Committees

Name of Committee

Administration Membership

Trustee Membership

Audit Committee - To review the annual budget, Audited Financial statements and interim accountability reports.  To review and make recommendations to the Board on its financial reporting processes, its system of internal control of financial reporting and its audit scope and process.  To investigate any matters within its scope of responsibility and to recommend to the Board further action. To review the findings by regulatory agencies of any audit observations and compliance  (Policy 2-01.4.1)

Superintendent, Treasurer, Senior Administration as required, two members of the general public

A. Tarnoczi (C)
C. Huelsman
J. Knispel-Matejka
G. Kerr - alternate

Education Committee - To study and discuss divisional issues in depth in preparation for subsequent decisions to be made at Board meetings.

Superintendent, Senior Administration as required

All Trustees

Facilities & Maintenance Committee - To monitor and discuss the Maintenance Department capital projects and Facility Master Plan items, to recommend a Capital Plan to the Board for approval, to make recommendations to the Board regarding Facilities and Maintenance issues and to review/recommend Facilities and Maintenance budget (Policy 2-01.4.1)

Superintendent or designate and Senior Administration as required, and Director of Facilities

G. Kerr (C)
H. Bilton
M. Copley
T. James - alternate

Finance Committee - To review and make recommendations to the Board on the annual division budget, the year-end audited financial statements and management letter, semi-annual division financial reports, emergent funding issues and further to review and make recommendations to the Board for instructional funds to be administered centrally. (Policy 2-01.4.1)

Superintendent, Treasurer, Senior Administration as required

A. Tarnoczi (C)
C. Huelsman
J. Knispel-Matejka
G. Kerr - alternate

Negotiations Committee - To negotiate contracts with the Teachers and to make contract recommendations to the Board. To hear contract grievances as per the Collective Agreement with the teachers. (Policy 2-01.4.1)

Superintendent or designate, Senior Administration as required

S.  Cooper (C)
G. Kerr
T. James
J. Knispel-Matejka - alternate

Parents MatterTo facilitate communication and discussion between the Board of Education and up to twenty (20) parents or community members and to filter, focus and clarify issues through the committee and public consultation. (Policy 2-01.4.1)

Superintendent or designate

J. Knispel-Matejka (C)
M.  Copley
A. Tarnoczi
H. Bilton - alternate

Policy Committee -  To make policy recommendations, to determine necessary sub-committees, to determine appropriate stakeholders’ input on each individual policy and to present draft or proposed policies to the Board for approval.  (Policy 2-01.4.1)

Superintendent or designate

A. Tarnoczi (C)
S. Cooper
J. Knispel-Matejka
T.  James - alternate

Student Appeal - To hear an appeal under Section 123 of the School Act where a decision of an employee of a Board significantly affects the education of a student.  To hear representations relative to the recommendation from such Board employees/agents as deemed appropriate. To provide an opportunity for the student and/or parents to make representation.  To inform the Board of the action taken by the Committee, To hear expulsion appeals. (Policy 2-01.4.1)

 

C. Butler

Teachers Matter - To facilitate communication and discussion between the Board of Education and teachers and to filter, focus and clarify issues;  to redirect for further discussion. (Policy 2-01.4.1)

Superintendent or designate

C. Huelsman
A. Tarnoczi  - alternate

Technology - To monitor, discuss and provide input regarding IT planning and projects.  Review alignment and effectiveness of IT initiatives with Board policy, planning and goals.  To make recommendations to the Board regarding information technology plans.  To review/recommend IT budget to the Finance committee. (Policy 2-01.4.1)

Superintendent or designate, Director of Information Technology

H. Bilton(C)
S. Cooper
G. Kerr
M. Copley - alternate

Transportation Committee - To make decisions on behalf of the Board in accordance with student transportation policies, to review/recommend proposed policy changes, to review/recommend transportation budget, to review concerns/requests of parents brought forward to the Committee, to facilitate Community/Board liaison, to assist the Transportation Director when requested (Policy 2-01.4.1)

Superintendent or designate, Director of Transportation

J. Knispel-Matejka(C)
S.  Cooper
T.  James
C. Huelsman - alternate