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230: APPENDIX K - ADVOCACY COMMITTEE

EFFECTIVE: January 30, 2019
REVISED: February 23, 2022
REVIEW: 2023-2024


1.0 Committee Powers:

1.1 To set the agenda for the Committee and obtain Board approval.

1.2 To make recommendations to the Board regarding the advocacy priorities and strategies to be undertaken by the Board of Trustees

1.3 To recommend and review policies related to advocacy.

1.4 To make recommendations to the Board regarding the inclusion of advocacy related priorities and strategies to the Board’s work Plan.

1.5 To undertake ad hoc Committee work relative to ASBA and PSBAA.

2.0 Committee Terms of Reference

2.1 Membership: Three Trustees, with a quorum of two, elected by the Board at the Annual Organizational Meeting of the Board.

2.2 Voting Privileges: All Committee members may vote.

2.3 Administrative Support: Deputy Superintendent, Education Services and Superintendent.

2.4 Record of Proceedings of Committee Meetings: Kept by the Superintendent and reviewed by the Committee at its next meeting. Proceedings circulated to all Committee members, all Trustees and the Superintendent.

2.5 Meetings: Held at the call of the Chair and/or administrator assigned, where applicable. Meetings are closed to the public.

2.6 Reporting: The Committee Chair will report to the Board.

3.0 Committee Authority

This Committee is established pursuant to Section 52 (1) (b) of the Education Act.


References:

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