candidate for and to hold office as a Board member if he/she:

  • is a voter of the school division on the day of the election;
  • is a Canadian citizen at the time he/she submits nomination papers;
  • has resided in the school division for at least three consecutive months immediately preceding the date on which nominations papers are submitted;
  • has resided in Saskatchewan for at least six consecutive months immediately preceding the date on which nomination papers are submitted;
  • be Catholic (any Catholic rite, such as Roman, Ukrainian, Chaldean, etc., that recognizes the pope as leader of the church);
  • have all people signing the nomination paper be Catholic.

Section 43(3) of The Local Government Election Act, 2015 acknowledges that an employee of the Board of Education may seek nomination and election to the Board if the employee has first obtained a leave of absence in accordance with s. 2-54(1)(a) of The Saskatchewan Employment Act.  if a leave of . If that employee is elected to be a Board trustee, s. 43(4) of The Local Government Elections Act deems the employee to have to have resigned from the position of employment on the day before the day on which he/she is declared elected unless for any reason the results of the election are overturned.

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