Fraser Ballantyne was first elected Vancouver School Board Trustee in 2011 and re-elected in 2014.
He is seeking re-election as a School Board Trustee in the October 14th municipal by-election.
In his 40 years working in public education, he has served as a Trustee, teacher, counselor, school administrator and district management team member.
He as worked with ESL, Downtown Eastside, Aboriginal and Southeast Vancouver youths, giving him insight into the range of issues and concerns of a diverse range of Vancouver students, parents and teachers.
He served for five years on the Vancouver School Board’s Senior Management Team in Human Resources, where he managed staffing for the city’s high schools, special education and alternative schools.
He has served as an Executive Member Vancouver Administrators Secondary Schools Association.
Ballantyne holds a Masters of Education degree and has completed the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management Governance Essentials Program for non-for-profits.
Ballantyne has lived in the MacKenzie Heights neighbourhood of the city for over three decades.