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Sandy Nemeth

Candidate in the Louis Riel - 3 Trustee Candidates race.

Sandy can be reached on social media, at [email protected], or by calling 204-230-6475.

Their response to our candidate questionnaire can be read below.

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Questionnaire Response

Sandy Nemeth - Louis Riel - 3

What got you into politics?

When our kids had been in elementary school for a few years, I began to engage with our school board to learn more about the people, processes, and policies that were informing their educational experience.  The more I learned, the more I wanted to learn and so early in 2010 I began to attend regular school board meetings.  Parent voice was not well represented around the board table at the time and I ran successfully in the fall election on a platform that included bringing parent perspective to discussions and decision making.  Since then, I’ve been deliberate in seeking out parent/caregiver voice whenever possible to ensure that perspective is always included at the board table.

What experience will you bring to compliment your role as (Mayor / Councillor / School Trustee)?

I have a level of expertise in governance and strategic planning specific to the work of school boards, which has been honed and developed through 12 years of being a trustee.  I understand the role and its inherent responsibilities, the time commitment, the need to stay informed on current and emerging issues, and how importand it is to be visible in, and engaged with, our school communities.

 Past chair and current vice-chair; Louis Riel School Board
 Past vice-president and current Region 5 Director; Manitoba School Boards Association Executive
 Chair; Louis Riel Endowment Fund Committee (Riel-Evate)
 Member; Provincial Education Funding Review Committee
 Member; Dakota Community Centre Board of Directors
 Column contributor; Community Review East

What are some issues that you would like to stand for in your role as (Mayor / Councillor / School Trustee), and why are these issues important to you?

This is by no means an exclusive list, but I will continue to support:

 continued investments in full-day kindergarten, mental health wellness for students and staff, and our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism initiative
 the use of data to inform conversations, decisions, and the monitoring of progress
 concerted efforts to reduce the achievement gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students
 endeavors with a goal of mitigating the impact of poverty on student engagement and success
 advocating to government for funding that is adequate, sustainable, and predictable
 transparency and accountability in decision making
 opportunities for engagement with students, families, staff and the public

These are important because they are all linked to student engagement and ultimately to student success.

Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?

Our communities need and deserve trustees who understand elected governance, who are visible, engaged, and present in their community, who stay informed on current and emerging issues, who are committed to the work, and who demonstrate effectiveness in the role.   This has been my mantra, approach and promise to the LRSD community since I was elected in 2010 and the level of service  I’ll continue to provide.  

News that mentions Sandy Nemeth

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School division reverses no-exam directive

March 11, 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...student’s encounters with stressful tests and leaves them with “fewer tools in their mental-health toolbox” to meet challenges later in life. Sandy Nemeth, chairwoman of LRSD’s board of trustees, confirmed her division has no intention of revisiting its updated testing directive. ...

School board trustees elected in east Winnipeg

October 28, 2022

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Louis Riel School Division, Cindy Turner and Francine Champagne were elected to Ward 1; Irene Nordheim and Chris Sigurdson were elected to Ward 2; Sandy Nemeth, Ryan Palmquist, and Darlene Gerrior were elected to Ward 3; while Pamela Kolochuk and Chipalo Simunyola were acclaimed to positions in Ward 4. In...

Winnipeg school board election results

October 27, 2022

CTV - ...(ELECTED) Tom Parker Michael Yeo Amie Green Jason Kochie Ward 2 Irene Nordheim (ELECTED) Chris Sigurdson* (ELECTED) Robert Page* Ward 3 Sandy Nemeth* (ELECTED) Ryan Palmquist (ELECTED) Darlene Gerrior (ELECTED) Selina Bieber Brent Amos Ward 4 Pamela Kolochuk* (ACCLAIMED) Chipalo Simunyola...

East Winnipeg candidates for school trustee

September 22, 2022

Winnipeg Free Press - ...to be elected: Irene Nordheim, Robert Page, Chris Sigurdson. Ward 3 – three trustees to be elected: Brent Amos, Selina Bieber, Darlene Gerrior, Sandy Nemeth, Ryan Palmquist. Ward 4 – two trustees to be elected: Pamela Kolochuk (acclaimed), Chipalo Simunyola (acclaimed) River East Transcona School...

Appreciating the art and science of blade sharpening

June 29, 2022

Winnipeg Free Press - ...the lawn it went for a test cut, leaving in its wake a chewed-up swath of grass indicating the dullest blades imaginable. Community correspondent Sandy Nemeth has recently come to appreciate that blade sharpening is as much an art as it is a science After a few calls to see what it would cost to have the...

Standing strong against the elements

May 18, 2022

Winnipeg Free Press - ...its branches, woodpeckers search it for food, and I’ve seen an owl sitting on a main branch, looking down at the forest. Every time correspondent Sandy Nemeth sees this tree, she’s reminded that what doesn’t break us can make us stronger. On windy days the tree sways and creaks in rhythm to the gusts...