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230: Board Committees and Appointed Representation

EFFECTIVE: January 30, 2019
REVISED: January 29, 2020
REVIEW: 2023-2024


1.0 POLICY

The Board believes that the work of the Board may be facilitated through committees, both standing and ad hoc, task groups, and/or other structures as determined from time to time.

The Board may delegate responsibilities and duties to such committees and task groups while retaining Board governance regarding any or all decisions or recommendations made by these committees.

2.0 GUIDELINES

2.1 The Board shall annually establish standing committees, including mandate and membership, at their organizational meeting.

2.2 The Board may establish additional committees, task groups, and/or any other structures, as deemed necessary by Board motion. The mandate, membership and term of such ad hoc committees, task groups and/or other structures shall be determined by Board motion.

2.3 If a committee member is unable to attend a committee meeting, then, providing a committee quorum is present, the meeting shall proceed.

2.4 Each committee shall select a chair to act as the Board liaison with the assigned administrator.

2.5 Each committee will develop an annual work plan and report same to the Board for review and approval.

2.6 The committee shall report to the Board on a regular basis at Committee of the Whole and/or Public Board meetings.

2.7 Committees (Powers and Terms of Reference are in Appendices to this Policy.)

2.7.1 COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

2.7.2 EDUCATION COMMITTEE

2.7.3 STUDENT DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE

2.7.4 ATA NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE

2.7.5 TEACHER BOARD ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TBAC)

2.7.6 C.U.P.E. NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE

2.7.7 LABOUR MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

2.7.8 BUILDING AND MAINTENANCE COMMITTEE

2.7.9 FINANCE & PEOPLE SERVICES COMMITTEE

2.7.10 TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

2.7.11 ADVOCACY COMMITTEE

2.8 Appointed Representation

The Board may, from time to time, appoint a trustee to act as liaison representative to such organizations or groups as:

2.8.1 Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) Zone II (One Trustee)

2.8.2 Public School Board Association (PSBAA) (One Trustee)

2.8.3 Sturgeon County Community Services Advisory Board (One Trustee)

2.8.4 School Joint Use Committee (Local Trustee and principal)

2.8.5 School Councils (Local Trustee, except Sturgeon Composite High School where, yearly, Trustees develop a rotating schedule of attendance)


References:

Education Act: Sections 51, 52 (1) (b)
Board Procedures Regulation 82/2019
Administrative Procedure AP250 – Student Advisory Committee