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by Leanne Lawson - Thursday, 7 April 2016, 8:32 AM

Dear KELSET Community:


Following the KELSET PAC AGM in March, we are pleased to announce the following PAC Executive for 2016/17 (all by acclamation):


Co-Presidents:                                                    Laura Veasey and Jen Langard

Past Co-Presidents:                                        Sara Benson and Marissa Bentham

Vice-President:                                               Vacant

Secretary:                                                           Vacant

Treasurer:                                                          Vacant

Fundraising Chair:                                              Zabrina Fieldhouse          

COPACS Rep:                                                      Jeannine Wakely

First Nations Rep:                                           Vacant

Fun Lunch Coordinators:                                    Vacant

Special Events Committee Co-chairs:                Taryn Vantreight and Katie Hembruff

Members at Large:                                            Gwen McEwen, Lesley Arnold, Heather Fyfe

New Positions

Earthquake Coordinator:                                  Sonya Cox

KELSET Cares Coordinator:                               Lisa McConnell



If you are interested in joining our great group of engaged parents, please contact the PAC at


PLEASE NOTE:  the PAC must have the positions of Secretary and Treasurer filled in order to operate and receive our $7,500 gaming grant.  PAC executive positions have a maximum term of 3 consecutive years.  The vacant executive position descriptions are as follows:


The Vice President will:


·        Assume the responsibilities of the President in the President's absence.

·        Assist the President when required.

·        Chair the Nomination Committee.

·        Be responsible for appointing and co-ordination class representatives.

·        Accept extra duties as required.


The Secretary will:


·        Record minutes of general, executive and special meetings.

·        Distribute the minutes to the executive prior to each meeting.

·        Maintain files and maintain safekeeping of the PAC’s permanent records, including, but not limited to minutes and constitution.

·        Post a copy of all meeting minutes on the parent board at the school within fourteen days of each meeting.

·        Be one of the signing officers of the Executive.


The Treasurer will:


·        Be responsible for and report on the report on the accounts of the PAC.

·        In consultation with the executive, draft an annual budget which includes a plan of expenditures.

·        Prepare and present monthly reports and year-end reports at PAC general meetings as outlined in the School Act. Monthly reports shall include disclosure of any expenditures approved by the executive since the previous meeting.

·        Be one of the signing officers of the Executive.

·        Disburse funds as authorized by the membership or executive.

·        Ensure that proper financial records and books of account are maintained.

·        Make financial records and books of account available to members upon request.

Have the financial records and books of account ready for inspection or audit annually.


The Food Coordinator will:


·        Prepare information for families regarding food days including dates, menu, and cost.

·        Collect monies for food days and submit to the PAC Treasurer.

·        Coordinate the purchase and distribution of food items.


      The First Nations Representative will:


·        Liaison between the First Nations communities and the membership.

·        Provide input into Advisory Council activities from a First Nations perspective.