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Board Meeting Update #125

Board Meeting Update #125, December 7, 2015

This update provides a summary of the Annual Meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, December 7, 2015 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in January 2016.

Information

Director of Education Mandy Savery-Whiteway reviewed the process for elections as described in Board Policy No. 2: Governance By-laws and Standing Rules, and also reviewed the committees as described in Board Policy No. 11: Committees of the Board.

Recommendations

Superintendents Trish FitzGibbon and Leslie Miller were appointed as scrutineers for the chair and vice-chair elections.

Election of Chair of the Board
Dwayne Inch, trustee was re-elected as Chair of the Board.

Election of Vice-chair of the Board

Dwayne Inch, re-elected Chair of the BoardLucille Kyle, re-elected Vice-chair of the Board
Dwayne Inch, re-elected Chair of the Board Lucille Kyle, re-elected Vice-chair of the BoardLucille Kyle was re-elected as Vice-chair of the Board.

TRUSTEE MEMBERSHIP ON STANDING, STATUTORY & ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEES
Standing committees
Trustees selected membership on standing committees. For 2016, standing committees will consist of the following members:

Program and Human Resources Committee

  • Mike Brant, Justin Bray, Jennifer Cobb, Bonnie Danes, Mary Hall, Dwayne Inch, Lucille Kyle, Dave Patterson and Jim Williams.
  • Student trustees Lauren Barry and Morgan Hillier are also members. The Chair will be Jennifer Cobb. The Vice-chair will be Mary Hall.

Operations and Finance Committee

  • Tom Biniaris, Mike Brant, Justin Bray, Bonnie Danes, Mary Hall, Dwayne Inch and Dave Patterson. Student trustees Lauren Barry and Morgan Hillier are also members. The Chair will be
  • Bonnie Danes. The Vice-chair will be Justin Bray.

Representative to the Board of Directors for the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association

  • Dave Patterson will be the representative to the Board of Directors for the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA). Mary Hall will be the alternate.

Executive Committee
Consists of the Chair, Vice-chair, above-noted standing committee chairs and the OPSBA representative, plus one additional member. Mary Hall will be the sixth member.

Budget Committee
Consists of all Board members

Student Enrolment/School Capacity Committee
Consists of all Board members. The Chair will be Mary Hall. The Vice-chair will be Jennifer Cobb.

Statutory committees
Trustees selected membership on statutory committees. For 2016, statutory committees will consist of the following members:

  • Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
    Lucille Kyle and Dave Patterson. The two alternate members will be Tom Biniaris and Mary Hall.
  • Supervised Alternative Learning (SAL) Committee
    Mike Brant and Jim Williams. Tom Biniaris will be the alternate.
  • Audit Committee
  • Jennifer Cobb, Bonnie Danes and Dave Patterson
  • Accessibility Committee
  • Jennifer Cobb
  • Parent Involvement Committee
  • Mary Hall. Lucille Kyle will be the alternate.
  • Student Discipline Committee
  • Consists of all Board members

Administrative committees
Trustees selected membership on administrative committees. For 2016, administrative committees will consist of the following members:

  • Aboriginal Education Steering Committee
    Mike Brant and Lucille Kyle
  • Equity and Inclusivity Advisory Committee
    Mike Brant and Lucille Kyle
  • Great Place Awards Committee
    Jennifer Cobb and Bonnie Danes
  • Instructional Technology Advisory Committee
    Tom Biniaris and Justin Bray
  • Leadership Development Steering Committee
    Mary Hall and Jim Williams
  • Safe Schools Advisory Committee
    Justin Bray
  • Specialist High Skills Majors Advisory Committee
    Dwayne Inch
  • External committees
    Food for Learning Partnership
    Lucille Kyle

Upcoming meetings

All meetings take place at the Education Centre unless otherwise noted.

  • Monday, January 4, 2016: Executive Committee, 11:00 a.m.
  • Monday, January 11: Program and Human Resources Committee, 5:30 p.m.
  • Monday, January 11: Operations and Finance Committee, 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, January 25: Public Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 28: Special Education Advisory Committee, 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 3: Parent Involvement Committee, 6:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

Last updated: September 12, 2017 at 8:20 am