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School Council Executive:




Officer of the Council: 

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The positions and their responsibilities as laid out in the Constitution are as follows:

Chair or Co-Chairs
• Presides over Council meetings
• Prepares the agenda for Council meetings
• Reports regularly on Council activities to the school community, and prepares a written report on Council activities for the Board in cooperation with the Treasurer
• Represents the Council to outside bodies and authorities
• Acts as a signing officer
• Is an ex-officio member of all subcommittees
• Generally exercises such authority as is usually associated with the office
• Where Co-Chairs are elected, they jointly and severally perform the duties of the office of Chair

• Is responsible for oversight of the finances of the Council in accordance with the policies and procedures of the OCDSB
• Prepares a draft of the annual budget of Council for discussion with Members
• Provides financial report updates to the Council at every meeting
• Provides advice to Council on financial matters, e.g., the affordability of initiatives
• Provides an accounting of Council finances at least annually and serves as liaison with auditors as required
• Performs such other related duties as may be assigned by the Chair from time to time
• Cooperates with the Chair or Co-Chairs in preparing a written report on Council activities for the Board
• Acts as a signing officer for Council

• Prepares and distributes documents necessary for meetings
• Prepares and distributes minutes of Council meetings
• Drafts correspondence resulting from specific decisions made by the Council
• Keeps a file of official documents

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