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Parents Committee

Members for the 2016-2017 school year

A.S. Johnson Memorial School and St. Patrick Elementary School: Ms. Lisa Vachon
Dollard-des-Ormeaux School: Ms. Isabel Béland
Everest Elementary School: Ms. Caroline Cloutier
Holland Elementary School: Ms. Vickie Levesque Ghesquiere
La Tuque High School: Mr. Christian Falle, treasurer of the Parents Committee
MacLean Memorial School: Ms. Colette Girard
Mauricie English Elementary School: Ms. Deirdre Dinan
Portneuf Elementary School: Mr. Hugo Lamothe
Québec High School: Ms. Ann Gauthier
Riverside Regional School: Ms. Hélène Martin
Shawinigan High School: Ms. Lorianne Strickland
St. Patrick's High School: Mr. Ian O'Gallagher, Vice-Chair of the Parents Committee
St. Vincent School: Ms. Debbie Cornforth
Valcartier Elementary School: Ms. Christina Van Tassel

Special Needs Advisory Committee delegate: Ms. Shirley Picknell, Chair of the Parents' Committee

Unrepresented schools:

  • Ste-Foy Elementary School
  • Three Rivers Academy

 

Role, Mandate and Functions
 

CHAIRPERSON:

The Chairperson is the official spokesperson of the Parents' Committee. Among other things, the Chairperson:

  • chairs the meetings of the Parents' Committee;
  • calls the meetings;
  • prepares the agenda;
  • makes sure that the Parents' Committee runs smoothly;
  • creates an atmosphere which favours dialogue;
  • is ex officio member of the subcommittees;
  • is responsible for the preparation of the annual report;
  • encourages participation of the members;
  • between meetings, takes all the necessary measures to make the committee run smoothly;
  • is the link between the Parents' Committee and the administration of the School Board;
  • coordinates the work of the subcommittees;
  • ensures the follow-up of the decisions of the Parents' Committee;
  • keeps the official correspondence.


VICE-CHAIRPERSON:

  • helps the Chairperson accomplish that which needs to be done;
  • replaces the Chairperson in his absence.


TREASURER:

  • reports on the financial status of the Parents' Committee;
  • prepares the budget, in cooperation with the Chairperson;
  • prepares annual report.


PARENT-COMMISSIONER:

  • acts as the link between the Parents' Committee and the Council of Commissioners;
  • communicates the Parents' Committee resolutions, concerns, questions, requests, etc. to the Council of Commissioners;
  • reports to the Parents' Committee concerning the above.

The Parent Commissioner has the same rights, powers and obligations as the other commissioners. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the School Board.