Jack Playford

I was first elected as a trustee for Lakehead District School Board in 2013 , and reelected in 2010 , serving as chair of the board in2015. In addition to mandated duties , I have been an active member of The Supervised Alternative Learning Committee { SAL { , The Suspension Appeals / Expulsion Hearing Committee , The School Naming Committee , and The Audit Committee .

As a retired teacher , coach , and principal , I have a life long commitment to public education and the future of our community's students , especially with regards to equity and inclusion , and the value of trades education and the arts . I believe quite passionately that public education is still the best bang for the taxpayer's buck, and the greatest social and economic leveler in our society .I have been and still am a committed community volunteer and have served on a number of community boards , including the Thunder Bay Literacy Group , Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Board , , and Northern Hearts.

Outside interests include reading , golfing , gardening , live theatre , Lakehead University athletics , agonizing with the Blue Jays , and watching any activity my grandchildren are involved in

I am married to my wife Diane and we have two children and two grandchildren all of whom are graduates of Lakehead Public Schools

PHONE NUMBER :807 475 7809


2018 City of Thunder Bay Elections