Accessible and energetic

Bringing experience and

Committment to our schools 

Theresa Kavanagh was elected the OCDSB Trustee for Bay Ward, Zone 4 in 2010. 

Over the past 4 years Theresa has been a member of the following Board committees: 

Member — Trades & Technology Steering Committee

Member – School Active Transportation Support Network Steering Committee
Member – Ottawa-Carleton Education Network (OCENET)
Member – Ad Hoc Committee for the Board Self-Evaluation & Director Performance Evaluation Processes
Member – Community Member Recognition Awards Selection Ad Hoc Committee
Member – Environmental Education Steering Committee
Member – Advisory Committee on the Arts

Before becoming a Trustee Theresa also served on the Board of Directors of the Alterna (formerly CS Coop) Credit Union.  She was also on the Board of Directors for Ottawa West End Legal Services.  Theresa was the creator, host and director of an award winning children’s radio program The Children’s Half Hour on CKCU.  She is presently employed as a Logistics Officer on Parliament Hill. She is also the founder of the Running on the Hill program that has helped many hill employees to learn to run a 5k race.  Theresa is a competitive athlete in running and triathlons including iron distance.  

She is a long time resident of Bay Ward with two grown sons who graduated from the Ottawa-Carleton District Schools. Theresa currently lives in the Bay Ward with her husband, Alex.

Theresa Kavanagh

Theresa at Louisville Ironman 2013.

Theresa with her 3 grandsons.
Theresa and her sons at Patrick's graduation.