Trina Hurdman was elected as a public school board trustee for the Calgary Board of Education in October 2013. She represents ward 6, which is located in Calgary’s southwest, and Ward 7 which is in the northwest.
Trina believes that there are very few things that matter more than a strong public education system. Education is a community endeavour and Trina is passionate about bringing people together, listening to diverse perspectives and working with others to make our education system the best it can be.
Trina is a former educator who taught in Quebec, Ontario and Taiwan before moving to Calgary in 2004 and having three children. She has been involved in the Calgary Board of Education as a parent, as a school council chair and as an executive member of the Association for Responsive Trusteeship in Calgary Schools and Save Our Fine Arts. She recently completed a Masters in Educational Technology at the University of Calgary and currently volunteers as a YMCA preschool teacher.