All About GASC

All About GASC 2020-2021

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Glen Allan School Council NEEDS YOU!!

Elections for GASC positions will be held at the May 19, 2021 meeting to set the council for the 2021/2022 school year.

GASC is made up of parents or guardians of children who attend Glen Allan Elementary School. GASC is run by elected council members and meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. (there are no meetings in December, March and June). 

Being on GASC is a great opportunity to learn more about the school, provide support to excellent programs and resources for the students, and provide input and feedback to the school. 

Below are the GASC positions.  All positions are available for nominations from interested parents.  Please reach out to the person currently in the role if you are interested or have questions (email or phone number has been provided).

  1. Chair: Jessica Winship

(This position is under active recruitment, Jessica has been in the role for 4 years and would be happy to have someone else step in and assume the position.  She has well organized information and documents to pass on and would support the new Chair by attending meetings and being available for questions, etc.)

This position Chairs all meetings of the Council, provides general supervision of all activities of the Council, is the official spokesperson of the Council and prepares annual reports.

  1. Program Vice-Chair: Sheila Connelly

This position works with the Principal and the Chair to determine the number of programs and calendar dates for programs during the school year, organizes committees for all programs before the beginning of the next school year (where possible) and keeps a tracking of all programs which include duties of coordinator positions and a report of activities and form letters pertaining to the specific programs.

  1. Fund Development Committee Chair: Jenn Campbell

Cell: 780 907-3100

This position serve as liaison between the FDC and the Council, and is responsible for fundraising and the running of the fund development as a separate entity.

  1. Budget Vice-Chair: Erin Barrett

This position is back up to the Chair, is the connection point between the Council and the Fund Development Committee Chair, prepares the Council budget and provides regular updates at council meetings.

  1. Treasurer: Ryan Fukala

The Treasurer handles all money paid to the Council and is responsible for banking, deposits, proper accounting/tracking of Council funds and presents a full detailed account of receipts and disbursements to the Council whenever requested.

  1. Secretary: Irene Hamm

(This position is under active recruitment, Irene has no more children at the school after this year.  She is happy to help train her replacement and has well organized information and documents to pass on.)

This position is responsible for record keeping, taking minutes at the meetings and providing approved minutes to the Principal for posting on the website and keeping a membership list of the Council.