The Parish Education Committee

The Parish Education Committee will assist the Pastor in the operation of the school as outlined in the C.I.S.V.A. Policy and Reference Book.  The Education Committee is composed of the Pastor, the Chairperson and six other members.  Five members are elected and the Pastor appoints two.  Eligibility, term of office and responsibilities are outlined in the C.I.S.V.A. Policy and Reference Book.  The Education Committee shall meet monthly.  All members are expected to be in attendance at all meetings.  The Chairperson heads all Education Committee meetings.

Education Committee members should develop an informed understanding of the nature and operation of the school and other schools to guide them in their decision making.  To assist them, all members will receive the C.I.S.V.A. Policy and Reference Book and the Immaculate Conception School Handbook.  All Education Committee members should become familiar with the contents of these books.  All members should also be prepared to serve on subcommittees when necessary.

The Principal shall participate in meetings of the Education Committee and shall submit a written operational report.  A Teaching Staff Representative shall also participate in these meetings  (except for “in camera” sessions) and will present a report.  Requests for non–members to speak at these meetings must be in writing and received by the Principal, Pastor and Chairperson at least seven days in advance of the scheduled meeting.  Extra-ordinary meetings may be required and may be called by the Chairperson as needed.  The Education Committee may also require several roles and various subcommittees.  These may be permanent or temporary.  Permanent role descriptions for the Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer and Staff Representative are listed below.

The Chairperson

The Chairperson of the Education Committee is to work closely with the Pastor and the Principal.  The responsibilities of the Chairperson are listed below.

The Vice-Chairperson

 The Vice-chairperson of the Education Committee has the following responsibilities:

The Treasurer

The Treasurer of the Education Committee is responsible to the P.E.C for recording and reporting the receipt of all monies received by Immaculate Conception School as income or disbursed for school expenditures on behalf of either The Catholic Public Schools of Vancouver Archdiocese or Immaculate Conception School.  Other responsibilities of the Treasurer are:

The Secretary

The secretary of the Education Committee has the following responsibilities.

Staff Representative

The Staff Representative, a teacher under contract, is elected by the staff for a one year term.  The responsibilities of the Staff Representative are:

Education Committee

Fr. Amador Abundo - Pastor     Phone: 604-591-2271

Ann Kishor, Chairperson 

Cheryl Vaz, Vice-Chair 

Charlotte Wong, Secretary 

Suzanna Topic, Treasurer  

James Zietarski, Parent Participation

Avagail Carnate , Parent Paricipation

Jane Rashed, Uniforms  ( )