Trustee Don Alton

/Trustee Don Alton
Trustee Don Alton2019-07-15T15:52:40-04:00

Trustee Don Alton

City of Kawartha Lakes Wards 1, 4

Contact Information

Phone: 705-438-3656


  • Dr. George Hall Public School
  • Lady Mackenzie Public School
  • Mariposa Elementary School
  • Ridgewood Public School
  • Woodville Elementary School
  • Fenelon Falls Secondary School
  • Fenelon Falls AAEC
  • Lindsay Collegiate and Vocational Institute

A Message from Don

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


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 47 years, Don and his wife have had five children go through the school system in the area. They now have seven grandchildren, five of whom attend the same TLDSB school, while the other two attend our high schools.

Committees, Memberships, Professional Development

  • CUPE Negotiations Committee (4 times)
  • 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
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