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Robin Pilkey Elected as TDSB Chair

Parkdale-High Park Trustee Enters Sixth Term as Chair

Monday, November 18, 2019
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Robin Pilkey was elected as Chair of the Toronto District School Board during this evening’s annual Organizational Board meeting. Trustee Trixie Doyle was elected as Vice Chair.

First elected as Trustee for Ward 7 (Parkdale-High Park) in the fall of 2014, Chair Pilkey enters her sixth term as Chair of Canada’s largest and most diverse school board. A Chartered Professional Accountant, Pilkey currently serves on the TDSB Audit Committee, the French as a Second Language Advisory Committee and as a Trustee representative with the Toronto Student Transportation Group. Prior to her election as Trustee, she chaired the parent advisory committees at Swansea Public School and Western Technical-Commercial School.

Before being elected as Trustee for Ward 14 (Don Valley East) in 2018, Trixie Doyle has been active in the TDSB community for over 11 years. Prior to joining the Board of Trustees, Trixie was a member of the Parent Involvement Advisory Committee (PIAC) for four years including serving as Chair for two years. She currently sits on the TDSB Program and School Services Committee, Environmental Sustainability Community Advisory Committee and is a TDSB Alternate Director for Ontario Public School Boards' Association.

For detailed results of tonight’s elections, as well as the schedule and agendas for Board and Standing Committees, please visit:

Quick Facts

  • The next regular Board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

“As a board, we have been doing significant strategic thinking about important issues that impact our students. I’m happy to have the opportunity to once again lead the board as we continue planning for the future.” - Robin Pilkey, Chair, TDSB

For more information, please contact:

Ryan Bird
Media Relations, TDSB