School Board

The School Board will be meeting in the Library at 3:30pm on the following dates for 2021 (subject to change):

Term 1 – 24th February and 24th March

The School Board comprises of nine members including; school staff, parents, community representatives, and the Principal. The term of membership for elected representatives (staff and parents) is three years and one year for community representatives.  All parent positions are opened through an election process, and are advertised widely in the school newsletter when they occur.
The School Board’s functions include:

  • Taking part in establishing and reviewing the school’s objectives, priorities and general policy directions;
  • Taking part in the planning of financial arrangements necessary to fund the school’s objectives, priorities and general policy directions;
  • Taking part in the evaluation of the school’s performance in achieving its objectives, priorities and general policy directions;
  • Approving certain charges and contributions and advertising and sponsorship agreements;
  • Determining the school’s dress code in consultation with students, staff and parents;
  • Providing advice to the principal on religious education and related activities; and
  • Promoting the school in the community.

 

2021 School Board Members:

Jo Donaldson – School Board Chairperson

Suzanne Pekin – Principal

Kellie Prosser – Teacher Rep

Lynn Bright – Teacher Rep

Mark Etherton-Beer – Parent Rep

Thirza Feutrill – Community Rep

Ian Dey – Community Rep

Jeff Doig – Community Rep

DPS Code of Conduct
IPS Terms of Reference
School Board Roles & Responsibilities Policy