Calgary Board of Education

School Council

March/April News

Do you volunteer at Richmond? Your employer may support your volunteer efforts! Please inquire with your community investment or HR department to see what programs your company offers. Your company may be willing to make a donation to Richmond School Council so we can offer more great programming and educational opportunities to the children.

Any questions, please contact your Council Chair: Stacey Aberdeen

Richmond School Council Role Descriptions

CHAIRPERSON Chairs meetings, establishes agenda, and works closely with the Principal.

VICE CHAIR Assists as required when Chairperson is unable to chair monthly meetings.

TREASURER Maintains council and society bank account.

SECRETARY Keeps minutes of meetings, distributes minutes to the school and to members.

KEY COMMUNICATOR(S) Represents Richmond at one CBE system wide meeting held every other month. Reports system issues to council. Updates School Council infor-mation board and assists with write ups for community Review publications.

FUNDRAISING REPRESENTATIVE(S) Receives information regarding possible funding from outside sources reviews and presents applicable projects to council. Coordinates volunteers for Casino fundraising when required.

SPECIAL EVENTS ORGANIZER(S) Plans and organizes in school events such as Welcome Back Breakfast, community building activities, and parent education evenings. Assists with organizing volunteers as required for larger school activities.

COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVE Shares information from Richmond Community meetings, brings forth Community issues to council.

CHARITIES COORDINATOR(S) Receives and seeks information regarding charities that are applicable for support by council. Presents applicable information and projects for council consideration as required.

CASINO COORDINATOR(S) Completes Provincial requirements to update applications for future Casino dates as required. Collects and schedules all volunteers.