Your Ward 9 & 10 Catholic School Trustee


Esther O’Toole is an Experienced and Proven Leader:

  • Celebrating 14 years as Trustee for Wards 9 and 10
  • 23 years as a veteran Trustee serving Mississauga
  • Certificate in Governance from the Archdiocese of Toronto and Ontario Trustee Association (OCSTA)
  • Fiscally responsible, will only support a balanced budget
  • No Conflict of Interest, able to participate in all financial decisions including Contract Negotiations
  • Chair of the Audit Committee & Member of the Strategic Planning Committee
  • Serving 16 Schools: 13 Elementary and 3 Secondary in 2 large Wards
  • Former Director, Ontario Catholic School Board Trustee Association (OCSTA)
  • Public profile defending Catholic Education

Esther’s Personal School Board Record:

Esther O’Toole is proud of her attendance record at board and committee meetings.

  • Elected twice as Vice-Chair of the School Board
  • Director (two terms) – Ontario Trustee Association (OCSTA)
  • Chair – Contract Negotiations (Local Bargaining) – 23 years experience
  • Current Chair – Union Grievance Committee
  • Past Chair  – School Calendar Committee
  • Chair – Audit Committee
  • Board member and Past-Chair – Program and Faith Committee
  • Board member and Past Chair – Administration & Finance Committee, Strategic Review
  • Board Member and Past Chair – Special Education (SEAC) Committee
  • Board Member  – Central Committee (CCCAC)
  • Board Member – Student Expulsion Hearings
  • Board Member – Ontario Association of Parents in Catholic Education (OAPCE)
  • Board Member- By-Laws/Policies Review Committee
  • Board Member – Catholic Partners Committee
  • Trustee Member – People for Education
  • Trustee Ward 9 & 10 – Mississauga North Family of Schools
  • Trustee Ward 9 & 10- Attends Parent Council meetings, school, church & community functions


Esther Achievements:

  • Board Policy 9.02 Bullying Prevention, creation of “bully-free” learning and work environments
  • Addition Our Lady of Mount Carmel/2010 building improvements
  • Addition Our Lady of Mercy
  • Addition Divine Mercy
  • Addition St. Faustina
  • Addition St. Albert of Jerusalem
  • Addition St. Therese of the Child Jesus
  • Opening St. Simon Stock
  • Opening and addition St. Faustina
  • Opening St. Sebastian
  • Opening of St. Aloysius Gonzaga SS / Community Centre
  • Opening St. Joan of Arc SS / City Library
  • Opening St Bernard Clairvaux
  • Future school Churchill Meadows 2
  • Building Improvements St. Richard
  • Building Improvement St. Therese of Avila
  • Building Improvements St. Edith Stein
  • Building Improvements St John of the Cross
  • Building Improvements St. Sofia Byzantine Rite Elementary
  • Relocation Holy Name of Mary S.S. All Girls School after lease was not renewed by the Felician Sisters
  • Opening of St. James Catholic Global Learning Centre
  • Building Addition St. Elizabeth Seton, 2014
  • School retrofitting for full-day learning, all schools