Mike Lombardi is an elected member of the Vancouver School Board. Before seeking office as a school trustee, Mike served in the public education system as a teacher, professional development expert, and teacher leader. Prior to his retirement in June 2008, Lombardi served as Director of the BCTF Professional and Social Issues Division. He has a Bachelor of General Studies degree from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Education degree from the University of British Columbia. He now works as an education consultant. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Italian Cultural Centre.