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COPACS Executive Needed

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COPACS Executive Needed
by Lochside PAC - Tuesday, 14 February 2012, 9:37 AM
COPACS Executive Elections April 2012 Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of COPACS will be held on Thursday April 5th, 2012 at 7pm and new individuals will be needed to step up to fill the COPACS executive board. We are having great conversations at our COPACS meetings and are providing direct feedback on many important issues to our school board trustees and superintendent who attend these meetings. Please help keep these conversations going buy playing a role on the COPACS executive team next year.
Become more informed about new education programs being suggested or offered, school board policies that may impact students, new concepts and learning trends/tools from our school board superintendent, discuss issues directly with our school board trustees. Become engaged at the district level and advocate for the best education system possible for all students in Saanich. If you have been on a school PAC executive, then you already have the necessary experience to be on COPACS executive and even if you haven't but just want to support our public education system in Saanich, then join COPACS!
The COPACS board represents all three zones, North, Central and South Saanich and from all school levels, Elementary, Middle and Secondary to be a fair advocate in our district. Executive Positions on COPACS team: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Board Committee Representatives, First Nation Liaison, Communication Director, Parent Education Director. Past president will be filled by prior year's president and also a new position is being considered to represent the unique concerns of special needs/IEP students (no formal title has been determined yet) and will brought forward for discussion at the March 2012 meeting. Some of the current members of executive will be returning and all positions can be shared with the exception of Treasurer.
If you would like more information then please contact the nomination committee:
Cathy Fountas at who will become past president next year.
Jacqueline Peacock at
Next COPACS meeting is on Thursday March 1st,2012 at 7pm in the Saanich Schools Education Centre building, behind Keating Elementary's parking lot and portable.
Thank you and see you there!
Cathy Fountas
COPACS President