Ruth Tisdale

Ruth TisdaleRuth Tisdale is currently serving her third consecutive term as a Trustee for the Thames Valley District School Board. She was first elected to the Board in November 2006 and represents London Wards 1, 11, 12 and 14.

Ruth served as Chair of the Board in 2014 and 2015. She currently serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee and Vice-Chair of the Special Education Advisory Committee. She also serves on the Chairs Committee, Negotiations Advisory Committee, Planning and Priorities Advisory Committee, Program and School Services Advisory Committee, and Thames Valley Parent Involvement Committee. Ruth also represents the TVDSB on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Public School Boards Association and the Thames Valley Education Foundation.

Prior to her election as a trustee, Ruth held the positions of Chair of the TVDSB Special Education Advisory Committee, Chair of the TVDSB Communications and Public Relations Committee, Vice-Chair of the Thames Valley District School Council, Member of the Planning Committee for the Annual Provincial School Council Symposiums, and Resolutions Chair for the Thames Valley Council of Home and School Associations. She has also served as a member, Treasurer, and President of the Princess Anne French Immersion Home and School Association; a member, and Chair of the Princess Anne French Immersion School Council; a member, Treasurer, Vice-Chair, and Chair of the Wilton Grove School Council; and a member of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School Council.

Within her community, Ruth currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Brescia University College and has served as the Treasurer of Canadian Parents for French - Thames Valley Chapter; as a Scouts Canada Group Committee Treasurer, and as a soccer coach.

Born and raised in London, Ruth is married with five children. She holds an Honors Degree in Business, Management and Organizational Studies, with a double major in Accounting and Community Development from Brescia University College - UWO in London. In her professional life she works as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA,CA) with BDO.

Contact Ruth Tisdale at:

519-452-2000 ext. 22412

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  • Kensal Park French Immersion Public School
  • Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts
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