Student Trustee Elections

Congratulations to Vandy & Kacy!

Student Trustee voting has ended and Vandy Widyalankara and Kacy Bao are our 2021/2022 Student Trustees!

Vandy Widyalankara CANDIDATE POSTER.pdf


A Student Trustee is a representative of the students in their board at the board table. In this case, they are the representatives of the Halton District School Board. They vocalize the opinions of the students and strive to make change using the student voice.

There are three main responsibilities for Student Trustees:

  • Running Student Senate (once a month from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.)

  • Attending Board Meetings (twice a month from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.)

  • Attending the Ontario Student Trustee Association’s (OSTA-AECO) conferences​, as well as being an active member of the organization​

Student Trustees have two seats on the Halton District School Board. These students provide the student voice on issues at Board meetings, Board events, conferences and much more. Student Trustees also chair the Halton District School Board Student Senate composed of students from schools across Halton. As representatives of the region's student voice, Student Trustees can become members of the Ontario Student Trustee's Association (OSTA)​. OSTA enables students to provide input on Ontario youth needs to those who set up the education mandate.


Every year, students in Grades 7 - 12 get an email with a link and unique code you can use to vote for 2 candidates.

There is typically a window period for voting, usually around 8AM - 5:30 PM on a specific day.