Marilyn Sullivan announces run for school board

Marilyn Sullivan

I am proud to announce my candidacy for School Trustee in the October 20, Municipal Election.

I am a strong advocate for Public Education and will work with fellow Trustees to make decisions that put the needs of students first.

“Education for all Students”

- Students need access to programs that will assist them

- Trustees need to look at the District as a whole, supporting all students

- Examine and access the current model of delivery of education for students with Special Needs

- Ensure schools are well run and support teachers’ needs in the classroom

 My History:

- Lived in Nanaimo for 45 years, raising two sons

- Past President and Vice President of Extension and Chase River schools Parent Teacher Association

- Past President of the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce and a Lifetime Member

- Past Executive Member of the VIU Foundation Board and Chaired the Lotto For Learning for 5 years, raising $500,000 

- Founder and Chair of the Autism Society Central Vancouver Island

- Chair of the Nanaimo Sport Achievement Awards for 14 years

- Recently Past Director of the Nanaimo Port Theatre Board of Directors

- Organized and Chaired the building of the Frank Ney Statue which was unveiled in 1994 and raising $120,000

- Received the certificate of Merit Canada 125 years and Certificate of Nanaimo 125th Year

- Received Athena Award for Community Impact and Chosen Citizen of the Year in 2000.


If you would like to help me with my campaign please call me at 250-716-6110 or email -