After seven years as your local TCDSB Trustee, Jo-Ann Davis is seeking your support to be your Liberal candidate for the 2018 Provincial Election for the newly created riding of University-Rosedale.
Jo-Ann is a mom, wife, elected trustee, businesswoman and long-time volunteer. As current trustee and former TCDSB school board Chair, Jo-Ann has fought for the interests and needs of our children and our neighbourhoods. Her actions include:
- establishing the Catholic Social Justice committee to close the learning opportunity gap for vulnerable students
- championing to make the TCDSB Ontario’s first net zero energy school board
- fighting against budget cuts to support vulnerable students and save critical classroom jobs
- working to improve board governance and create meaningful, publicly-reported metrics for board policies.
- advocating to reduce the voting age for trustee elections to 16 years old
- standing up for gay-straight alliances
- reforming the voting system for student trustee elections to ranked ballots, and
- collaborating with the city, province and neighbourhoods to hold onto public assets and expand community green spaces.
Read Jo-Ann’s Op-Ed from the Town Crier on Saving our Community Spaces and from the Toronto Star on strengthening student opportunity and public accountability.
As a professional management consultant in Toronto’s financial district for the last 15 years, Jo-Ann has led successful strategic initiatives – from merger & acquisition integrations to organizational transformations and large-scale IT initiatives – for some of Canada’s largest corporations.
Jo-Ann is past President of the Canadian International Council – Toronto, past Board Member of HelpAge Canada , past elected member of Fair Vote Canada‘s National Council and Co-Founder of Unlock Democracy Canada.
Jo-Ann has a proven record of bringing positive changes to businesses, to governing public and NGO boards, and to our community. She now seeks your support to do so at Queen’s Park.
Jo-Ann studied at University of Toronto’s St Michael’s College, University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and the London School of Economics (LSE), and was a visiting researcher at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Want a chance to talk with Jo-Ann? Please Contact the Campaign Team.