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Local grandmother uses TikTok to announce election campaign

Retired school principal also uses the popular video app to post her exuberant dance-music workouts
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Annelise Iacoe

Annelise Iacoe, a grandmother and retired Algoma District School Board principal, filed nomination papers Friday to run for Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board trustee.

Iacoe, known for posting exuberant TikTok videos of her joyous dance-music fitness workouts, used the popular video-feed app on Friday to announce her candidacy.

The election takes place on Oct. 24.

The deadline to file paperwork to run is Aug. 19 at 2 p.m.

Here's the full list of 2022 local election candidates nominated so far:

Mayor:

  • Ozzie Grandinetti
  • Donna Hilsinger
  • Tobin Kern
  • Matthew Shoemaker

City councillors:

  • Ward 1 – Brent Derochie
  • Ward 1 – Sandra Hollingsworth
  • Ward 1 – William McPhee
  • Ward 2 – Luke Dufour
  • Ward 2 – Lisa Vezeau-Allen
  • Ward 3 – Angela Caputo
  • Ward 3 – Kurtis McDermid
  • Ward 3 – Luis Moreno
  • Ward 4 – Marchy Bruni
  • Ward 4 – David Celetti
  • Ward 4 – Stephan Kinach
  • Ward 4 – Marek McLeod
  • Ward 5 – Corey Gardi
  • Ward 5 – Dave Mornix
  • Ward 5 – Martin Poirier
  • Ward 5 – Matthew Scott

Algoma District School Board trustees:

  • Ward 1 – Jennifer Sarlo
  • Ward 2 – Susan Myers
  • Ward 3 – Greg Bowman
  • Ward 4 – no nominations so far
  • Ward 5 – no nominations so far

Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board trustees:

  • John Caputo
  • Tony D'Agostino
  • Wayne Guy Greco
  • Annelise Iacoe
  • Gary Trembinski
  • Sandra Turco

District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board:

  • Stephanie Hopkin
  • Judy Hupponen

Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l'Ontario trustee:

  • Louise Primeau 

Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario trustee:

  • Suzanne Salituri
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