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COPAC External Committee Representatives

As per Board​ Policy 135, 4.7, COPAC is recognized as an official partner group to "attend regular and special Public Board meetings, and to be recognized/acknowledged by the Board Chair to contribute during debate on any matter affecting their respective associations. Official partner groups are invited to serve on Board Standing Committees as nonvoting members." 

 COPAC Representative for School D​istrict 23 Board Meetings:
Simon Adams (COPAC President, DWE) and Nicola Baker (COPAC  Vice-President, CLE)

​​Agendas & Minutes for Board Meetings are posted on SD23 Website​

School D​istrict 23 Board Standing Committees​

​Policy - Sarena Smith (COPAC  Member-at-Large, CNB)
Planning and Facilities  - Sarena Smith (COPAC  Member-at-Large, CNB)
Education and Student Services - Deannie Zahara (COPAC  Member-at-Large)
Finance and Audit - Deannie Zahara (COPAC  Member-at-Large)

​Schoo​​​l District 23 District Committees

Health Promoting Schools -Valerie Chidwick (Sec.- KSS), Sarena Smith (Middle - CNB),  Holly Flinkman (Elem-DRE)​

Safe Schools - ​Deannie Zahara (COPAC  Member-at-Large)

Human Rights - VACANT

Public Education Awareness Committee (PEAC) - VACANT need 3 reps: Elementary, Middle and Secondary school

District Early Years Partnership - Jeanne H. (BME) ​

Indigenous Education Committee- Cherylee Morrison

Partners in Inclusive Education (PIE) - Lahine Farstad​​