Don Alton

Trustee Don Alton

City of Kawartha Lakes Wards 1, 4, and 8

Contact Information

Phone: 705-438-3656
Email: don.alton@tldsb.on.ca

Schools

  • Dr. George Hall Public School
  • Lady Mackenzie Public School
  • Mariposa Elementary School
  • Woodville Elementary School
  • Fenelon Falls Secondary School
  • Fenelon Falls AETC
  • Lindsay CVI

A Message from Don

“I want to make things better for all students. Every child can learn given the right tools.”

Background

Don has been an elected school board trustee since 2000 and represents City of Kawartha Lakes wards 1, 4, and 8. Prior to becoming a trustee, Don spent three years as a municipal councillor for Bexley Township. Don worked for 35 years on the CN Railway in the the bridges and structures engineering department before retiring in 2000. He managed the Woodville youth hockey team for two years as well. Married for 43 years, Don and his wife have had 5 children go through the school system in the area. They now have 6 grandchildren who will soon be attending the same TLDSB school.

Committees, Memberships, Professional Development

  • CUPE Negotiations Committee (4 times)
  • Transportation Committee
  • Student Success Committee
  • Nutrition Committee
  • Eco Schools Committee
  • Member of the Ontario Public School Boards Association (OPSBA)
  • Attends OPSBA Public Education Symposium each year
  • Attends OPSBA Annual General Meeting each year
  • Principles and Practices of School Board Governance professional development