Jo Dean was elected at AMPA 2015 to the Provincial Executive as an Executive Officer. Her current term will run until 2017.
Jo was born and raised in London, Ontario and graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1986 with a Bachelor of Education. She has been teaching for 26 years in the Greater Essex County District School Board in the areas of Special Education and Technological Studies.
Jo was the District and Teacher Bargaining Unit President of District 9 – Greater Essex for two years, as well as a Chief Negotiator for five years, as well as a Provincial Councilor. She has also been a member of the provincial Collective Bargaining Committee and Certification Council. Jo and her husband Karl Dean enjoy spending time with their five children.