Christine Younghusband's Biography

CHRISTINE YOUNGHUSBAND – Representing District of Sechelt
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Christine is passionate about public education, student learning, and student success. She has been active in public education as an educator, school trustee, and mom for the last 20 years. As a resident of the Sunshine Coast since 1994, she has taught secondary mathematics at Chatelech Secondary from 1994 to 2010 and currently a doctoral student at SFU in the field of Educational Leadership. Christine is also self-employed as an educational consultant, on the Sunshine Coast Community Futures Board of Directors, and part of the BC Transforming Education Math K-9 Curriculum Development Team.

First elected in 2011, Christine is proud to be a member of the SD46 Board of Education. As school trustee, Christine is the SD46 Education Committee Chair, BCPSEA/BCSTA Bargaining Rep, and trustee liaison with West Sechelt Elementary PAC, Davis Bay Elementary PAC, and SCRD Policing Committee. She has also been the SD46 DPAC Liaison, Sechelt Indian Band Liaison, Halfmoon Bay Elementary PAC Liaison, and member the BCSTA Education Committee representing the South Coast Branch.

Provincially, Christine is an elected member of the 2014/15 BC School Trustees’ Association (BCSTA) Board of Directors as Director where she acts as board liaison with the BCSTA Education Committee, Metro Branch, and Northwest Branch. Furthermore, she continues her work as an appointed member with the BC Ministry of Education Standing Committee on Provincial Curriculum representing the BCSTA.

Christine loves living on the Sunshine Coast with her husband Randy and daughter Zoe. She remains active in education as co-moderator of #BCEDCHAT on Twitter, member of the BC Association of Mathematics Teachers Executive Committee, and with all of the work as mentioned above. To learn more about Christine, go to her website at www.christineyounghusband.com or follow her on Twitter @ChristineYH.

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