Ward: D Term: October 2013-2017
Ray Martin is a veteran politician and education advocate. As an experienced elected representative and former Edmonton Public School Board Trustee, Ray hopes to improve resources and supports available to students. Ray is currently vice-chair of the Board of Trustees.
He holds a bachelor of education from the University of Alberta and a master's degree of science in educational psychology from the University of Calgary. Ray also worked as a teacher, high school counselor, ending up as the head of the guidance department at Ernest Manning High School. Ray spent nine years as the leader of the NDP and Leader of the Official Opposition.
"I am committed to providing leadership at the local level and to advocate for Edmonton Public Schools to ensure programs are in place to develop the full potential of all students."