Alumni Profile: Stephan Telka

Stephan_Telka-1aI had the pleasure of serving as Student Trustee on the Peterborough Victoria Northumberland & Clarington Catholic District School Board (which I believe is the longest school board name in the province!) from 2000-2001, and was one of the founders of OSTA-AECO in the autumn of 2000, serving as the inaugural President of the English Catholic Board Council. During my time as Student Trustee, I focused on getting students more involved in board affairs. I established a Student Trustee advisory committee, comprised of student council representatives of each secondary school within the board, and made sure my contact information was in every single secondary school classroom across the board. I also spearheaded the creation of a sub-committee…continue reading on our Alumni Profiles Page!

Alumni Profiles

The Alumni Board would like to profile alumni Student Trustees in our email updates as well as on our website. Through this, we hope to provide Student Trustee alum with the opportunity to showcase their accomplishments after having sat at the Board table. If you are interested in being profiled by the Alumni Network, please email us.


Hello, and welcome to the brand-new digital home of the OSTA-AECO Alumni Network! We would like to encourage all Student Trustee alumni to visit our website regularly, as we will be updating it with information regarding networking opportunities, the Student Trustee Alumni Leadership Award and Gala, and other professional development opportunities.

Should you have any questions about the site, please feel free to get in touch!