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Ward 8 - Trustee Robert Knull

Trustee Robert Knull

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Trustee Biography

First elected as Trustee: 2010

Years served: Ten years, including as Vice-Chair during 2016-2018 and 2019-2020.

In addition to a full-time teaching career spanning 20 years at Crooked Creek Colony School within Peace Wapiti Public School Division and at East Smoky School Division, Trustee Knull was also a substitute teacher for two years. Outside of the education field, he has worked for the Bank of Montreal, Alberta Wheat Pool, Rimrock Construction, Canfor, Proctor and Gamble, Western Geophysical, Alberta Parks and Alberta Forestry.

Bachelor of Education Degree, University of Alberta

Community Involvement:
Trustee Knull has served as a member and Chair of the Ridgevalley School Council. He has represented Colony Schools on the Northern Spirit ATA Local No. 6, served as a member and Chair of the East Smoky Recreation Board, and coached children's baseball and soccer.

PWPSD Committees:
  • AISI Steering (Ad Hoc)
  • ASBA Zone 1 Edwin Parr Teacher Award
  • Audit
  • Boundary Review (Ad Hoc)
  • C2 (Ad Hoc)
  • Communications and Promotions
  • Draft Leadership Standards (Ad Hoc)
  • Negotiating
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Political Action
  • Public School Boards' Council (PSBC) Representative
  • Rural Caucus of AB Committee Representative
  • Rycroft Bus Shop Property (Ad Hoc)
  • Spotlight
  • Student Matters
  • Succession Planning (Ad Hoc)
  • Teacher Board Liaison
  • Teamster/Board Liaison
  • TEBA
  • Teacher Board Liaison
  • Transportation
  • Transportation Appeal


  • ASBA Long Service, two terms, awarded in 2016-2017
  • PSBAA Long Service, eight years, awarded October 2019