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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 Canadas 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.