CSPC Directors and Positions
1) Chair - Jenny Medland
It is the responsibility of the Chair, in co-operation with the school principal, to provide Catholic leadership and direction to the Council and Executive Officers to ensure that goals priorities and procedures of the Council promote Catholic faith and gospel values consistent with the Mission and vision of the board.
The Chair of the Council shall:
Call Council meetings in consultation with the principal.
Chair Council Meetings.
Ensure that the minutes of Council meetings are recorded and maintained appropriately.
Ensure that records of all meetings and financial transactions are kept for a minimum of four years and made available at the school for examination without charge to any person from the Catholic school community.
Communicate regularly with the school principal in an effort to work co-operatively to improve pupil achievement.
Ensure that there is regular communication with the Catholic school community.
Work collaboratively with the members of the Council to prepare and submit an annual written report on the activities of the Council, including fund raising, to the principal and the board.
Consult with senior board staff as required.
Upon request, provide the local trustee with copies of the minutes of the meetings.
In addition, the Chair shall act as spokesperson for the Council and carry out such other duties as shall be required from time to time.
Be a parent member of the committee but CANNOT be an employee of the T.C.D.S.B.
2) Vice-Chair - Brooke Hunter
The Vice-Chair shall assist the Chair in the discharge of his/her duties and perform such other duties as may be required by the Council or the Executive officers.
In the absence of the Chair or in the event of the Chair’s inability the Vice-Chair shall assume the duties of The Chair.
3) Secretary - Nadine Cannata
Prepare the Agenda for Council meetings in consultation with the principal.
The Secretary shall keep a record of all meetings of the Council and the Executive Officers, and shall deal with all correspondence or communications directed to or required of the Council and the Executive.
In addition, the Secretary shall co-operate with the Chair to ensure that all minutes and records of the
Council are available at the school for examination by any person from the Catholic school community.
The secretary shall perform such other duties as may be required by the Council and the Executive Officers.
In the absence of the Chair or Vice-chair or in the event of their inability, the Secretary shall assume the duties of the chair or such other duties as may, be required by the Council or the Executive Officers.
4) Treasurer - Sabrina Tomei
The Treasurer shall keep full and accurate accounts for all receipts and disbursements of the Council in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and shall be guided by Board Policy SM.04 Fund Raising in Schools in regard to banking and fund disbursements in accordance with such requirements as may be imposed by the Board or other relevant authority.
The treasurer shall provide at regular meetings of the Council an account of all transactions of The Council, including the financial position.
Prepare a full Financial Statement for submission to the Internal Audit Committee of the Council at least two weeks prior to the Annual General Meeting in September.
The Treasurer shall perform such other duties as may be required by the Council or the Executive Officers of the Council.
In the absence of the Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary or in the event of their inability, the Treasurer shall assume the duties of the Chair.
5) Vice Chair Community - Angelina Pun/Kasia Stevenson
Coordinates connections of classrooms to parents (class parent volunteer coordination)
Coordinates connections of classrooms to community (classroom community giving and volunteering)
6) Vice Chair Fundraising - Carrie Gamache
Coordinates volunteers and teams for fundraising events
Works with event primes to develop communication and participate in fundraising
Key point of contact for fundraising ideas or suggestions
7) Parish Liaison Representative - Krysta Foss
Provides a relationship and link between the school and the Parish community
Provides updates or information or feedback to Father Jim on behalf of the school; provides parish-related information to CSPC as applicable
8) Community Liaison Representative - Margaret Margossian
Communicates any CSPC community-related information to key representatives in the community including President of Moore Park Resident’s Association
Communicates any feedback, suggestions or information from neighbours in the community or the MPRA to CSPC for discussion
9) Bursar - Caroline Wang
Collect cash and cheques received for various CSPC initiatives from the office on a bi-weekly basis
Record details of receipts
Provide summary of funds from initiatives to treasurer
Prepare charitable receipts at end of year
Organized and comfortable handling money and reconciling multiple items
Available during banking hours to make deposits (approximately once every two weeks)
Reasonably proficient with excel
10) CPIC Representative (Ward 9) - TBD
CPIC representative for Ward 9 is requested to serve a two-year term
CPIC Meetings are held at the TCDSB location and attended by other CPIC Ward representatives, Trustees and Board staff
CPIC representative responsibilities include:
Meet 8 – 10 scheduled times a year to identify issues related to parent engagement for discussion, information and action.
Enhance communication to CSPC Chairs and Directors
Work in partnership with our Trustees, Catholic parent organizations, the Parent Engagement Office, the Provincial Parent Board and other appropriate organizations that promote parent engagement
Share information, resources and news transparently and proactively to support the TCDSB in welcoming parents to become involved effectively and positively in their school communities
Discuss and respond to items referred to CPIC by CSPCs or the Board.
11) Members at Large - Sarah Andrews, Nadine Cannata, Jeilah Chan, Tim Costigan, Halla Elias, Krysta Foss, Carrie Gamache, Federica Henson, Brooke Hunter, Margaret Margossian, Jennifer Medland, Pamela Ng, Angelina Pun, Kasia Stevenson, Sabrina Tomei, Caroline Wang, Nuala Zeitsma
Voting member at CSPC; active participant in CSPC meetings
Available to support CSPC-led initiatives and other Directors when required
12) School Principal - Kathy Banfield
13) Teacher Representatives - Madeline Martino, Rachelle Mills