Chairperson: Consults with the principal regarding agenda items and meeting dates; calls and chairs meetings; ensures minutes are recorded and maintained; ensures there is regular communication with the school community; follows the existing Council bylaws and operating procedures; solicits input from all members; and completes and submits the year-end report including a summary of the activities of the Council for the previous year and a financial statement provided by the Treasurer to the Board of Trustees by September 30 of each year; provides liaison with the School Board, and represent Council at external functions.

Vice-Chairperson: Assists the chairperson with a variety of duties; chairs meetings in the chairperson's absence; promotes teamwork, and assists the chair in the smooth running of meetings; ensures continuity is provided through this office. The vice-chairperson will move up to the position of chairperson upon resignation during an office term.

Secretary: Takes minutes of all Council meetings; maintains Council files; handles Council correspondence when necessary; notifies the school community of meetings and activities; and transfers annual files and year-end report to the new executive.

Treasurer: maintains the Council's bank account; ensures accurate accounting procedures are followed; manages all financial transactions of the Council; prepares reports for each Council meeting and for Council year-end report. Two signatures are required on a cheque: those of the chairperson or treasurer and the principal. All monies collected from all council related events must be deposited within the above listed schedule.

School Council Position Descriptors

Chairperson: Consults with the principal regarding agenda items and meeting dates; calls and chairs meetings; ensures minutes are recorded and maintained; ensures there is regular communication with the school community; follows the existing Council bylaws and operating procedures; solicits input from all members; and completes and submits the year-end report including a summary of the activities of the Council for the previous year and a financial statement provided by the Treasurer to the Board of Trustees by September 30 of each year; provides liaison with the School Board, and represent Council at external functions.

Vice-Chairperson: Assists the chairperson with a variety of duties; chairs meetings in the chairperson's absence; promotes teamwork, and assists the chair in the smooth running of meetings; ensures continuity is provided through this office. The vice-chairperson will move up to the position of chairperson upon resignation during an office term.

Secretary: Takes minutes of all Council meetings; maintains Council files; handles Council correspondence when necessary; notifies the school community of meetings and activities; and transfers annual files and year-end report to the new executive.

Treasurer: maintains the Council's bank account; ensures accurate accounting procedures are followed; manages all financial transactions of the Council; prepares reports for each Council meeting and for Council year-end report. Two signatures are required on a cheque: those of the chairperson or treasurer and the principal. All monies collected from all council related events must be deposited within the above listed schedule.