Nomination period for 2022 Municipal and School Board Election now closed

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Town now seeking election workers to assist at polling stations

The Town of St. Marys is one step closer to the 2022 Municipal and School Board Elections. On Friday, August 19, the nomination period for mayor, councillor and school board trustee candidates officially closed.

Current Mayor Al Strathdee has been acclaimed for a third term – no other candidates came forward for the position. There are nine individuals competing for the Town’s six councillor positions: Jim Craigmile, Robert Edney, Marg Luna, Barry Brebner, Brogan Aylward, Lori Heinbuch, Fern Pridham, Dave Lucas, and Mark Horner.

There are two candidates in the running for Avon Maitland District School Board trustee: Sean Brode and Sheila Armstrong-Marshall. Mary Helen Van Loon has been acclaimed as Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board trustee.

Joseph Vandermeer and David O’Hara are the two candidates competing for trustee of the Conseil Scolaire Viamonde; Sylvie C. Barbeau-Chmielewski and Meghan Reale are in the running for trustee of the Conseil Scolaire Catholique Providence.

The Town is now seeking election workers to assist at polling stations on Advance Voting Day (October 8) and Voting Day (October 24). An application form and list of requirements is available at Completed applications must be submitted by Friday, September 16 through the Town’s website. Applicants will be contacted after Monday, September 19.

Residents will be able to contact the municipal clerk after September 15 to make amendments to the voters’ list. Please visit Town Hall, lower level, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 p.m. following this date.

For more information about the election, visit

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Brett O’Reilly | Corporate Communications Manager
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