Serving his first term as a trustee, Dave Colburn is actively involved in education through school councils and several parent advocacy groups. He is a member of Albertans Promoting Public Education and Learning (APPEAL) and was recognized for outstanding parent achievement for his role as founder and co-chair of "Literacy and Learning Day" (2003). Dave is a strong supporter of physical fitness for children. He has a bachelor of arts degree and has worked as a conductor and locomotive engineer with C.N. and VIA Rail for 33 years. His daughter attends junior high school in the district. He wants to see parents play a greater role in education.
"Parents are natural advocates for their children. They talk to their children on a daily basis about what's going on in school. I want to stimulate the parent voice."
Schools in Ward D
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