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Get to know Lori-Ann Pizzolato

i Oct 11th No Comments by

Women & Politics invited all women school board trustee candidates to write a brief bio so that Londoners can get to know them better. We will be posting the answers as we receive them.

Lori-Ann Pizzolato, Wards 1, 11, 12, 14 for TVDSB School Board Trustee Candidate

I decided to run for a Trustee position because I strongly believe families need an advocate who will push for improved dialogue and more transparency when it comes to school and board decisions.

For the last 10 years, I have been volunteering and advocating for families through my role in School Councils, Home and School groups and as a member of the Thames Valley Council of Home and School Associations (TVCHSA) and Ontario Federation of Home and Schools Association.  Currently, I sit on three local school councils and am a member of two committees at the Thames Valley School Board (Environmental, Think about it!).  For the past three years, I have been the TVCHSA Area Chair working with 15 schools as a means to support and encourage parent engagement.

I am focused on building community and helping shape a unified and consistent approach so that we can provide feedback to our schools and board.  I strongly believe that parents need a voice when it comes to decisions that affect not only the education of their children but their health, safety and social well being.  With my experience and my passion, I would be honoured to represent YOUR voice.

I am a married mother of three children (all still in the public school system) and grateful for my family’s support throughout this current adventure!