Accountability and Ethics

  • 97% attendance record from 2014-2017 as School Trustee

  • Promised if elected as Trustee to post all expenses online

  • Posted all expenses online

  • Did not bill taxpayers for any travel outside of Toronto ($0 over four years)

  • Did not bill taxpayers for any hotel costs ($0 over four years)

  • Voted to reduce the salary of the former Director of Education by $17000

  • Allowed to spend $15000 over three years for staffing at events

  • Spent less than $4000 over three years for staffing at events (SSL Fund), and directed $11,000 surplus went to general board revenue

  • Strengthened Whistleblower protections

  • Created an Integrity Commissioner to handle complaints made against Trustees

  • Voted for all recommendations of sanction by the Integrity Commissioner

  • TDSB became the first school board to publish our repair backlogs for each school

  • Publicly released the complete ten year long-term plan along with utilization numbers for all elementary and secondary schools

  • Voted every year to elect the board chair and vice-chair by open ballot

  • Passed a motion to post online all Trustee attendance records for board and committee meetings

  • Held 30 Ward Forums, more than any other Trustee