Alexander Brown, an ESL teacher and career councillor, was elected to represent the Toronto
District School Board in *Willowdale during the 2014 municipal election.
He started his teaching career in Osaka, Japan working at the Osaka Prefectural Board of Education. He lived in Japan for 12 years, taking a deep interest in the language, culture and history of the island nation. He speaks Japanese, and is slowly learning Mandarin.
Alexander became involved with citywide issues when he lived in Hamilton, Ontario, where he graduated from the Biology program at McMaster University. As an outspoken and active chair of a local community hub association, he was deeply involved in local issues including greater public participation in government, pollution & public health, poverty and schools.
As your Trustee Alexander continues to champion these issues as well as many
Alexander’s extensive leadership experience, grassroots knowledge of education, and excellent communication skills
*Willowdale - also known as TDSB Ward 12 (city ward 23 & city ward 24)
The schools are grouped into East Region 17 - Family of Schools (ER17 FOS)