2018 Election

London District Catholic School Board

Headquarters: London
Voting Regions: 8
Total Trustee Seats Available: 8

Elgin County

Number of Available Seats: 1

London Wards 2,3,4

Number of Available Seats: 1
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    Sandra CRUZ
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    Elyse SCHEID

London Wards 1, 14

Number of Available Seats: 1

Middlesex County

Number of Available Seats: 1

London Wards 11,12,13

Number of Available Seats: 1
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    Nando FAVARO
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    About Me:


    • Married to Dr. Pennie Thornton for 38 years (blissful)

    • Three daughters: Ariadne, Rebecca and Sarah.

    • Lifelong member of St. Martin’s Parish (now St. Francis - St. Martin Parish)

    • Knight of Columbus - 3rd Degree, St. Martin of Tours/Holy Rosary Parish Council #12996

    • Lifelong resident of South London

    • Retired - 40 years of service - Agriculture & Agri-food Canada and National Defence (Canada)


    • Vice-Chair, London & Middlesex County Separate School Board, 1997

    - helped prepare for amalgamation of 3 coterminous boards

    • Inaugural Chair of amalgamated London District Catholic Board, 1998

    - was part of almost a seamless transition

    • Chair, Early Literacy Initiatives Task Force (LDCSB), 2001

    - extra classroom resources were directed to where they were needed most

    • Chair, St. Martin’s Parish Advisory, 2004-2005

    - Holy Rosary parish and St. Martin’s were merged into one

    • Chair, Finance Committee, St. Martin of Tours parish, 2008-2013

    - relentlessly working towards renewal and successful financial situation

    • Committee member of St. Francis and St. Martin’s Unification Committee, 2012-2013

    - resulted in formation of new parish: St. Francis - St Martin Parish (Hispanic/English) at St. Martin of Tours Church

    - appointed by Bishop Fabro to serve on initial Parish Advisory Council for new parish, 2013 to present

    • Chair, Audit Committee LDCSB, 2014 to current

    • Vice-Chair, LDCSB 2014-2016

    • Chair, LDCSB, 2016 to current

    - during this current term of the Board - LDCSB went from a deficit of almost $13 million dollars (2014) to a modest surplus (2018)

London Wards 5,6,7

Number of Available Seats: 1

London Wards 8,9,10

Number of Available Seats: 1

Oxford County

Number of Available Seats: 1