Mission, Vision and Core Beliefs


The Board of Directors shall serve the organization of elected Student Trustees of Ontario to oversee operations and align goals with the long-term vision of the organization. As per Corporations Canada, “the Board of Directors is accountable to the members. It is responsible for managing, and supervising the activities and affairs of the corporation.”


The OSTA-AECO Alumni Network is committed to facilitating opportunities for former members to celebrate their place in OSTA-AECO’s history, to network with each other, and to support current cohorts of Student Trustees.  We offer communications, social events and professional opportunities for current and future alumni.

The Board of Directors is pleased to draw on the strengths of its members to provide a resource for current Student Trustees and the OSTA-AECO Executive as requested. The Board of Directors supports the advancement of education through scholarships for post-secondary study that recognize the substantive contributions of student trustees to their learning communities.

Core Beliefs

  • We believe that Student Trustees are a unique group of individuals who develop diverse skills that support emerging professional careers. We believe that this diversity, and commitment to excellence, creates a meaningful network of Alumni;

  • We recognize and celebrate the contributions of former Student Trustees to the development of OSTA-AECO;

  • We believe that alumni are an important resource for current Student Trustees;

  • We recognize and support the student voice in education, and believe that current Student Trustees are best positioned to advocate for students; and

  • We recognize the benefits of continued interaction and networking among former Student Trustees for the benefit of the whole Alumni Network.