Svend Hansen is serving his third consecutive term as trustee, including two years as board chairman. His extensive educational background, combined with his active involvement in the community, has been invaluable in helping to shape the board's goals and priorities. A teacher and administrator with Edmonton Public Schools for 33 years, Svend has a master's degree in education, and has served on the board of the Friends of the University Hospitals, including three years as chairperson. He and his wife have been married 50 years. They have four children, 11 grandchildren (eight attending Edmonton Public Schools) and four great-grandchildren. Svend is committed to providing students with a well-rounded education so that every child has the opportunity to succeed.
"As an advocate for children and public education, I feel strongly that local school districts need adequate, sustainable, non-targeted funding to ensure student success."
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