Chair of the Board of Directors, Ontario Student Trustees Association
Hirad Zafari is Past-President of the Ontario Student Trustees Association and now serves on its board of directors. He is a former Student Trustee for the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), where he represented and advocated for the needs and voice of over 250,000 students, as well as a former member of the Minister's Student Advisory Council.
He is a founding member of Stick It To Fast Food, a social media boycott and awareness campaign created to encourage students to make their own lunches instead of buying and eating fast food every day.
Hirad’s vision for high school in 2030 is one where the decision making process is a partnership between students, teachers, and parents. He believes that when students are given the opportunity to give feedback on the decisions being made for them, they will be much more engaged and successful, both inside and out of the classroom.