School Council Elections

Role of School Councillors
School Councillors play an important role in decision making and the management of our school.  They donate many hours to the various sub-committees of council: Education, Finance, Facilities & Grounds, Chaplaincy and Sponsorship & Marketing.   Councillors belong to two committees, they also attend monthly council meetings and represent the school at many functions.

Membership
Our School Council consists of five parent members,   four staff members including the Principal, two students members and three  community members.

Number of Vacancies  
Parent Member x  3 
DET Employee x  1
Student x 2                                         

Term of Office Parent & DET Members
The term of office is for two years with some of the members retiring each year, but eligible for re-election. 

Term of Office Students
(1 x student for 1 year term / 1 x student for 2 year term)
Voting

If the number of nominations exceeds the vacancies in either the parent or staff electorates, an election will be necessary.  All parents are entitled to vote for parent representatives.

Timeline

Notice of election and call for nominations
Friday 7th February 2020

Closing date for nominations
Friday 14th February 2020 at 4:00pm

Date by which the list of candidates and nominators will be displayed
Monday 17th February 2020

The date by which ballot papers will be prepared and distributed (if required)
On or before 25th February 2020

Close of ballot (if required)
4th March 2020 4.00 pm

Vote Count
5th March

Declaration of Ballot
Thursday 6th March

School Council AGM
Tuesday 10th March 2020 at 5.00 pm

*****  Nomination forms must be collected in person.  Please contact Geraldine Carter or Allison Betts in the administration office for nomination forms or further information.

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